Meet the speakers: David Lawson, Director of Procurement

Meet David Lawson Director of Procurement at Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. Lawson will be speaking on Day 1 of Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE

In Brief

Name: David Lawson

Company: Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Position: Director of Procurement

Year joined: 2001

Attending Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: Day 1 - 27th April

Who is  David Lawson Director of Procurement at Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust?

Responsible for the management of Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust’s procurement shared services, David Lawson joined the trust in 2001. 

Focused on innovation, Lawson has been recognised for his efforts with the European Supply Chain Excellence Award for Supply Chain Innovation in 2010. 

Recently, Lawson has been a part of a large scale deployment of automated inventory management systems outside of North America. 

Prior to working for the Department of Social Security and the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, Lawson studied polotics at the University of York and graduated from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

Who is Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust?

Founded in 1993, the Guy's and St Thomas'​ NHS Foundation Trust is dedicated to its communities providing high-quality personal care. 

The trust is guided by its five core values:

  • Putting patients first 
  • Taking pride in what we do
  • Respecting others
  • Striving to be the best
  • Acting with integrity

Being a part of the King’s Health Partners - an academic health sciences centre - the trust is a pioneer in health research, providing high-quality teaching and education. The partnership helps the trust to provide the latest treatments and the best possible care.

About Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference

This year, sister publications Procurement Magazine and Supply Chain Digital are heading back to the Tobacco Dock (London, UK) to host Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference

The two-day hybrid event will be held on the 27th and 28th of April 2022, in-person and broadcast live via our fully interactive virtual platform.

To attend in-person or virtually for Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: Risk & Resilience, click here

Across these two unmissable days, the agenda will include seven core themes:

  • Supply Chain Risk & Resilience 
  • Digital Procurement
  • Transformation 
  • Supply Chain Sustainability 
  • The Global Logistic Forum 
  • Supplier & Contract Management 
  • Digital Ecosystems

To explore the full agenda for Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: Risk & Resilience, click here

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