q Dr Clive Rees - Business Reporter

I am a Procurement professional with 34 years experience in both the public and private sector. I previously worked in the financial services for 14 years undertaking a variety of senior procurement roles in HR, Property and IT. I have shaped and developed teams, devised and implemented strategy, led major commercial negotiations as well as managing Executive stakeholders.

I have also acted as an Independent Procurement Consultant, undertaking assignments at Network Rail and Ladbrokes PLC. I am currently Chief Procurement Officer for the UK & Ireland at Fujitsu Services Limited.

Specialities: Negotiation, off shoring / outsourcing and Executive client / stakeholder management.Establishment and execution of Category Strategy Plans & maximising value from key suppliers.