Procurement AM

23 May 2023 – The Building Centre, London

We'll host delegates from across our network for a morning of networking and knowledge sharing focused on upcoming changes to procurement reform and best practice. The morning is free to attend for public sector delegates. We hope to see you there.


08:30 – Delegate arrivals Morning refreshments & pastries

  • 09:15 – Welcome – David Smith, Head of Business Partnerships, South East Consortium
  • 09:20 – Transforming Public Procurement Update Sam Russell, Senior Policy Advisor, Cabinet Office
  • 09:40 – Forms of Procurement – how and when to use them – Lee Maskell, Equity Partner, Faithorn Farrell Timms
  • 10:00 – Exploring the CIPS Procurement Competency Matrix – Laura Hobbs MCIPS, Head of Procurement, Gigaclear

10:20 – Break

  • 11:00 – Project Partnering Contract2000 RelaunchShane Hughes, Consultant Director, Savills
  • 11:20 – Procuring Net Zero Construction – Professor David Mosey CBE, Kings College London
  • 11:40 – Practitioners Panel Chaired by Rebecca Rees, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
    • John Wallace, Director of Procurement, Clarion Housing Group
    • Antony Silk, Director of Procurement, Southern Housing
    • Kathryn Stevens, Head of Procurement, Moat Homes
    • Paul Smith, Associate Partner, Faithorn Farrell Timms


Tickets are free for public sector delegates from housing associations and local authorities – REGISTER HERE. 

Commercial delegates are also welcome – tickets cost £40 +  VAT. REGISTER HERE. 


There are a number of exhibition and sponsorship packages still available for our network. If you’re interested in supporting Procurement AM please contact Ellie Park – 


Faithorn Farrell Timms (FFT) is an award-winning RICS chartered surveying practice and property consultancy established in 2001. Operating from three regional offices, we employ 85+ professional, technical and support staff. Together, we work hard to uphold the founding values of the business, and steadfastly stand by our 20+ year commitment to investing in our people, to giving back through a solid social value policy and our own established charitable foundation, and to supporting the communities in which our clients operate.

Whilst our roots lie in building surveying, quantity surveying and project management, we have diversified over the years to become established specialists in a range of consultancy fields. These include health and safety, fire safety, housing, energy, strategic asset management, and procurement consultancy.

In terms of procurement, our specialist team has managed over £2.5 billion worth of works and services contracts on behalf of registered social landlords, local authorities and other public sector clients, delivering time, cost and compliance benefits where they are needed most, ensuring corporate goals are met, and the bigger picture is always considered.


08:30 until 12:00 – Tuesday 23 May

The Building Centre, London, WC1E 7BT