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Director of National Procurement

Gordon Beattie

Gordon joined NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) in December 2019 from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, where since January 2001, he has held various senior procurement roles. During this initial period in his new role, Gordon has led the national procurement response to the COVID-19 emergency and is now focusing attention on shaping National Procurement to be well placed to meet the challenges of the future.

Gordon started in procurement in 1986 as a graduate trainee in food manufacturing then spent 10 years in the power industry before moving to the NHS.

With a grown-up family, his cocker spaniels ensure he and his wife continue to enjoy an active outdoor life in his spare time. This includes both caravanning and sailing with his family and friends.

National Procurement sits within the Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities strategic business unit of NSS alongside Business Development, Health Facilities Scotland and National Specialist and Screening Services.