As a company limited by guarantee, LUPC is led by a Board made up of senior directors drawn from Members of the consortium. All Board Members are democratically elected by the Membership with just one exception – LUPC's Director, who is accountable to the Board.

The Board is responsible for the strategic leadership and direction of the consortium. It elects the Chair and Deputy Chair, appoints the Director, sets the budget, publishes its Annual Report and Accounts and executes all other duties and responsibilities commensurate with directing the company.

The Board meets four times annually and delegates day-to-day management responsibility to the Director and decisions as to operational priorities to LUPC’s Executive Committee.

LUPC Board Members

Dr Andrew Young (Chair)

Chief Operating Officer

London School of Economics & Political Science

Dr Olga Martin-Ortega

Reader in Public International Law

University of Greenwich

Mark Blaney

Finance and Resources Director

Royal College Of Anaesthetists

Amanda White

Director of Finance

Royal College of Art

Don Bowman


London Universities Purchasing Consortium

Carl Teigh

Finance Director

Regent's University London

Neil Greenwood

Director of Finance & Corporate


Natural History Museum



Linda Alexander

Head of Facilities Management         





Ken Morrison

Director of Legal Services

St George's University of London

Caroline Heckscher

Procurement Director

University of London



Executive Committee

LUPC’s Executive Committee sets the consortium’s operational priorities and decides on sourcing strategies, proposed by Commodity Groups, for the goods and services made available through our agreements.  Its authority is delegated by the LUPC Board. 

All Executive Committee Members are procurement professionals, drawn from and democratically elected by the Membership with just one exception – LUPC's Director. 

Executive Committee meets four times annually. Members of the Committee take turns to Chair its meetings. 

Executive Committee Members

Don Bowman



Alan Hill 

 Head of Procurement 

 Institute of Cancer Research

Chris Philpott 

Head of Procurement

 University of East London

Joanna McKelvey 

 Head of Procurement and Contract Management 

 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Stephen Regalado

Procurement Manager

University of London

Sue Weston 

 Director of Procurement  


Daniel Barry                                

Head of Procurement

Royal Holloway, University of London


Jon Ryder-Oliver

Procurement Business Manager

National Archives






Bahar Shahin

Head of Procurement

Queen Mary, University of London


James Rockliffe

Director of Procurement Services

London South Bank University