15 September 2021
New for 2021, the P4H England Live Stages will provide all visitors with an opportunity to hear from experts from across the healthcare procurement community.
High-profile speakers will present on a range of subjects that are defining the future of NHS procurement, in addition to delivering against today’s current marketplace initiatives and objectives.
With over 20 sessions taking place live in venue to choose from, across three zones on the exhibition floor, keep up to date on the changing landscape of healthcare procurement.
Find out more about each Live Stage below:
New Speakers Announced
Mat Oram, CEO & Co-founder of AdviseInc, is on a mission to help Health and Social Care #MakeSense of their spend data. Creator of the first UK-wide NHS provider product price comparison service and more recently led the team that implemented StockWatch, the PPE forecasting and tracking platform for Health and Social care during Covid-19. Mat is also an advisory board member of Octopus Ventures Healthcare (formerly TenX Healthcare), a Venture Capital fund to back the acceleration of technology into the NHS and other global health systems.
Mat led the development and implementation of the UK’s first national product price benchmarking solution as part of Lord Carter’s commercial variation programme. It was recognised by Lord Carter as a shining example of collaboration and a world-first that quickly became a business as usual tool for over 210 NHS procurement teams. Analysing over £17bn of spend across 1m+ products, it’s been used to deliver hundreds of millions in benefit for the healthcare sector.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, Mat led the team that developed StockWatch. A tool that went from client conversation to implemented in an afternoon and then rolled out for FREE to over 200 public service organisations so they can track and forecast critical PPE products and enable mutual aid during the pandemic.
Mat’s team has gone on to develop analytic solutions that support more effective catalogue management and opportunity identification along with provide full spend visibility of every pound spent. He’s now leading the development of ICS Procurement Insights with a number of ICS teams, informing regional Heads of Procurement of all the measures and indicators they need to effectively manage everything from spend through to inventory.
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.
Having worked for Arco for over 20 years, Danny has a wealth of experience managing and supervising Arco’s business systems and supply chain. Following responsibility for the introduction of Arco’s renowned Product Assurance Laboratory, Danny now regularly visits manufacturers and factories in Arco’s supply base to ensure complete visibility across the supply chain and to educate colleagues.
Danny regularly speaks at customer conferences, responsible sourcing and industry events and to the health and safety media.
Danny represents Arco at industry initiatives such as:
- Ethical Trading Initiative
- Textiles 2030
- Supply Chain Sustainability School
- City Hearts Bright Future
Clark Morrow is the End User Marketing Manager for Signify UK and Ireland (formerly Philips Lighting).
Clark joined Signify in October 2019, bringing more than 20+ years of industry and professional experience across a range of relevant sectors including, telecoms, emerging energy tech, energy services and lighting.
Prior to his current role at Signify, Clark held the position of Global Product Manager for lighting within E.ON (energy solutions business) where he was responsible for the creation, set-up and growth of E.ON’s Pan European lighting solutions division.
Since joining Signify, Clark has been instrumental in developing and driving the systems and services transition and more recently was asked to spearhead the UV-C business for the UK&I market.
Graham currently works in the I&C Solutions division, where alongside his day-to-day client management role, he provides support across the business around developing and advising on solar PV projects. He joined nBS’s parent company E.ON three years ago after a successful career working in the solar arena since its implementation in the UK, in roles including managing director and head of sales, marketing and operations, covering all aspects of a solar in diverse sectors with multiple clients.
Kirsty Templeton is the Business Development Manager within the Delta eSourcing division of BiP.
She is responsible for supporting clients within the public, private and third sector for London and the South East of England. These include Central Government, NDPB’s, Local Government, Education, NHS, Charities and Private entities.
Gary has been involved in real estate, financial services and the public sector for more than 30yrs, with various senior roles covering clients, technology and innovation. He is the CEO of Metrikus, and the Chair of Air Rated.
Following his time in the Royal Navy as a Marine Engineer David took the decision on leaving the Service to move into the world of Business development. Having spent eight years working in very technically focussed Business Growth Roles, David moved into the IT industry in 1999. David has spent 18 years working with all parts of the Health and Care Sector from Central Government Departments all the way through the Sector to the delivery of frontline Patient centric solutions always. David’s passion is to enhance the delivery of patient care, which is why he was a natural choice to lead this exciting role for UKCloud Health.
