Thank you to all who showed an interest in the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland 2017/18.
As one of the leading countries in the world for best practice procurement, as you would expect, the standard of the submissions from 2017/18 raised the bar! So, thank you! Well done to everyone who entered and congratulations to those who reached the finalist stage from the many entries into the Scottish Awards.
All the entries were reviewed by a panel of judges made up of experts in UK procurement including Ainslie McLaughlin, Director of Procurement and Commercial, Scottish Government; Julie Welsh, Director at Scotland Excel; and Sharon Smyth, Director, Supplies and Services Division, Central Procurement Directorate, Northern Ireland. All members of this year’s judging panel can be viewed here.