Katie is a Strategic Business Account Manager for the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), the largest public procurement organisation in the UK. Katie works in the East of England region, and has a specific focus on engagement with universities and education providers, as well as supporting the wider public sector, enabling these organisations to benefit from significant savings and other commercial benefits when accessing CCS procurement frameworks.
Prior to this Katie worked at the University of Bradford for seven years, managing the UK & EU Student Recruitment Team. This role enabled Katie to champion strategies linked to raising aspirations and promoting higher education across the UK and Europe, a significant part of Katie’s role also involved working to reduce gaps between those most, and least, represented in higher education.
Katie has also worked in a number of recruitment and employability roles, delivering careers guidance, and managing a diverse range of business stakeholders.