National Category Manager

Verity is our National Category Manager for NHS Supply Chain: Sterile Intervention Equipment and Associated Consumables.

She has spent most of her career within procurement, project management and transformational change, working across the public sector and charities including a number of roles within the NHS (both in acute and mental health trusts).

Prior to joining CPP she led procurement teams buying a variety of categories including medical and surgical supplies, ICT, estates and marketing; as well as leading transformational projects in the NHS on nursing staff shortages and a Treasury sponsored project on the procurement of consultancy in local government, which has since become best practice in the sector.

Verity prides herself on her collaborative approach and building great relationships, whether that’s with internal stakeholders or externally with suppliers and customers. She led the Charity Sector Procurement Group as Executive Chair for two years, as well as previously being the communications lead for two years for the Local Government Professional Services Group.

Verity has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply since 2011, and joined CPP in February 2022.

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