Rebecca Howard is Head of Supplier Relationship Management at Coventry Building Society. Her team is responsible for supplier performance management, contract management and supply chain sustainability. Rebecca is a great advocate for supplier collaboration and has introduced strategy days, annual supplier awards and diverse supplier events at the Society to improve engagement and inter-organisational working. Rebecca designed and delivered the Society’s sustainable procurement program achieving a corporate sustainable procurement policy, supplier code of conduct, CIPS Ethics accreditation and the ISO20400 standard in sustainable procurement. Rebecca speaks externally around procure to pay best practice in particular supplier payment performance and small business advocacy. As part of the CBS leadership team, Rebecca champions inclusivity and is a founder member of the Black Network.