Lesley Richard

Strategic Procurement Manager

Lesley joined Scotland Excel in 2009 as a Senior Procurement Specialist, and was promoted to her current role in 2015. She manages a team of 14 staff responsible for a wide range of corporate, facilities, education, ICT, fleet, roads and waste contracts.

Lesley has established close working relationships with strategic partners such as Food Standards Scotland, Zero Waste Scotland, Publishing Scotland, Transport Scotland and Scottish Prison Service.  She also works in partnership with the health and education sectors to ensure knowledge and processes are shared to benefit the wider public sector.

Prior to joining Scotland Excel, Lesley worked as a Buyer with BAA plc.