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GSA Festival of Sourcing 2023

  • 13 Jun 2023
  • 9:00 AM
  • 14 Jun 2023
  • 6:00 PM
  • Eversheds Sutherland offices, 1 Wood St, London EC2V 7WS,


  • Register your interest for the Festival of Sourcing.
  • This ticket grants access to sessions across the Festival Sourcing on the 13th June. Please only select this option if you are a paid up corporate member of the GSA. If you are unsure if your company is a member, drop us an email at
  • This ticket grants access to sessions across the Festival of Sourcing, on the 13th June.

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If you want to be at the avant-garde of sourcing, you need to be there.

This year’s Festival of Sourcing will be all about Modern and Social Sourcing. Think agile sourcing; sustainability; impact sourcing; standardisation; DEI; workforce wellbeing; responsible automation; Tech4Good; impact sourcing and supplier diversity – in addition to the Future of CX and industry-wide best practices.

Also we have partnered with the Council for Supplier Diversity UK to make Day 2 a deep dive on how to build diversity into supply chains – open to buyers, diverse suppliers, NGOs and advisors.

Our speakers include:

  • Jay Rohman, Head of IT Sourcing at Lloyds Banking Group

  • Krystle Sands, EMEA Strategic Sourcing Manager at Meta
  • Lauren Jones, Chief Procurement Officer at Amazon
  • Sara Ahmad, Associate Director and Lead, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement UKI at BMS
  • Farida Gibbs, CEO at Gibbs Hybrid
  • Sunita Hirani, VP, Governance & Oversight Lead at Deutsche Bank
  • Kerry Hallard, CEO of the GSA
  • Otis Tawanda Makahamadze, Chief Operating Officer at OmniContact
  • Chris Wilson, Sourcing Director at Vitality
  • Christopher Boyle, Supply Chain Sustainability Lead at Aviva
  • Matt Dabrowski, Founder & CEO at OutBritain
  • David Rickard, Partner at Everest Group

View the full agenda here.

"Fabulous event and wonderfully well organised, with some really insightful speakers" 

Tracey Bellamy, Head of IT Procurement and Vendor Management, Zurich Financial Services

"GSA has made an invaluable contribution to both buyers and suppliers, by bringing them together and guiding them through both challenges and opportunities with shared wisdom. Their events have helped widen networks and share knowledge and experience among peers."

Lasantha Gunatilaka, Supplier Manager, British Council

"Fantastic job, GSA team! Kudos and keep it up!"

Hemant Puthli MD & Partner, Neo Group Inc.

"What a great event in a great location! Instead of somewhat boring black tie / strictly business events you have a freedom of self-expression and free fun communication with your piers! A great addition to the good business and social discussions and conversations!"

Boris Kontsevoi, President, Intetics Inc.

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