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John Fernau joins the Sixfold Team

Our partners at Sixfold International welcomed John Fernau to their team last week.

John is a senior commercial leader with extensive experience of public procurement and major sporting events. John started his career in international development procurement with Crown Agents before moving on to became a management consultant with Hedra (now Mouchel) and advised on procurement in local and central government.

Whilst a consultant, John began working at the Olympic Delivery Authority and became permanent. In 2009 he became the Head of Procurement and led the delivery of a huge range of procurements including on and off park construction, park-wide logistics and security, transport, security, and other corporate professional services.

After the Games in 2012, John became the Commercial Director of the Home Office, managing a spend of £2.8bn pa, with a team of 220.

In 2014 John left the Home Office to found Fernau Solutions, a consultancy which helps SMEs to successfully navigate public sector procurement.

John will make a fantastic addition to the Sixfold team and we look forward to working with him.

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