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Judging Panel

An independent panel of recognised and expert judges, drawn from academia, business and broader related sectors will determine the winners of The National Procurement Awards.

Our focus is to deliver a balanced judging assessment from industry leaders who will bring their extensive knowledge, enthusiasm and expertise to the judging process ensuring that the winning entries are truly outstanding and worthy of receiving a trophy.

The panel is carefully selected to ensure the Awards judging process is fair and objective. The judges are bound by a strict confidentiality agreement and are required to declare any conflict of interest in entries over which they deliberate, in which case that entry will be reallocated. The integrity of this process lies at the very heart of all that we do.

A comprehensive judging process has been put together to decide the worthy winners of The National Procurement Awards.

2023 Judging Panel

Gary Mander (Judging Co-ordinator)

Gary Mander (Judging Co-ordinator)

Supply Chain and Operations Manager, EY

Gary is part of the Supply Chain and Operations team with EY, who specialises in procurement transformation and consulting. He has 14 years of experience across both public and private sector procurement. He holds an MBS in Strategic Procurement and is a 3 time National Procurement Award winner.

Paul Farrelly

Paul Farrelly

Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Transport Infrastructure Ireland

Paul is a chartered Quantity Surveyor, who possesses near 20 years of build environment and corporate experience, specialising in procurement, governance, contract administration and commercial management in both the public and private sector.

More judges will be announced soon.

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