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Procurement and Commissioning Network

The CIPFA Procurement and Commissioning Network (CPCN) offers critical and timely guidance, documentation and training on the key issues affecting public sector procurement and commissioning as they develop.

Your advisor, Mohamed Hans, will provide you with expert advice on EU and UK procurement legislation during a period of constant change in the public sector. You can download the network's service plan here.

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Meet your advisor

Mohamed Hans, Procurement Advisor, CIPFA Procurement and Commissioning Network (CPCN) | LinkedIn Profile

Mohamed Hans, Procurement Advisor, CIPFA Procurement and Commissioning Network (CPCN)

Mohamed Hans joined CIPFA in 2004 after working as a senior commercial solicitor for a number of West Yorkshire local authorities. He is an expert on the European Public Procurement Rules and has written extensively on this topic as well as developed widely used practitioner toolkits. He is also invited to speak at conferences (UK and abroad) and is often the first point of contact for practitioners understanding complex procurement issues. He manages the CIPFA Procurement and Commissioning Network which has nearly 100 member authorities. Email: mohamed.hans@cipfa.org, Tel: 07717 345188.

Network essentials

A comprehensive directory of Introduction to... workshops for local government practitioners, our essentials modules are offered through CIPFA's various advisory networks and are therefore available at many locations and dates throughout the year.

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