Nick Allen FCIPS

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Nick has over 30 years Procurement experience in both private and public sectors. Originally a Mechanical Engineer in Wirral, then a Process Engineer in South Africa, he brings a wealth of knowledge around procurement. Buying Copper on the London metal Exchange (LME), electronic components from the Far East, Plastics from various types and array of suppliers. Cradle to grave understanding and also visionary with regards future procurement processes.

Now Industry Procurement Adviser for the Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), Nick is passionate about helping SME’s break into the NHS and supporting health and wealth in local economies.

Now a Fellow of the Institute of Procurement & Supply, he is keen to explore how procurement is going to change in its outlook and embrace new changes, which he says, he wants to be very much a part of