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David Becker

Principal Consultant
SUMS Consulting (Confirmed)

David joined SUMS Consulting in January 2015 having previously worked as Director of Corporate Operations at UCLan. In that capacity he led 200 staff across areas including campus administration, strategic projects and corporate planning and he also held the strategic brief for service enhancement across all professional service areas. With a prior background in business improvement and transformation, David has delivered major strategic change projects across sectors including Higher Education and Local Government. He also has experience of leading international commercial projects in Eastern Europe and South East Asia. David has a Master's degree in Public Management from the University of Warwick and he is familiar with the application of methodologies including PRINCE2, MSP, Lean and McKinsey 7S. In his spare time he enjoys reading and travelling and he is a devoted - but long-suffering - supporter of Preston North End    

  • Understanding how much your institution spends with suppliers
  • How well defined are your procurement performance measures?
  • Providing an overview of tools to help you make intelligent efficiencies and improve your Value for Money