Who are our buyers?

The Assistant Director Commissioning and Procurement has overall responsibility for commissioning and procurement across the Council.

Shahid Nazir

Assistant Director Commissioning and Procurement
Telephone 01274 432629

We have a team of Commissioning and Category Managers who are each responsible for a particular category of buying.


Lead Officer Telephone Number

Adult and Community Services

  • Adult Services 
  • Community support 
  • Housing support 
  • Aids and adaptations 
  • Third Sector Commissioning
simon.baker@bradford.gov.uk 01274 434073

Children’s Services

  • Education 
  • Day care 
  • Residential 
  • Specialist 
  • Welfare and Family 
  • Young people


01274 431781

Climate, Housing, Employment and Skills (CHES)

richard.burnham@bradford.gov.uk 01274 434929

General Services

  • Building design, construction and maintenance 
  • Transport and utilities 
  • Staffing and other community services


07582 101745

Public Health

  • Obesity 
  • Sexual health 
  • Tobacco 
  • General healthcare 
  • Children's wellbeing 
  • Infection control 
  • Substance misuse


07582 103101

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