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Procurement Conference 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central

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When

Wed, 13 Feb from
09:00 to 16:15 (BST)

Where

DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central
36 Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN

Cost

From £219

Thank you to all who attended the SFHA's Procurement Conference, presentations are now available to download.

The conference saw over ‚Äč80 delegates from across the sector come together to share experiences and good practice.

This years sessions included:

  • The Review of Procurement in Public Sector Construction and the new Construction Manual 
  • The use of Procurement Frameworks 
  • Procurement Capability Assessments
  • Collaborative Procurement – is this the way forward?
  • Procurement Strategies
  • Legal Debate

There was lots of lively discussion in the workshops.

If you have any queries about the conference or you would like to contribute to next years conference please contact Karen Devin, Events Producer on kdevin@sfha.co.uk

If you are interested in joining the SFHA Procurement Forum contact David Stewart, Policy Lead on dstewart@sfha.co.uk

Costs

Member Price £219

Non-member Price £299

Procurement Conference 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central

36 Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN

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Sponsors

Main Sponsor

SPA

Lunch Sponsor

McTaggart Construction

Speakers

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Colin Taylor
Scotland Excel

Colin Taylor is Housing Services Manager at Scotland Excel.

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Colin Taylor is Housing Services Manager at Scotland Excel leading a team with responsibility for delivering the Scottish Government funded Procurement Improvement Programme to housing associations. Colin joined Scotland Excel in 2008 providing support to Scotland’s councils before taking this role last April. Before joining Scotland Excel , Colin’s previous career was in the private sector  working for multinational corporations (Philips & IBM) building up extensive experience in procurement, finance, customer relationships and business operations with roles in both the UK and North America.

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Lauren Little
TC Young

Lauren is a partner at TC Young Solicitors and acts predominantly for RSL clients in a variety of areas.

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She represents  RSL clients in relation to finance agreements with all of the major lenders to the sector, negotiating terms, delivering conditions precedent and reporting to committees. She also regularly drafts and negotiates the terms of contracts for supplies, goods and services, and advises on governance matters for RSLs and their subsidiaries. Leading on procurement issues, she advises on the interpretation of the procurement regulations as they relate to the specific contract requirements within the RSL sector. Lauren also negotiates the terms of construction contracts and professional team appointments. 

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Lesley Anderson
SPA

Lesley Anderson is MCIPS qualified Procurement Professional.

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Lesley Anderson is MCIPS qualified Procurement Professional with over 23 years of experience in various sectors, public and private, including the Construction Industry, Public Sector and Gas & Oil Industry.

 In her role as Procurement Manager at SPA, Lesley provides procurement support, advice and guidance, to clients and contractors from project identification through to award of contract.

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Kate Christie
Lintel Trust

Kate is passionate about equality, empowering people and communities to reach their potential and improve quality of life. 

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After a career in marketing, business start-up and charity project management, Kate’s career in housing began when she started working with Link Housing’s Welfare Advice Team. When Lintel Trust joined the Link group of subsidiaries in 2015, she saw the opportunity to make more of a difference. Since then, she has supported Lintel Trust in ‘going digital’; created a new website, social media presence and online grant application service and incorporated social value monitoring into Lintel Trust’s grant giving. She has led the Trust in developing a charitable fund management service to generate sustainable income. Kate is responsible for the management of the SPA Community Benefit Fund, delivered to projects across Scotland.

Conference Exhibitors

Stand Exhibitor Contact

1

CPL Software

CPL Software Ltd
www.cplsoftware.com



2

Elnur

Elnur
https://www.elnur.co.uk/



3

Scolmore

Scolmore
https://www.scolmore.com/



4

Scotland Excel

Scotland Excel
http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/



5

Worcester Bosch Group

Worcester, Bosch Thermotechnology
https://www.worcester-bosch.co.uk/



6

NorDan Logo

NorDan (UK) Ltd
http://www.nordan.co.uk/



7

McDermott Group Logo

McDermott Group
http://www.mcdermottgroup.co.uk/



8

SPA

LHC Scotland / SPA
https://www.scottishprocurement.scot/



9

McTaggart Construction

McTaggart Construction
http://mctaggartconstruction.co.uk/



10

Sidey Logo

Sidey Ltd
http://www.sidey.co.uk/



11

AM Bid

AM Bid Services Ltd
https://www.ambidservices.co.uk/



12

Turner

Turner Group
http://www.turner.co.uk



13

Aico Logo

Aico
https://www.aico.co.uk/



14

Screwfix

Screwfix
https://www.screwfix.com/



15

Utility Aid

Utility Aid
http://www.utility-aid.co.uk/



16

Swan Group

Swan Group
www.swanholdinggroup.com



17

O'Briens Demolition

O'Brien Group
http://www.g-obrien.co.uk



18

SERS LTD

SERS LTD
https://www.sersltd.co.uk



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