Meet our 2019 speakers. More to be announced… 

Adele Spencer

Head of Procurement and Business Development, Benenden Health

Adrian Bower

Global CPO, GVC Group

Alex Jennings

CPO, DS Smith

Alf Noto

Managing Director, Chief Procurement Officer and COO Corporate Services, Deutsche Bank AG

Alison Firth

Managing Director, Artizian Group

Alpar Kamber

Executive Vice President, WNS Global Services

Andrew Buchanan

Sales & Marketing Director, Xenith

Andy Haynes

Procurement Director, Heathrow Airport

Andy Horne

Head of Supply Chain Shared Goods & Services, EDF Energy

Ben Carpenter

CEO, Social Value UK

Ben Saunders

Polar Explorer and Endurance Athlete

Bilal Shaykh

Group CPO, Centrica PLC

Cath Hill

Group Director, CIPS

Charles Findlay

Independent Consultant

Chris Harrop, OBE

Group Marketing and Sustainability Director, Marshalls

Dale Turner

Director of Procurement and Supply Chain, Skanska UK

David Cooney

Head of Sales and Distribution, Premier Inn

Dr John Glen

CIPS Economist, CIPS

Elizabeth Heron

Managing Director, OrangeDoor

Evan Sutherland

Procurement Director, Balfour Beatty

Graham Crawshaw

Services Director, CASME

Harold Hendrickx

Transformation Director, DS Smith

Jake Holloway

Business Development Director, Crossword Cybersecurity plc

James Allen

Asset Management Director, Arriva

James Bridgeland

Consulting & Solutions Director, Reed Specialist Recruitment

Janet Chinnery

Head of Corporate Procurement, Thames Tideway Tunnel

Juliet Sotnick

CPO and CSO at Babcock International

Kevin Murphy

Capability Lead - Transformation, RBS

Kimberley Campbell

UK Category Buyer, UK Procurement, HEINEKEN UK Limited

Laura Faulkner

Director, Supply Chain Management, Nationwide Building Society

Maggie Berry

Executive Director for Europe, WEConnect International

Malcolm Harrison


Matt McQullian

Managing Director, UK, C2FO

Mayank Shah

Founder & CEO, MSDUK

Melinda Johnson

Commercial Director, Department of Health and Social Care

Mika Yokoyama

Head of Procurement Centre of Excellence, Takeda

Nadia Youds

Partner & Social Impact Manager (Supply Chain), John Lewis & Partners

Nick Jenkinson

Senior Director – Procurement & CRE, Astellas Pharma

Nick Jones

CEO, Joules

Ninian Wilson

Group SCM Director & CEO, Vodafone Procurement

Patrick Dunne

Director of Group Property, Procurement & Cost Base Transformation

Pierre-François Thaler

Co-CEO, EcoVadis

Rhys Bush

Regional Vice President – EMEA, Avetta

Richard Harding

Global Purchasing Director, Purchasing Transformation & Operations, Jaguar Land Rover

Richard Scourfield

Sales Director, Mercateo UK

Richard Smith

Director, Enterprise Project Management Office, Reed Specialist Recruitment

Rob Metcalf

Group Purchase Manager - Systems, JCB

Rob Tuckwell

Director of Partnerships, Barclaycard

Robert Copeland

Group Procurement Director, G4S

Simon Murray

Director, S A Murray Ltd. and panel member of the Infrastructure Client Group, Institute of Civil Engineers