Head of Procurement,
Midland Metro Alliance
Paula has 20 years experience working across multiple construction sectors representing both private and public spend clients across healthcare, education, restoration, water and tunnelling. Her most recent project is development and rollout of the procurement strategy at Midland Metro Alliance, delivering the planned light rail infrastructure development across Birmingham and the Black Country.
With a strong track record for negotiation, coupled with a passion for developing win-win outcomes, Paula prides herself on a collaborative approach, bringing industry groups together to achieve value driven, sustainable and innovative results throughout the project.
A member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, Paula has a history of creating successful teams that operate to the highest standard of commercial best practice.
Recent professional achievements include award nominations for Innovation and supply chain excellence. Paula is an advocate of shared best practice and learning and works with a number of public organisations, supporting initiatives and speaking at events, to encourage working partnerships.