Tim Rudin

Responsible Procurement and Supplier Skills Manager,
Transport for London 

Tim Rudin has been working in the field of responsible procurement at Transport for London (TfL) and the Greater London Authority (GLA) for over ten years. He is currently TfL’s Responsible Procurement and Supplier Skills Manager, leading on implementing ethical sourcing and equality and supplier diversity requirements within TfL’s approximately £6bn annual spend.

Tim also heads TfL’s Supplier Skills Team, which implements skills and employment requirements in tenders, and works with suppliers to deliver outcomes across London. To date the team has supported TfL’s supply chain in creating over 5,000 apprenticeships, and was recently the recipient of the Lord Mayor of London’s Dragon Award for Enterprise and Employment.

Session Details

TfL’s Responsible Procurement Programme: The Drivers & Context for Undertaking Responsible Procurement

This case study will look at the themes and priority areas of The Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy. Tim will share the challenges London face and the Mayor’s commitments to Responsible Procurement, as well as the implementation approach taken by TfL. This will include how this was implemented within TfL, the contract requirements, supplier engagement, plus lessons learnt and tips for other organisations.

Benefits of attending this session:

  • Understand the drivers and context for undertaking responsible procurement
  • Learn about Transport for London’s award-winning Responsible Procurement Programme
  • Hear about real examples and processes that you can implement in your own organisation, and tips for success