Chris Smith

e-GP and Open Contracting Consultant
, CAS Procurement Consulting Ltd
Profile / Bio: 

Chris is an international procurement specialist and an e-GP consultant with 43 years practical experience implementing donor-funded projects in Africa, Asia, the Caucuses and the Middle East.  Over the last 13 years, he has focused on supporting the adoption of e-GP by providing training and business requirements analysis for the design and procurement of e-GP systems. Chris is a passionate advocate for adopting a data-driven Open Contracting approach to public procurement and the use of the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) in e-GP. He co-authored the Open Contracting Partnership guide to defining an OCDS specification when procuring a new e-GP system and is advising the UK and Welsh Governments on the data dimension of their procurement reforms.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Electronic Procurement Complaint Handling 05 December 2022 Multimedia ADB Administration and Governance, ICT
e-GP Use in Procurement Complaints: A Tool for Increasing Transparency and Improving a Procurement Framework 17 November 2021 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Governance and Public Sector Management, ICT