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Tel: 07904 674499
For sales or technical queries regarding our consultancy or framework services please contact:

Claire Paton 07828 143935
Lucy Williams 07904 674499
Mike Munro 07572 108320
Meet the Team
Claire Paton
Director of Consultancy

07828 143935

As Director of Consultancy, Claire is responsible for the day to day and strategic management of the business and core procurement consultancy services. Claire is a technical specialist in public procurement legislation and is certified by the Institute of Consulting.

Having worked with over 70 Cirrus clients Claire has successfully delivered over £3.4 billion of major tenders across diverse categories, including repairs & maintenance, FM, construction materials, professional services and energy.

An experienced project manager, Claire is the lead consultant for Cirrus' largest and longest running outsourced procurement contract.
Lucy Williams
Procurement Consultant

07904 674499

A graduate from the University of Birmingham, Lucy joined the Cirrus Purchasing team in 2016.

During her time with the company Lucy has worked with over 30 public sector clients, providing training, consultancy advice, and tendering approximately £1.5 billion worth of contracts and frameworks.

Lucy has been integral to the procurement of a number of nationally recognised framework agreements on behalf of the Cirrus Consortium. The latest agency labour and recruitment framework went live in March 2019 and Lucy is lead consultant for the ongoing management of this national agreement.

Ella Walmsley
Trainee Procurement Consultant

07947 922179

The newest member of the Cirrus consultancy team, Ella comes from a successful career as a Senior Consultant for a FTSE 250 national recruitment organisation.

Holding a first class honours degree in Politics and International Relations and multiple customer service and performance awards, Ella brings key client engagement skills, research experience and category expertise to her new role.

Working as part of the consultancy team, Ella provides operational procurement support including benchmarking, tender management and advisory services for Cirrus clients.
Lucy Jackson
Operations Coordinator

07983 532407

Lucy holds a degree in Journalism and has a background in Marketing and Communications in the social housing sector.

Having joined the team in 2018, Lucy is responsible for all back office business administration within Cirrus as well as supplier-side administration for Cirrus Consortium frameworks.

Lucy handles Cirrus marketing and is content manager for our corporate website and social media presence.

Lucy also provides support services for the consultancy team.

Simon Reed

07828 121270

Founder of the company in 2004, Simon has worked with over 130 housing and public sector organisations to grow Cirrus to be a brand nationally recognised within the social housing sector for its technical procurement expertise.

Simon now focuses on business strategy within Cirrus.

Our offices

Head Office:
Liscard Business Centre
The Old School
188 Liscard Road
CH44 5TN

Registered Office:
12 Hilbre Court
West Kirby
CH48 3JU
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