School procurement

Evolve your EdTech Procurement Strategy with Sharp & KCS Procurement Services

Webinar: 11AM Thursday 23rd February 2023

About this webinar

Join a panel of Sharp & KCS procurement and technology experts, where we’ll help you to navigate some of the biggest procurement challenges facing the education sector: budget, insourcing vs outsourcing, recruitment, digital transformation, and security.

Ben Welton

Ben Welton

Director of Education & Managed Services

Ben has worked in the IT industry for over 25 years within the private, public, academic, and charitable sectors and for the last 18 months, he has been looking after the team which supports Sharp’s largest and most complex clients while also setting up Sharp’s Education IT Services business to support academic institutions.

Ben enjoys helping our clients use technology to make their businesses, charity, or academic institutions better and more effective places to work.  Ben is passionate about the service our team gives to our clients; they aren’t just a number in a system but people and teams we want to work with for the long term.

Matt Riley

Matt Riley

Director of Transformation & Security

Matt has worked in the IT industry with Sharp for 10 years in several public sector organisations prior to this.

Matt started his career with Sharp as an operationally focussed account manager to over 150 businesses but has since specialised in Information Security and Data Protection frameworks. Matt has rolled out complex projects to bring Sharp UK up to the appropriate standard over the last 3 years and has led European-wide projects.

Matt leads the Information Security Work Group for Sharp in Europe and, in addition to this, Matt has worked with many businesses by looking at how they can improve their respective frameworks along with supporting them following major disasters. 


Stefanie Manley

Senior Framework Manager

As a procurement professional, Stefanie will be joining the panel to discuss some of the challenges that face the industry and the education sector whilst providing some solutions to support budgets, insourcing vs outsourcing, recruitment, digital transformation and security through our frameworks. 

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