East Midlands Regional Coordinator
Emma is Assistant Director of Finance – Procurement at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Emma is currently leading a large procurement team at one of the major acute teaching hospitals in the Midlands as Director of Procurement & Supply Chain at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
In recognition of Emma’s leadership style and success she was awarded ‘Procurement Professional of the Year’ at the HCSA Awards in November 2018 and in addition, the Strategic Procurement Team (which she headed up) was also awarded Procurement ‘Team of the Year’ at the same event.
Emma is also an ambassador of the procurement and supply profession and has received the honour of becoming a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply in recognition of her dedication and contribution in supporting the procurement and supply chain profession.
East Midlands Regional Coordinator
David has been the Head of Procurement at UHL since 2017 and held Senior Category Manager roles at large Acute Teaching hospitals in the East Midlands. Before that David joined the NHS in 2009 working at the now NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC). Davids career has covered a variety of public procurement roles in the Ministry of Defence and Housing.
As a PSTP trainer, David is particularly keen on developing, promoting and retaining talent within NHS Procurement.
South West regional co-ordinator
Scotland Regional Coordinator
North West Regional Coordinator
Joanne has enjoyed a fantastic 29 year career in NHS Procurement, working in a variety of roles and categories at local, regional and national level.
Joanne’s career began in 1990 at Mersey Regional Health Authority, opposite the Runcorn NHS Logistics Depot, as a part time procurement admin assistant, before moving through the ranks before accepting a secondment opportunity as Deputy Supplies Customer Service Manager in Salford. She then went onto develop and lead a newly established procurement team at Salford Community Healthcare NHS Trust. These roles provided an excellent insight into the daily challenges our members face.
Having a real passion for customer and patient focused procurement the ideal move into category management came in 2005 when Jo joined the Greater Manchester Collaborative Procurement Hub as Category Manager for Business Services, before then moving into roles with East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub, undertaking regional and national review of temporary staffing usage, and now North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative, where Jo leads the HR & People Category team.
Joanne is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, chairs the HR & People Category Board, and several sub-regional temporary staffing clusters.
Regional Coordinator for Wales
Experienced Senior Procurement Manager with a demonstrated history of managing large and complex procurement activity. Current areas of responsibility include Energy procurement, management of NHS Wales agency nursing and medical locums contracts and acting as the organisational lead in sustainable procurement.
Significant experience of working in the health care industry. Skilled in Procurement, Data Analysis, Public Procurement, European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL), and Contract Law. Strong marketing professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Purchasing and Supply Chain management from University of South Wales.
Keir is also Chair of the HCSA Sustainability and Social Value Group.
Wales Deputy Regional Coordinator
Currently Senior Category Manager within the National Clinical Team for NHS Wales with previous experience of working at Trust/Health Board level. Current areas of responsibility include Pathology & Point of Care Testing and Surgical Devices and Consumables. Experienced in delivering large complex procurements and skilled in Contract Management, Supplier Performance Management, Data Analysis and Public Procurement with a special interest in Value-Based Procurement to improve clinical and patient outcomes.
Jo is a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS) and more recently attained MSc in Strategic Procurement Management. Having personally benefited from investment in staff development Jo is keen to support and encourage others.
West Midlands Deputy Regional Coordinator
Harvy Sanghera is Head of Data Analytics, E-Commerce & Transactional Procurement at BSOL Procurement Collaborative University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.
Harvy started her career in private sector Procurement in the automotive industry having also held various positions within Banking, Universities, Local Authority, Manufacturing, DVLA, Sales and Retail sectors before finally joining the NHS over 22 years ago.
Harvy has a wealth of knowledge within the NHS, across Theatres, Procurement and Acute Commissioning environments, gained primarily within large complex Acute NHS Trusts across the Midlands, North and London regions covering a variety of senior roles including Operational, Contracting, Performance Management, Capital, P2P Systems, and Strategic Procurement.
Harvy is passionate about EDI and supports the wider Trust agenda and is particularly interested in continuing to raise the profile of Procurement and supporting the HCSA as it promotes the work of Procurement and Supply Chain staff at all levels in Healthcare and is reminiscent of how such organisations/ individuals
supported her during the early years of her own career development and training needs.
Northern Ireland Regional Coordinator
Peter commenced his career in the Health Service in 1982 and has held positions at all levels in purchasing and supply. In May 2009, following Health and Social Care restructuring in Northern Ireland, he was appointed Assistant Director at the Business Services Organisation with responsibility for the Procurement and Logistics Services.
In this role Peter is responsible for delivering strategic and operational procurement and logistics services to all health and social care trusts, boards and agencies within Northern Ireland influencing procurement expenditure of circa £780M per annum growing to £1.2bn by 2021. He represents N.I. Health and Social Care on the N.I. Procurement Practitioners Group.
