David Kershaw

Procurement Specialist




David Kershaw is a delivery and agile procurement specialist. A former UK Civil Servant and chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, David has worked in policy, commercial, tendering, category management, and complex transactions roles for organisations such as the UK’s Cabinet OfficeDepartment of Health and Social CareDepartment of Transport and local authorities.

He has experience with the UK’s public rail organisation, Network Rail, and finance regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority. He’s also an experienced advisor to charities.

Since 2013 David has used his experience of working with the Procurement Regulations and helping to bring agile and procurement closer together. He lead this work at organisations such as the Government Digital ServiceNHS DigitalCrown Commercial Service and most recently within the ‘Brexit’ space. David is a thought leader in agile procurement and advises organisations how to introduce and embed this through his commercial transformation company Curshaw.

Ask David about:

  • Delivering at pace and staying compliant with procurement rules
  • Using agile rituals in procurement
  • Running compliant and effective market engagement, and creating new markets