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Daniel Barnes

Daniel Barnes
Daniel Barnes is a seasoned Procurement and Contract Management Leader, with a Masters in Commercial Law from the University of Southampton. He’s on a mission to transition the sector from manual, spreadsheet-driven processes to efficient, automated operations. Daniel hosts the Procurement Reimagined Podcast, exploring innovative strategies to modernise procurement and contract management, striving for a more streamlined and value-driven industry.
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Recent Posts

Daniel BarnesJune 11, 2024

3 Ways to Prevent Vendor Cyber Attacks

Vendor Cyber Security needs to be a business priority. Find out how to complete the correct assessments.

Daniel BarnesApril 24, 2024

The Digital Operational Resilience Act: Preparing Your Vendor Contracts for Compliance

Explore strategies for achieving compliance in vendor contracts with the upcoming DORA regulation.

Daniel BarnesApril 8, 2024

APRA CPS 234: How to Ensure Vendor and Contract Compliance

Explore effective strategies for APRA CPS 234 compliance in vendor and contract management with Gatekeeper's VCLM platform.

Daniel BarnesApril 2, 2024

13 Procurement Risks You Should Be Aware Of

Discover key procurement risks including cyber, regulatory, and performance challenges, and learn proactive strategies for effective risk management.

Daniel BarnesMarch 25, 2024

How CFOs and Procurement Can Stop Bleeding Cash Through Their Vendors

Learn how CFOs and procurement teams can save money by optimizing vendor and contract lifecycle management, enhancing control, streamlining processes, and leveraging technology.

Daniel BarnesMarch 11, 2024

How to Achieve Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) Compliance through Vendor and Contract...

Discover how to navigate DORA compliance with vendor and contract management for financial services. Enhance resilience and meet EU regulations effectively.

Daniel BarnesFebruary 29, 2024

How to achieve APRA CPS 230 compliance with Gatekeeper

Discover how APRA CPS 230 could impact your procurement team and how Gatekeeper can help you to safeguard compliance.

Daniel BarnesFebruary 19, 2024

How a VCLM Platform Improves Collaboration between Legal and Procurement

Explore how VCLM platforms enhance legal and procurement collaboration, streamline contract management, and improve compliance and risk oversight.

Daniel BarnesJanuary 12, 2024

A Best Practice Guide to Vendor Management Workflows

Explore best practices in vendor management workflows with this comprehensive guide. Learn about efficient selection, onboarding, and contract reviews to optimise vendor relations.

Daniel BarnesJanuary 12, 2024

5 Vendor and Contract Lifecycle Management (VCLM) trends for 2024

Explore the top 5 VCLM trends for 2024, including agile procurement, risk management, ESG integration, contract language challenges, and innovative contract design.

Daniel BarnesDecember 14, 2023

How Vendor and Contract Lifecycle Management Protects Your Bottom Line

Discover how how CFOs can leverage VCLM for improved compliance, risk mitigation, operational efficiency and driving strategic growth.

Daniel BarnesDecember 4, 2023

What is Vendor and Contract Lifecycle Management (VCLM)?

Discover how VCLM optimises contract management, vendor relations and minimises third-party risk. Access our expert insights about this holistic approach.

Daniel BarnesNovember 17, 2023

Procurement's Shift to Strategic Value

Explore procurement's transformative journey in 'Procurement's Shift to Strategic Value' with expert insights from Gary Salterpicco of John Lewis Partnership.

Daniel BarnesNovember 16, 2023

How to Build a Lean & Automated Procurement Team With Hannah from Monzo

Hannah MacDonald from Monzo shares her insights on how procurement teams can get ahead with automation.

Daniel BarnesNovember 15, 2023

Digital Procurement Revolution - 3 Takeaways from DPW Conference

Read some of the key learnings from our attendance at the Digital Procurement World Conference (DPW).

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