He has held posts as Director of Procurement at the Central Services Agency Regional Supplies Service (CSA RSS) restructuring purchasing and contracting services to create a category management structure. Prior to that he held posts as Assistant Director of Purchasing responsible for The Royal Hospitals Trust and the Belfast City Hospital Trust and Purchasing & Project Manager at the Ulster Hospital,
Peter holds a Masters Degree in Purchasing and Supply Management, is a graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and a past Treasurer of the N.I. branch of the Health Care Supplies Association.
Peter is married with two daughters, a son and a dog.
West Midlands Regional Coordinator
With over 30 years procurement & supply chain experience. Simon began his career in the Royal Navy and has worked in senior Procurement/Supply Chain roles within the Pharmaceutical sector and Local Government, before starting his NHS career in the East of England at Basildon & Colchester. Now working in Birmingham, he is responsible for all Procurement across the Birmingham & Solihull Integrated Care System (ICS).
North East Regional Coordinator
Tracey Cramond has worked in the NHS Procurement for over 8 years as a senior procurement professional and has gained experience of all aspects of Public Sector Procurement during that period whilst working in an Acute Trust. Whilst in the trust she was seconded onto the Scan4Safety programme to implement the adoption of GS1 and PEPPOL global standards. Tracey also took a lead for supplier engagement to the programme, hosting and facilitating large supplier/Trust events to share the programme requirements and stimulate engagement and programme uptake, also working with the Department of Health & Social Care on supplier adoption initiatives for Scan4Safety and PEPPOL.
She is currently seconded onto the DHSC Test & Trace programme offering supplier and contract management expertise and support to the Commercial Consumables, Reagents and Equipment category.
Tracey is also an Enterprise Adviser – working in partnership with the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (January 2019 to date). Her voluntary role as an Enterprise Adviser sees her work closely with Derwentside College to help shape the delivery of careers education and build a whole-school careers strategy, giving input as a business leader. This work is part of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (North East LEP’s) North East Ambition programme, which works to support schools and colleges to meet the Good Career Guidance Benchmarks; a set of standards all schools must work towards achieving to help each and every pupil. Tracey has recently been appointed to the Board of Trustees at Derwentside.
In her spare time Tracey is an avid fund raiser for charity, working on exciting local projects to improve the palliative care pathway and the end of life patient experience. She has also been the Chair of the North East Branch Morris Minor Owners Club for the last 17 years, with a membership of over 60 paid up Northern lads and lasses. She enjoys the arts, classical music, musical theatre and is an artist in her own right using the oil medium.
NHS Collaboratives Lead
Deputy Managing Director NHS London Procurement Partnership
Lee has over 20 years’ experience in strategic procurement across both the private and public sector. He joined the NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) as Chief Operating Officer in 2016 before becoming Deputy Managing Director in 2020. Earlier in his career Lee held Procurement Director positions at Health Trust Europe, General Electric (GE) and Unipart Automotive. His specialist areas include workforce procurement and value analysis/value engineering.
Lee has an MBA in Chinese Negotiation Strategy, a PGDiP in E-Commerce and a BSc (hons) in American Management Science. He is also married with one son and one daughter and is a keen Swansea City fan.
NHS Collaboratives Lead
Procurement Director NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub
Yorkshire & Humber Co-Lead
Andrea is a Commercial Leader with 25+ years of experience of delivering strategic and operational performance improvements within a commercial and procurement capacityin both public and private sector.
She has worked within the NHS in South Yorkshire since 2014 and prior to that was in Leicester. Her role now covers Sheffield Teaching and Children’s Hospital and procurement leadership across South Yorkshire ICS.
Andrea sits on various regional and national procurement groups and is a CIPS Fellow. As a HCSA national council member Andrea is passionate about supporting the next generation of Procurement Leaders to progress and become our Healthcare leaders of the future.
South East Co-Lead
East of England Co-Lead
East of England Co-Lead
South Central Co-ordinator
Specialist Area Co-Lead (Commissioning)
Northern Ireland representative
Angela is Head of Goods and Services for BSO Procurement and Logistics Service
Northeast Regional Coordinator
Procurement Director, SCCL
Scotland Regional Co-ordinator
Neil is Assistant Director – Procurement and Supply Chain, at NHS Highland
South West Regional Co-ordinator
Paul started his procurement career at Westland Helicopters before joining the NHS in 2005 as a buyer in the Dorset and Somerset Procurement Confederation. He subsequently moved into the local Procurement team at Taunton, undertaking various roles before being appointed Head of Procurement at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust in March 2017.
Sue is Associate Director of Procurement, Liverpool University Hospitals
Lee is MD of North West London Procurement Services
Val is Associate Director of Contracting and Procurement, NHS Cheshire and Merseyside