About us

North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium Ltd (NEUPC) is a Higher Education purchasing consortium established to deliver and manage a wide range of collaborative framework agreements designed to maximise third-party expenditure within the higher education sector.

Utilising a partnering approach, NEUPC provides collaborative procurement expertise, guidance and agreements that are aligned to and actively support members’ needs, values and objectives.

NEUPC enhances its offering to member institutions by providing Account Management Services – utilising dedicated professional procurement resources to assist members in maximising their uptake of appropriate collaborative framework agreements.

Together with the provision of EU procurement guidance to members, NEUPC is an approved CIPS study centre to members by skilled training professionals.

We are a member of UK Universities Procurement Consortia (UKUPC) - a body of six regional and two specialist consortia dedicated to improving the quality of procurement and the level of collaborative procurement across the HE sector.

NEUPC is a genuine client-focused, non-profit-making operation with the sole aim of maximising university resources and that of the wider public sector.

NEUPC Organisational Structure

Organisational Chart

You'll find our contact details on the Meet the Team page. 

Our Board Members


Board Member Institution
Iain Garfield (Chair)     Newcastle University
Frank Rowell NEUPC
Tim Brannon University of Leeds
James Trotter University of Leicester
Paul Revell York St. John University
Angie Beswick University of Bradford
Ryan Keyworth Sheffield Hallam University
Jeremy Hartley University of Hull