Category Tower Director

Steve is our Category Tower Director for NHS Supply Chain: Orthopaedics, Trauma and Spine, and Ophthalmology. 

He joined the NHS in 1999 following previous procurement roles in the private sector and 13 years in a Royal Air Force logistics role.

Steve joined CPP in July 2019, after ten years as Director of Procurement at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. He previously worked for the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency, a procurement shared service organisation and a collaborative procurement hub.

Steve has been a member of the Health Care Supply Association since 2004. A qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, he also has a master’s degree in procurement.

Steve Vandyken