Nikki Rowbottom is the Head of Supply Chain Management for the British Library, joining in November 2016. Nikki is a graduate of Brunel University, achieving an Upper Second Class Joint Honours degree in Economics and Management and has also been a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply since 2003, becoming qualified in 2007 and achieving her Chartered status in 2018.
Having worked in procurement and contract management roles across the private and public sector for 16 years, Nikki brings a wealth of commercial experience to the British Library, most recently expanding the remit of the procurement team to include pre and post contract management and re-branding the team to Supply Chain Management. While Nikki’s primary objective over the last 3 years has been to introduce a professional and efficient contract management mechanism to the British Library, she has also focused on incorporating responsible & sustainable procurement and focussing on how to bring social value into contracts in a research and culture based organisation. Nikki is based at the British Library’s site in Wetherby, West Yorkshire and lives near York.