Roundtable on Transforming Public Procurement with the Cabinet Office
Please note, this is a private event, by invitation only. The invitees are carefully selected in line with The Whitehall and Industry Group’s charitable purpose, representing organisations from a variety of sectors, to bring a range of views and perspectives. If you or a colleague would like to be considered to attend, please email us on [email protected]
The ‘Transforming Public Procurement’ green paper, published in December, sets out a number of ambitious proposals to shape the long-term future of public procurement in the UK. We are delighted to be joined by Ed Green, Deputy Director for Commercial Policy: International and Reform in the Cabinet Office, for this senior cross-sector roundtable to discuss the proposals, touching on topics including:
- How organisations across the sectors can support the government in achieving the goal of speeding up and simplifying procurement processes
- Ensuring that value for money and transparency are at the heart of public procurement
- Opportunities for small businesses, charities and social enterprises to innovate in public service delivery
Deputy Director for Commercial Policy: International and ReformCabinet Office
Ed Green is the Deputy Director for Commercial Policy: International and Reform in the Cabinet Office. His team leads on ensuring that public procurement continues to function smoothly following the end of the Transition Period, on the procurement elements of free trade agreements and on comprehensive reform of the UK’s public procurement rules now that the UK has left the EU. Ed is a career civil servant, and has held a number of policy positions in the procurement and sustainability arenas.