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Mike Hanson

Mike Hanson

With: Coventry University

Role: Director of Procurement

Mike joined Coventry University in January 2014 as director of procurement. His team won Outstanding Procurement Team of the Year at the 2014 THELMAs and was subsequently shortlisted (twice) for the GO Awards Procurement Team of the Year. Mike has led on many high-profile procurements during the past 15 years and was awarded a fellowship by CIPS in 2013. Mike is the Midlands representative on the HEPA Board

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Strong procurement

The value of a strong procurement team

In the second part of our focus on Coventry University’s procurement service, its head Mike Hanson explains how investing in his workforce has helped the university deliver 30% in savings through more efficient procurement.