2019 Members Forum

When:
28th January 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm
2019-01-28T13:30:00+00:00
2019-01-28T19:00:00+00:00
Where:
Grange City Hotel
8-14 Cooper's Row
London EC3N 2LY
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Mayank Shah

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invites you to  

2019 Members Forum: New Year- New Opportunities

Join us for our annual members forum as we welcome 2019 – make new resolutions, reflect on the past, and bring together our community of corporates, businesses and partners.  

We have curated an afternoon of engaging conversation, insightful information and a collaborative atmosphere for our members to work together and build new connections. 

 Save this date for 2019 to your diary!


Programme: 

13:30 – Registration & Arrival Refreshments  

14:00 – Welcome, 2018 report and  2019 plans at MSDUK

Speakers:

  • Mayank Shah, CEO, MSDUK
  • Ben Ngobi, Procurement Sustainability Lead, Accenture & Co-Chair, MSDUK Board of Directors

Ben Ngobi leads Accenture’s Global Procurement Sustainability, as well as its Northern Europe Supplier Inclusion & Diversity programs. Ben is responsible for the strategy to embed environmental, social and governance factors into purchasing decisions, working closely with multiple stakeholders in the company.  

15:30 – Making the most of MSDUK network

Q&A with panel of successful businesses, corporate members and partners  

16:00 – Engaging with Start-ups – Opportunities and challenges for Corporations 

Speaker:

  • Kathryn Molloy, Head of Innovation Services, Digital Catapult

Kathryn manages the delivery of Innovation activities, bridging the gap between corporates, start-ups, industry, government and academic partners. 

16:45 – Inclusion of under-represented businesses in Public Procurement: New ‘Social Value’ contracts to revolutionise government procurement: 

Speaker:

  • Cabinet Office/ Crown Commercial Service Representative

17:15 – Closing remarks  

Speaker:

  • James Lloyd, Procurement Director, CBRE & Co-Chair, MSDUK Board of Directors

James is an experienced procurement and supply chain professional having held roles covering mature blue chip environments and greenfield procurement setups; in manufacturing, professional services and FMCG sectors; and in both publicly listed and venture capital backed companies

17:30 – Networking Reception 

 

19:00 – Close