Speakers

Andy Clark

Head of procurement & contract management - Yorkshire Water

Andy Clark is the head of procurement and contract management at Yorkshire Water, one of the top ten water and sewerage companies in the UK. He is responsible for the procurement and contract management of a diverse range of goods read more

Dale Evans

Chair - Infrastructure Client Group

Dale is Chair of the Infrastructure Client Group (ICG) and a member of the Project 13 Executive Group. He recently led a cross-infrastructure team in developing the IUK ICG Alliancing Best Practice Report (November 2014) and Code of Practice (2016). read more

David Young

Deputy head of DPC - Ofwat

Denise Chevin

Acting content director - Utility Week

Denise Chevin is acting content director of Utility Week and has been instrumental in launching its new technology and innovation title, Flex. She has 25 years’ experience as a business journalist, editor and commentator and policy adviser. Her roles have read more

Dr Mike Potts

Head of regulatory procurement - United Utilities

Mike has been with United Utilities since September 2015, and is currently the is the head of regulatory procurement, having taken up the role in November 2018. He is leading the delivery of all procurement activity within the regulated United read more

Geoff Roberts

Director, global strategy (energy & resources) - Oracle Construction & Engineering

Geoff Roberts is a chartered cost engineer with more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of project management and project controls. He has been with Oracle Construction and Engineering (CEGBU, Primavera) for 17 years and is currently director read more

Karen Thomspon

ISC direct procurement lead - Anglian Water

Karen Thompson is the Head of Direct Procurement with Anglian Water Services Ltd. An approachable and driven individual Karen is no stranger to procurement having spent over 20 years in a number of roles within the profession a full chartered read more

Katie Tamblin

Head of product & pricing - Achilles Information

Katie Tamblin is the Head of Product and Pricing at Achilles Information Ltd and manages a team of procurement experts, product managers, and pricing specialists to drive the development and release of innovative supply chain solutions. Prior to joining Achilles, Katie read more

Kieran Brocklebank

Head of innovation - United Utilities

Kieran has been with United Utilities since 2002 and has been head of innovation since 2013. He is tasked with improving customer service and reducing total cost by introducing great ideas into the company. This involves creating a network to read more

Nirmal Kotecha

Director of capital programme & procurement - UK Power Networks

Nirmal joined UK Power Networks in 2011 as the Executive Director responsible for UK Power Networks’ Major Capital Programme and Procurement and has been the architect of UK Power Networks’ ED1SON Alliance, which will deliver its major capital programme between read more