This session will provide an introduction to the MOD’s new sub-contract advertising tool which will improve access to business opportunities in the defence supply chain, as well as a demonstration of how to use it.
Denzil is based in the United Kingdom and supports Boeing supplier development and diversity programs across Europe.
Denzil has a broad engineering background, with over 25 years experience in large and small organisations in aerospace, defence, marine, petrochemical and energy sectors. Over the last 15 years, Denzil has been active in supply chain collaborations between industry, academia and government helping companies access, develop and make sense of emerging manufacturing technologies. More recently, Denzil has been involved in the discovery and development of the local supply chain for the recently established Boeing manufacturing facility in Sheffield UK.
Denzil has a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's Degree in Business Administration
12.30 - 13.00
Crown Commercial Service Collaboration with Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Head of Account Management , Crown Commercial Service
David is Head of Account Management within Crown Commercial Service and manages the relationship between CCS and Defence Infrastructure Organisation. The two teams have recently developed a centralised route to market for the Future Defence Infrastructure Service (FDIS) programme that will procure new Hard FM arrangements for the Defence Estate with an estimated value of £2.9 billion and are working together on the upcoming Construction works and Associated Services framework valued at £30 billion.
David has over 30 years Public Sector commercial experience developing and implementing various category strategies. He started his career in the Ministry of Defence and has held Head of Procurement roles in Local Authorities and NHS Trusts before returning to the Civil Service in 2012.
14.00 - 14.30
This session will cover an exploration of the Supply Chain to support Submarine Manufacture and Support
There is growing awareness that the absence of (or weak) cyber protection controls in supply chain companies represents a significant threat to the delivery and sustainment of defence capability. The session will consider the causes of the problem and the steps MOD as the ultimate user, and their prime contractors are taking to improve the cyber security of their supply chains.
Chief Executive Officer, Hellios Information Limited
Colin founded Hellios following the sale of his previous company to private equity in 2008. Colin had a career that started in sales and marketing before moving into procurement where he worked for a number of major organisations in the public and private sector.
He became an expert on the EU procurement rules, lectured and taught throughout Europe on the introduction and practical impact of the new EU regulations.
In 1993 Colin founded Achilles Group in the UK with his Norwegian colleague and was CEO of the company until 2011.
Colin has won the IT Services Section of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year. Lately he has been involved closely in the challenges posed by increased supply chain risk for supplier management.
Colin is a Trustee of the Outward Bound Trust and a Board Member of Outward Bound International, and in his spare time one of his passions is skiing with his family.
15.00 - 15.30
Come and see how the capabilities available across MoD from MODNET are changing the way that MOD are working. Understand how:
Analytics is changing the way MOD teams are reporting and managing capability
AI and virtual agents are helping improve the efficiency of core services
Evergreen O365 is introducing new capabilities that the business can exploit, such as TEAMS