Allison Ford-Langstaff (FCIPS)


Allison is an experienced Procurement & Supply Chain leader with over 25 years of commercial experience across both public and private sectors.  With a passion for innovation, learning and development, Allison leads our Services team of SMEs, who share their expertise and thought leadership across 4C.


Allison’s specialism is transformation, vision and strategy setting and managing change programmes, including cultural change, operating model and organisational design and she is passionate about ‘moving the dial’ in people’s capability to help organisations achieve sustainable success.


Prior to 4C, Allison ran her own consulting business for 10 years, providing business strategy and commercial expertise to SMEs, as well as selling and delivering multi-million projects and acting as CPO for several procurement transformation programmes supporting organisations including British Steel, Bridgestone Firestone, Sanoma, Capita, Network Rail, Astellas, DHSC, Sellafield, MOD, Reckitt, Eurostar, Arriva and GSK. Allison’s previous experience also includes leading the Sourcing & Supply Chain function in Orange UK and a CPO role for Wanadoo.


As 4C’s Services lead, Allision works with a team of experts who share their deep expertise, research and insights across 4C, building tools and techniques that enable us to consistently deliver sustainable impact to our clients. She heads up our Early Careers Consultancy programme, inspiring those new to consulting, commercial, supply chain and operations roles to find their passion and build both their technical and consulting expertise.


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