Meet the Tutors

Meet Tutor Barry Russell

Barry Russell

MCIPS Chartered

Barry’s distinguished & noteworthy Procurement & CIPS career has been spent working overseeing privatisation, cultural and change strategies, as well as the regeneration of the coal, steel, automotive, manufacturing and textiles industries. Barry is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and the Institute for Learning (IFL), as well as being a UKAS Qualified Mechanical Technician.

Meet Tutor - Jack Fielding

Jack Fielding

MCIPS Chartered

MCIPS qualified Chartered Procurement professional and CIPS author & assessor. A procurement professional with experience across multiple industries including, manufacturing, retail and leisure. Significant experience with commodity purchases as well as other aspects of direct and indirect spend responsible for sourcing a number of services including HR and logistics services

Meet CIPS tutor Emma Knight

Emma Knight

MCIPS Chartered

MCIPS Chartered, procurement & supply chain professional with over 20 years’ experience in domestic and international product and service procurement and supply chain operations. Within her career Emma has played a vital role in leading Procurement, Supply and Compliance teams to provide cost-effective, quality products and services, along with sustainable, agile, global supply networks.

Tim Young

FCIPS Chartered

Tim is a Regional Procurement Manager for Lovell, part of Morgan Sindall Group, one of the UK’s biggest construction companies. Tim is actively involved with CIPS (having previously been a member of CIPS congress) and often volunteers at school career events, to promote the industry. Having Autism, Tim is a huge advocate for raising awareness of autism in the workplace and has written many noteworthy articles for bodies and organisations around this subject.

Katie Woods

MCIPS Chartered

Katie has a wealth of public sector procurement experience, her role is as a Procurement Engineer at Bae systems with demonstrated skills in Procurement, Project Management, Negotiation, Power, Petroleum, Gas, Energy Efficiency, Account Management and Siteworks.Katie’s role is a part time distance learning tutor.

Adam Smith

MCIPS Chartered

Adam has over 25 years’ experience in procurement, commercial, and general management roles. The majority of his career has been spent in the engineering and manufacturing sectors, including a role as Procurement Director for an aerospace business that supplied blue chip clients such as Boeing, Airbus, and Rolls-Royce.

Bryony Boutell

MCIPS Chartered

A highly experienced procurement and supply chain professional who has held a number of roles within procurement and supply chain functions, in both the private and public sector. Bryony is MCIPS Chartered accredited as well as being a CIPS exam assessor. Bryony began her procurement career over 15 years ago and has worked within the automotive industry, the NHS and local government.

Alfie Warwick

MCIPS Chartered

MCIPS qualified Chartered Procurement professional. Alfie is a proactive procurement professional with vast experience in public and private sectors across numerous industries (healthcare, FMCG, manufacturing and energy). Alfie is skilled in stakeholder engagement, principled negotiation, TCO analysis and sustainable procurement. Alfie also holds a relevant qualification in further education (Level 3 PTLLS).

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