As Scotland continues to lead the way for excellence in public procurement, we are delighted to return once again for the highlight in Scotland’s annual public procurement calendar.
Held over a single day, Procurex Scotland and the Scottish Government 15th National Procurement Conference are set to welcome over 1500 key decision makers, representing Scotland’s public procurement community. Officially supported by Scottish Government and the centres of expertise, this event is designed to bring together buyers and suppliers for a day of networking, learning and collaboration.
Join Scotland’s procurement community this October.
Transport ScotlandProfile coming soon.
Scottish Futures Trust
Scottish Futures TrustColin is a chartered civil engineer and has over 40 years experience in the construction industry, 30 of which have been in project management in the property sector. He is a Member of the Association for Project Management and has successfully managed and delivered projects from £12,000 to £230 million working both in the UK and internationally. He joined SFT in 2015 as a Territory Support Director in the hub programme and took up the role leading the Construction Quality Assurance Initiative in July 2018.
Commercial Sustainability Manager
Commercial Sustainability Manager
AkzoNobelDuncan has worked in a variety of roles focused on Coatings Manufacture and the Commercial Decorating Sector over the last 25 years. His interest, and role, has moved more recently to improving the sustainability profile of painting and decorating to secure a long term future for the industry. He is passionate about providing innovative solutions to overcome the challenges faced by those involved with the Construction Industry - reducing our impact on the environment and positively impacting society.
PASSEddie is BiP Solutions' Senior Procurement Consultant. Working alongside the Client Services team, he frequently assists public sector organisations with clarification and interpretation of EU Directives and a wide variety of legislative issues. Eddie is lead consultant on BiP's PASS Mark Health Check, an evaluation technique that helps identify how organisations in both the public and private sectors can develop more effective processes in respect of all aspects of public sector contracting. A member of the International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA), Eddie is also the senior adviser on BiP's unique Tender Support Helpline team, which provides advice on contracting matters to hundreds of clients. For the last 13 years Eddie has lectured regularly on procurement policy and processes at conferences and events, both on behalf of BiP and for a variety of other organisations including the Institute of Directors. He also provides in-house training on the tendering process – law and practice – to personnel in both the public and private sectors, including several multinational organisations.
PASSPhil regularly provides advice and support to both public and private sector clients, handling a wide variety of procurement and tendering-related questions and challenges. Phil has delivered presentations on procurement regulation, policy and processes at numerous public sector tendering and training events covering a diverse range of procurement-related topics, on behalf of both BiP Solutions and other organisations including the Scottish Government, the Supplier Development Programme and the Higher Education Procurement Academy. During a two-year secondment to the Scottish Government’s procurement policy team Phil supported the transposition of the new procurement legislation, created and delivered a comprehensive training programme on the legislative changes and also delivered support to the Government’s Single Point of Enquiry and their European Structural Funds Team. Before joining PASS, Phil spent three years as Interoperability Manager for the UK Government’s Supply2.gov.uk service. During this time he worked with public sector organisations to increase the number of opportunities available to SMEs through the portal, and with business support organisations and trade associations to help the SME community take advantage of this resource. More recently, Phil has delivered a wide variety of procurement projects both in the UK and internationally, including providing UK defence exporters with a comprehensive guide to supplying the Japanese Ministry of Defence and wider defence sector (a Foreign and Commonwealth Office project); and delivery of a tailored procurement function to a UK contracting authority (including knowledge transfer, handbook and ongoing procurement support). He is currently writing a Foundation Course on public procurement for the Caribbean region.