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Claire Benham

Claire Benham

Commercial Director,
Department for Education (DfE)

  • Driving value for money in procurement through the DfE’s new ‘buying for schools’ platform with DfE approved frameworks of goods and services purchases
  • Assessing the progress in saving £1 billion a year of non-staff spending by 2020 in line with the School’s Buying Strategy
  • Examining the development of Schools Buying Hubs and the next steps in aggregating costs and procurement deals across clusters and MATs
  • Exploring how academies can ensure value for money in the hiring of supply teachers and agency workers through DfE deals