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Our Team

Susan Wright

Susan Wright

Head of SUPC
0118 935 7081


Susan is a highly experienced procurement professional with an understanding of both the operational and strategic contributions that the procurement profession makes to an organisation. She has overseen the development and growth of SUPC from 27 universities to over 50 universities.

Susan is a member of both the SUPC Board and Council and is responsible for managing the strategic direction of SUPC. She also represents SUPC at a national level and is a member of the sector Procurement Professionals Group.

Susan, with the support of SUPC’s parent company, SUMS Consulting, was instrumental in establishing the SUPC Procurement Shared Service which undertakes Procurement Maturity Assessments for English higher education institutions. She is a member of the steering group that manages this shared service. 

Susan is your main point of contact at SUPC for the following:
•    Library category
•    Membership
•    SUPC Strategy
•    Sector procurement policy

She represents SUPC on the UK University Heads of Consortia Group and the Purchasing England Ltd (PEL) Advisory Group as well as a number of ad hoc national working groups.

Susan is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) .