David Lawson

Chief Procurement Officer, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Following a career within the Civil Service David joined Guy's & St Thomas' in 2001 and became procurement director later in the same year. David has a strong interest in process improvement. In 2009, Guy's won the Supply Chain Innovation Award at the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards. The following year the Trust implemented the largest deployment of automated inventory management systems in Europe across theatres to wards. More recently David is the procurement lead for the SE London STP and is providing direct support to Lewisham&Greenwich and Dartford&Gravesham hospitals. David is also the current chair of the Shelford Group Procurement Directors meeting.

David Lawson