Thursday 20 May 2021

Please note all event timings at BST*

08:00 – 08:05

Chair’s opening remarks

Chair: Emma Scott, Representation Manager, CIPS

08:00 – 08:05

  • An exploration of Lloyds Banking Groups 4th party risk management strategy to date
  • Enabling connectivity to strategic reviews of concentration and resilience
  • Looking to the future and deciding which dimensions to explore next `

Louise Waite, Supply Chain Management and Assurance Director, Lloyds Banking Group

Dan Jones, Risk and Compliance Manager, Lloyds Banking Group

Chair: Emma Scott, Representation Manager, CIPS

08:35 – 08:40

08:40 – 09:10


  • Streamlining procurement with automation and collaboration
  • Prioritizing risk management to protect the enterprise
  • Partnering with the business to remain agile despite disruption

Tony Welch, CPO, Lloyd’s of London

Chair: Emma Scott, Representation Manager, CIPS

09:10 – 09:15

09:15 – 09:45


  • What criteria a large global chemicals company set to segment its supplier community
  • Practical steps to capture internal/external signs of risk in the supply chain and standardise the response when identifying risk 
  • How to ensure the procurement team has the bandwidth to proactively reduce the risk from strategic suppliers

Stephen Cleminson, Alliances Director, Ivalua

Chair: Emma Scott, Representation Manager, CIPS

09:45 – 10:00

10:00 – 10:30


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  • Assessing the economic overview for 2021 in relation to the pandemic’s impact on supply chains
  • How data and analytics help businesses to manage risk
  • Why achieving 360 degree visibility of your supply chains is key to mitigating disruption

Markus Kuger, Chief Economist, Dun & Bradstreet

Hemanth Setty, Head of Product, Third Party Risk & Compliance Solutions, Dun & Bradstreet

Stuart Swindell, Head of Third Party Risk & Compliance, Dun & Bradstreet UKI

Chair: Emma Scott, Representation Manager, CIPS

  • The quick win opportunities to identify supplier risk and drive consistent processes
  • Which areas of the supplier lifecycle are critical to establish cross-functional collaboration
  • The strategic value of a single view of your supply base

Nick Baddeley, Customer Success Manager, Rosslyn Data Technologies

Ginny Warr, Head of Procurement, The British Land Company plc

Chair: Ceri Jones, Editor, Supply Management

10:30 – 10:35

10:35 – 11:15


  • Assessing your supply chain for sustainability weaknesses and taking a risk management approach to sustainability initiatives
  • Making the business case for sustainable procurement initiatives by demonstrating their potential for risk mitigation
  • Aligning procurement goals and risk mitigation KPIs with your responsible business commitments

Melanie Davies, Global Sourcing and Compliance Leader, GE Aviation Systems

Clare Marsden, Head of Supplier Relationship Management, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Gareth Adams, Regional Sales Director, Zycus

Chair: Emma Scott, Representation Manager, CIPS

11:15 – 11:30

11:30 – 12:00


  • Reflecting on lessons learned from the pandemic and writing more effective business continuity plans
  • Increasing supply chain visibility to allow for more informed decision making in a crisis
  • Leveraging increased visibility to create an agile business continuity plan that allows for a rapid response.

Andrew Forzani, Chief Commercial Officer, Ministry of Defence

Chair: Emma Scott, Representation Manager, CIPS

12:00 – 12:05

Chairs closing remarks and end of event

Chair: Emma Scott, Representation Manager, CIPS

*Timings may change without notice, please keep checking the programme page for updates