Strategy and Compliance
Lauren Roberts BSc (Hons) MCIPS Commercial Procurement Manager
Lauren’s experience lies within the NHS procurement sector. Lauren has previously worked as a contracting manager for NHS Supply Chain and has in depth knowledge of procurement and supply chain management within the NHS environment. Lauren has extensive experience in tendering for highly complex EU procurement projects and also delivering wider strategic whole life models, capital, consumable and pandemic stock procurements. In addition Lauren has also led on several collaborative projects coordinating and managing a number of stakeholder groups. Lauren has recently completed her level 6 CIPS Professional Diploma.
Ian Bailiff MCIPS Commercial Procurement Specialist
Ian holds the CIPS Graduate Diploma and a Prince2 Foundation certificate. Ian has extensive procurement experience and a solid track record of delivering real benefits, having worked for Royal Mail as the lead buyer of mechanical handling equipment, NHS Supply Chain as the surgical instrument category specialist and NHS PASA as a category specialist in temporary staffing before joining the Trust.
Ian has gained a deep understanding of stakeholders’ key drivers and applies objective scientific methods to complex and often contentious categories. Projects where Ian has been the commercial lead for the Trust include the entire orthopaedic implants portfolio, surgeons’ gloves, the creation of a managed laboratory service, customised procedure packs and radiation protection services where he has successfully balanced the various commercial, clinical and legislative concerns. He has recently joined the Commercial Procurement team where he has applied his experience to set up national framework agreements, including an innovative Smart Buildings framework and a framework to increase NHS income by enabling patient repatriation.
Sarah Ryan Senior Buyer
Sarah has over 10 years of public sector procurement experience both within the NHS and also the utilities sector. Prior to this Sarah worked as a buyer for Airbus UK and has in depth knowledge of procurement and supply chain management within the aerospace sector. Sarah has extensive experience in tendering for highly complex EU capital procurement schemes and also delivering wider strategic whole life model procurements. In addition Sarah has also led on several collaborative projects obtaining significant savings for the organisations involved. Sarah is currently studying towards her level 6 CIPs Advanced Diploma
Marion Haddley BA(hons). Commercial Procurement Specialist
Marion has extensive experience working with complex infrastructure procurements within the defense industry. Marion is well versed in supplier management and supplier relationships, being skilled at working with and exploiting difficult monopoly supply relationships and helping develop new market innovations. Marion is currently studying towards her level 6 CIPs Professional Diploma.
Phil Berry MCIPS Senior Buyer
Phil has extensive experience in managing complex healthcare capital plans and procurements. Phil holds both academic achievements and work experience in both Finance and Procurement fields.
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