Peter Smith

Peter Smith is Managing Editor for Spend Matters in Europe, and has been around procurement for 30 years as a manager, procurement director and consultant. He has an MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University, is a Fellow and was 2003 President of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. Peter was Procurement Director for the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (Europe), the Department of Social Security in the UK Government and the NatWest Group. As well as Spend Matters, he still acts as a senior procurement adviser to key UK Government bodies and has also served as a non-executive director with two large UK public organisations. His first book, co-authored with Fiona Czerniawska, was published in June 2010 by The Economist Books: Buying Professional Services; How to Get Value for Money from Consultants and Other Professional Services Providers.

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Nancy Clinton

Nancy Clinton is Editor of Public Spend Matters Europe. Nancy was formerly EMEA Publishing Director for Gartner (the world’s leading IT research firm) with responsibility for all client-facing analysis and documentation, and prior to this Managing Editor for Dataquest, then part of the Dun & Bradstreet group. She has also worked as Editor of a professional institute’s magazine, as a Communications Manager in the food industry and as Editorial Director for a PR firm. Nancy holds a BA (honours) in Linguistics and Modern Languages, and (some years ago) was a prize-winning short story author.

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