Mr John Kite
Since 2017 John has led the MOD’s Supply Chain Development team, covering Strategic Supplier engagement and wider supply-chain outreach activity, and is the department’s lead for Small and Medium-sized Enterprise policy. He has worked for the Ministry of Defence in a wide range of roles, including some high-profile policy reviews. He has been involved in a variety of Strategic Supplier Management roles since 2012, managing relationships with some of the UK’s largest defence contractors. John is currently responsible for managing the Defence Suppliers’ Forum, which is the UK MOD’s strategic engagement with the defence industry.