Professor Jane Lynch oversees opening of Cardiff University's Centre of Public Value Procurement
ICW's lead in Wales Jane Lynch, Professor of Procurement for the Logistics and Operations Management (LOM) at Cardiff University, hosted the launch of the new research Centre of Public Value Procurement on October 19th 2022.
The assembled guests heard not only from Professor Jane Lynch but also keynote speeches from Stephen Blakey, Network Rail's Commercial Projects Director and a Fellow of ICW, and Fiona Wood FCIPS from CIPS - The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply.
Professor Lynch said: "This is an exciting year as we launch the NEW Centre of Public Value Procurement, it is an important milestone, aiming to bring greater focus on increased public value through procurement the research centre aims to grow and support the talent pool of procurement professionals in public, private and third sectors, aiming to bring greater focus on increased public value through procurement. By incorporating social value and well-being undertakings in public, private and third arrangements, greater societal benefits can be achieved through value-driven procurement and supply chain management activities."