The P4H England Keynote Arena is one of the focal points within the event, providing all visitors with a rare opportunity to hear from leading personnel from organisations such as the NHS, academia and the wider industry network.
High-profile speakers will present on a range of topical and critical subjects that are defining the future of healthcare procurement, in addition to delivering against today’s current marketplace initiatives and objectives.
Jacqui joined NHSEI from the UK Health Security Agency where she was Chief Commercial Officer, Head of Corporate Services and Transition Director. As a member of the NHS Test & Trace Executive Team, she was a driving force behind dynamic and rapid innovation and technology development in the supply chain.
Jacqui was formerly director for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation at the Ministry of Defence, and is a member of the Cabinet Office Commercial Function. She joined the UK government after 30 years in the financial services industry where she held multiple executive positions in companies including Credit Suisse, JP Morgan, Barclays and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Jacqui leads the vital work of the Commercial directorate, driving the NHS to improve delivery, quality, efficiency and value of our procurement and wider estates management, services and functions, and supporting the spread of innovations across the NHS.
Preeya Bailie joined NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) in July 2018 as Chief Procurement Officer. A year later she became Director of Procurement Transformation and Commercial Delivery, bringing together procurement oversight of both primary and secondary care.
As the NHS is one of the UK’s largest buyer of goods and services, procurement can be a powerful tool in driving change. Preeya leads a programme which is focused on category transformation, harnessing data and technology to increase efficiencies and increasing transparency so that we can measure value more consistently.
Preeya is driving sustainable procurement to deliver on the NHS commitment to net zero by 2045 and a fair and transparent supply chain free of modern slavery. Our procurement will deliver wider social value, unlock benefits from innovation and foster healthy supply markets.
Preeya has a breadth of public sector procurement experience, spanning local authorities and procurement partnerships, including the establishment of frameworks, outsourcing of services, setting up of joint ventures and programmes for income generation.
Andy joined NHS Supply Chain at the end of 2021 as Commercial Director. He joined from a 20+ year career at Kimberly-Clark, a global Health and Hygiene Manufacturer, where his experience spanned General Management and Supply Chain. Most recently Andy led Kimberly-Clark’s Professional business as Managing Director across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In his time leading one of Kimberly-Clark’s most diverse regions Andy and his team established critical supplier relationships with a number of partners, including major healthcare providers.
Prior to this Andy gained over 15 years of Supply Chain experience where he reached the position of Regional Procurement Director for Kimberly-Clark Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Having had responsibility for some of Kimberly-Clark’s most complex strategic supplier relationships, Andy is well placed to understand what it takes to build long term partnerships.
Andy earned his MBA at Henley Business School in the UK, and a Bachelor of Business Administration and International Business degree from Lancaster University, UK and ICADE University, Spain. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement.
Keith Rowley has been Managing Director of NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) NOE CPC, a wholly owned part of Leeds and York Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) since 2012. Through NOE CPC Keith is responsible for a range of services including the Collaborative Procurement Hub, the Hotel Services Category Tower and the shared Procurement and Logistics services delivered to LYPFT and Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH). Prior to joining NOE CPC, Keith worked in the IT Services Sector for 14 years, where he covered a wide spectrum of roles including procurement, sales, marketing, and operations. Most recently Keith has been appointed Chief Officer of Health Care Supply Association (HCSA). Keith is particularly interested in ensuring the role of Procurement is valued and developed to ensure it continues to underpin the success of the NHS.