COVID-19/Coronavirus

Update: 09 April 2020

CIPS Breakfast Briefing - Managing Risk in Procurement and Supply goes digital.

In light of restrictions on events due to coronavirus, CIPS and Haymarket Media Group (who deliver events on behalf of the CIPS) are now planning to run CIPS Breakfast Briefing - Managing Risk in Procurement and Supply as an online event from 8:30am-12pm, Thursday 30 April 2020.

If you have already purchased a ticket, you have been automatically registered for online attendance and will receive more details of the virtual Breakfast Briefing, in the coming weeks.

If you are now unable to attend the event you are still able to cancel your registration. For any enquiries, please see our contact us section.

Find out more about CIPS Managing Risk Breakfast Briefing going digital.

Jim Carter

Jim Carter

SpecialityCommercial Director, Supply Chain, Ministry of Defence
Jim is Commercial Director, Supply Chain, at the Ministry of Defence responsible for the overall supplier and market interface. He leads a Supplier Management team and is responsible for delivering and embedding a new Strategic Supplier Management approach across Defence, helping transform our supplier relationships and improving our broader Industry engagement. He is also leading on the Supply Chain Risk response, including a focus on fragility and resilience deeper in the Defence Supply Chain. Prior to this, he was Transformation Director in the Cabinet Office Government Commercial Function, helping improve the capacity and capability of Commercial Specialists across Government, winning Best People Development Initiative at the CIPS Awards 2018. He’s had a 20-year Commercial career including Commercial Director at Network Rail, the UK's rail infrastructure provider, where his team procured and managed categories as diverse as ballast to business consultancy. For his transformation work at Network Rail, Jim won the CIPS Procurement and Supply Chain Professional of the Year Award in 2013.

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