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Warren Smith

Digital Marketplace Director
Government Digital Service (Confirmed)

Warren is responsible for ensuring that the Digital Marketplace directly supports the UK government’s reform of digital and technology procurement and contracting. His leadership has led to over 4,000 suppliers having access to the UK government’s business, and over 90% of these are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  • Configuring the Marketplace for different users and digital literacies across government
  • Encouraging the use of the Digital Marketplace within local government
  • Maintaining a minimum standard across vendors on the system with variable payment options based on need
  • Breaking up larger contracts and enabling greater use of SMEs
  • Examining the increased interest in cloud, cyber security, analytics, business intelligence, data centres and digital infrastructure