Director of Operations
Peter Francis is Director of Operations at Fusion21 and is responsible for all procurement and financial operational functions within the business.
Peter has a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry, he is an experienced operations professional skilled in contract and commercial management, business planning, procurement, and contract negotiation – with supplier relationship management being a key strategic focus.
He brings a wealth of experience in finance, procurement, social value and community regeneration with a career spanning more than 20 years in the private and public sector.
Peter is at the forefront of the development of both Fusion21’s Procurement and Social Value offers, ensuring services are shaped in response to feedback provided by Fusion21’s members and supply partners.
Formally the Financial Controller at Fusion21, Peter also continues to lead the finance team.
An FCIPS chartered procurement professional, Peter is passionate about supporting employees to invest in their personal growth whilst ensuring understanding of the latest industry knowledge and legislation implications. He champions the studying of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) qualifications - with many employees regularly achieving and undertaking studies.
Peter has been awarded Fellowship status at the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (FCIPS) highlighting his abilities as a procurement leader. He also holds an MSc in Strategic Procurement Management First Class Honours Degree and is a qualified AAT Technician with a HNC in Business Management.