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Greg Barnes

Greg Barnes

With: Leeds Trinity University

Greg is a lecturer in business, and programme leader for business and management at Leeds Trinity University. Prior to taking this academic role, he was a category manager at the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium. Greg has 15 years experience in public procurement, supply chain management and academic research into the political economy of Europe.

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North east universities to benefit from £750m construction agreement

Collaborative procurement on construction for universities in the north east of England has been made easier with a £750m framework agreement, the first of its scale in the UK. Greg Barnes, who worked on the agreement for the North Eastern Universities Procurement Consortium (NEUPC), describes its benefits and lessons learned while putting it together.