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How can the Public Sector Manage and Optimise its Estate Management; Sponsored by Bloom Procurement Services

Monday, 5th July 2021 1145hrs – 1330hrs

As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of the estate will be vital to ensure the public sector is operating in a sustainable manner. An effective estates transformation programme will generate efficiencies and savings for the public purse. Whilst also allowing the public sector to lead the private sector in achieving their carbon neutral goals. Placing the role of the public sector estate as a key strategic focus in the immediate future. Failure to act now will negatively impact all stakeholders. 

Speakers for this event include:

Jonathan Clapton,
Assistant Director Real Estate Advisory
Sallie Blanks-Nash,
National Co-ordinator
Paul Mander,
Procurement Director
James Bridgewood,
One Public Estate Programme Manager
  • PWC – Jonathan Clapton is an Assistant Director in PwC’s Real Estate Advisory practice with over 15 years experience working as a consultant to the public and private sector, and previously working client-side in strategic asset management for a large county council. He specialises in estate strategy, workplace transformation and property service re-design, with a particular understanding of the public sector from many central government, health and local government real estate projects. Jonathan has recently been developing the national estate strategy for a UK security service. He is currently working with a major UK insurance provider to develop its post-Covid 19 office strategy and support its implementation of hybrid working.
  •  National Police Estates Group – As the national co-ordinator and voice of the Estates Group, Sallie has tremendous influence over policy, procurement strategy, collective innovation and shaping trends. As part of this session she will be in a position to update delegates on NPEG challenges around asset and facilities management, rationalisation and re-imagination.
  • Office of Government Property – James is regional programme manager for the One Public Estate Programme, delivered in partnership between OGP, the Local Government Association and Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. James joins the event to talk about the future of estate rationalisation and optimisation from a public sector perspective; the role of the Office of Government Property; the size of the estate; and the opportunity that presents us with.
  • Bloom Procurement Services – Paul Mander is the Procurement Director for Bloom Procurement Services. Bloom provides a full end-to-end marketplace solution for the procurement, contract management and payment of all consultancy and professional services. From local authorities, housing associations and central government departments to NHS trusts, not-for-profit, emergency services and education. Bloom’s solution supports and assists the entire UK public sector to buy and manage professional services from a choice of regional and national suppliers. It allows them to move quickly and at the lowest possible cost, whilst achieving better outcomes.

Our online webinars will merge our face-to-face events with a virtual platform – providing networking opportunities, an exceptional panel discussion and debate, speaker presentations and an exhibition hall. The programme/agenda will run as follows:

11:45-12:00 – Networking & Exhibition

12:00-13:00 – Main Stage: Speakers, Presentations, Discussion and Debate

13:00-13:30 – Networking & Exhibition

Here’s a little video highlighting what to expect

And here’s a bit more information of key areas of our online webinars…

You’ll receive unique log-in details and URL a week or so before the event to gain access.

Main Stage

On here you’ll be able to navigate what is in our ‘Programme’ where our speakers, panels and discussions will take place. You’ll be able to get involved in the discussion, ask questions and more.

Networking Lounges

You can connect with the attendees in our networking lounges – video chatting with others at the event.

Exhibition Area

View our partners and sponsors, have a chat with them and learn more about their business.


Tickets are not currently available for this event.


Monday, 5th July 2021

1145hrs – 1330hrs


Online – All in the Loop

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