Judith Russell

Procurement Expert - Procurement Shared Service


Judith has over 20 years’ experience in procurement across both the public sector and blue-chip private sector organisations, such as Nissan and British Airways. She has worked in the Higher Education sector setting up a procurement operation from scratch, engaging key stakeholders and devising and delivering procurement strategy. She has worked for the Department for Education implementing an e-procurement solution for schools and delivering procurement expertise to the education sector.

She is a skilled trainer and is committed to communicating the value to be gained from best practice procurement. She combines a strategic perspective with insight into operational needs, whilst working to empower and up-skill others involved in the procurement cycle. She is keen to make the most effective use of collaboration to maximise value from the supply chain.

Judith has an economics and business degree and is a member of CIPS.  Judith has been involved with Procurement Shared Services managing the Procurement Maturity Assessment Programme and delivering consulting assignments across the HE sector since 2011.