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Ian Ross

Ian Ross


Role: Contracts Director

Ian has more than 20 years of experience of higher education procurement. Initially at Liverpool John Moores and Chester Universities and since 2013 as contracts director at NWUPC. He manages the central contracting team at NWUPC who are responsible for a wide range of categories with a total annual value of £220m.

Developing a global mobility framework for higher education

The global mobility of higher education staff is an area that has traditionally been difficult for universities with responsibility split between several departments. In this blogpost, Ian Ross of the North West Universities Purchasing Consortium’s (NWUPC) describes efforts to obtain better value for money in the procurement of global mobility services.