Huw joined WRAP Cymru in 2011. During his time at WRAP Huw has worked with businesses in the manufacturing, resource management, packaging, food & drink, hospitality & food service, and public sectors across Wales and beyond, to promote and embed resource efficiency and the circular economy. Huw has expertise in sustainable business management, has an MBA from Bath University and degree in Economics.
Clare Dove CBE DL
Claire has been a key player in the Voluntary, Charity and Social Enterprise movement since the 1980's and is the national Crown Representative for the VCSE Sector with the remit of supporting the sector to access government contracts.
Claire nationally and internationally is known for her work in the sector and for ten years chaired Social Enterprise UK. She worked with government and leaders from the sector to create the first strategy for the Social Enterprise movement. She has ensured that we had a voice within Westminster and Whitehall, this included working with the teams to introduce the Social Value Act which is now embedded into many local government frameworks and in the national Crown Commercial procurement service. After stepping down as chair of SEUK Claire was asked and accepted to become a patron to the organisation.
Claire led the highly successful Blackburne House Group, until she retired in July 2020. Blackburne House offers an outstanding educational offer to women alongside running its award-winning School for Social Entrepreneurship and highly successful social enterprises.
Claire has received many awards for her role within the sector, which includes an MBE, OBE and also the Queens Lifetime achievement award for Enterprise promotion. Claire was once again honoured in the 2020 New Year’s honours list with a CBE.
Andrew joined CCS in 2018 as commercial lead. Andrew is now CCS’s environmental and sustainability guru working hard at delivering a better planet for all and helping on the relentless march towards Carbon Net Zero. Andrew works with the NHS, Local Authorities, Councils and Cities assisting with their plans to deliver Carbon Zero. Andrew works across all CCS agreements to support the development of customer focussed solutions that can contribute to the public sector net zero journey.
Glenn St John-Colgan
With over 30 years’ experience in commercial procurement roles, Glenn’s background brings a rare mix of breadth, scale and depth. He has saved the public millions, through innovative procurement methods and led tier one negotiations sector-wide for multi-million / billion-pound contracts. Glenn is MD of the commercial consultancy, Augmentas Group.
Tom is the Head of Public Sector for Amazon Business UK and Ireland, based in London. Prior to Amazon, Tom has worked in senior management roles at Lloyds Banking Group and the BBC, as well as being an elected Councillor for the Corporation of London, where he is Deputy Leader, and Chairs the Barbican Centre, Europe’s largest Arts Centre.
Charlene is the Head of Policy Delivery at Crown Commercial Service, moving into the policy arena after over 12 years in category and commercial roles in the public sector. During this time she worked with colleagues in Cabinet Office and Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport to deliver the pilot procurement for delivery of social value within CCS, and helping develop the recent PPN 06/20 on Social Value for Central Government
Darren R.Knowd (MBA MCIPS)
Bettina has been with WRAP since 2010 and has held the role of Programme Manager for six years, leading WRAP Cymru’s work with businesses in the electricals, textiles, resource management, food and drink, hospitality, and public sectors. With a background in market research and knowledge management, Bettina has 20 years’ experience in design, delivery and management of business support services in the UK, and has a MBA from the University of Warwick.
Andy Owen, head of healthcare at Arco, the UK’s leading supplier of safety equipment.
Healthcare is a newly defined sector for Arco. During the COVID pandemic, we began providing frontline NHS workers, along with social and private care settings with vital PPE. As our knowledge, experience, and connections with the sector developed, we began to build a strategic plan for future growth.
Having been instrumental in leading Arco’s foray into healthcare as we responded to the ever changing situation during the pandemic, my role now focuses on the evolution of Arco’s healthcare strategy, working on our customer value proposition, which looks at the bigger picture, and how we can maximise on the momentum we’ve built so far.
An accomplished and confident change management professional, with an innate entrepreneurial spirit, I thrive on pioneering this exciting new opportunity for Arco - one with significant and exciting growth potential. I’m also proud to have made a real difference for so many of our customers in the sector at such a precarious time, and welcome the opportunity to continue to do so.