I am pleased to announce that David Loseby has joined the editorial team at The Procurement Doctor blog site ( https://www.procurementdoctor.com/editorial-team ). David has over 25 years of experience as a senior procurement professional and is the author of “Soft Skills for Hard Business” (Cambridge Academic Press) – a book that focuses on procurement effectiveness through the development of soft skills.
David’s varied background enables him to draw on not only his various global experiences, sector diversity and responsibilities within many Public Bodies as well as FTSE 100 companies such as, Inchcape plc., Arriva (DB company), Oaktree Fund Management, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS trust, Westminster City Council, Associated British foods (ABF), Carphone Warehouse plc. (CPW), Barclays Bank plc. WS Atkins plc. & SmithKline Beecham (now Glaxo SmithKline). He is Currently studying a PhD at Norwich Business School (Social Sciences Faculty) in Behavioural Science & Applied Cognitive Psychology: Behavioural Procurement.
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