Podcast bringing public procurement issues to a lay audience. Interviews by Dr. Pedro Telles
#33 - General Election Special 2019
57:00A conversation with Albert Sanchez-Graells about the public procurement policy proposals in the Lib Dems, Labour and Conservative manifestos for the General Election 2019.
#32 - Pedro Telles (Swansea University)
49:55Interview with Pedro Telles about low value contracts, framework agreements and Brexit implications in public procurement. Final (double length) episode of the Public Procurement Podcast Series 2
#31 - Francesco Decarolis (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance)
37:20Interview with Francesco Decarolis, Associate Professor at Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance in Italy. Francesco is currently a Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was recently awarded ERC Starting Grant to investigate reputation and corruption in public procurement.
#30 - Niels Uenk (Public Procurement Research Centre)
25:39Interview with Niels Uenk, part-time Researcher at the Public Procurement Research Centre a joint interdisciplinary research centre of the universities of Utrecht and Twente. Before joining academia Niels worked 5 years as international consultant in supply chain and logistics optimization. He specialises in public procurement of long term / social health care services.
#29 - Suvi Taponen (Aalto University School of Business)
27:35Interview with Suvi Taponen, MPA, a doctoral researcher at the Aalto University School of Business who also works as a procurement consultant. She will defend her thesis titled “Improving the Efficiency of Public Service Delivery through Outsourcing and Management” in the beginning of 2017 and worked previously at Hansel, the Finnish centralised purchasing body.
#28 - Baudouin Heuninckx (Belgian Armed Forces & University of Nottingham)
29:58Interview with Baudouin Heuninckx from the Belgian Armed Forces and the University of Nottingham on defence procurement in the EU. Baudouin has just published a book on defence procurement as of November 2016 entitled The Law of Collaborative Defence Procurement in the European Union.
#27 - Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui (Bergen Centre for Competition Law and Economics)
31:01Interview with Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui Ph.D candidate at University of Bergen and member of the Bergen Centre for Competition Law and Economics on centralisation of procurement. His research interests are related to the interaction of public procurement and competition law in particular buyer power in centralised purchasing.
#26 - S. N. Nyeck (Canterbury Christ Church University)
25:45Interview with S N Nyeck from Canterbury Christ Church University on the political economy of development and the role that public procurement plays in transforming institutions and societies. She recently edited a book entitled Public Procurement Reform and Governance in Africa, published earlier in 2016 by Palgrave Mcmillan.
#25 - Ana Cristina Calderon Ramirez (Maastricht Graduate School of Governance)
25:16Interview with Ana Cristina Calderon Rodriguez from the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance on the regulation of public procurement in Latin America and the Caribbean. Ana is currently studying in-depth the creation and establishment of public procurement regulatory and monitoring entities in Latin America. She co-authored a paper entitled ‘Elements of public procurement reform and their effect on the public sector in Latin America and the Caribbean’, which was selected for a Best Paper Award in the International Public Procurement Conference 7 held in Bali in August 2016.
#24 - Warren Smith (Digital Marketplace, Government Digital Service)
34:11Interview with Warren Smith, Director of the Digital Marketplace, part of the UK's Government Digital Service. Interview about the work done by the DM team in improving digital procurement practice.