Learn more about bid and proposal management and the APMP

The APMP is the representative body for professionals in bid, proposal and capture management.

About APMP UK

APMP UK is the UK chapter of the Association of Bid Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), founded in 2001. Through association and education, the chapter provides members with access to tools, methods, processes, innovations, talent and specialised expertise that can directly improve the ability to acquire new business and to sustain growth and competitiveness. The chapter meets regularly to listen to a selection of business winning experts from a variety of backgrounds, presenting on a multitude of topics. The flagship event is the annual conference held in October, which has become the must-attend event for any business winning professional in Europe serious about advancing knowledge and skills from some of the finest experts from across the world.

Mission

The APMP promotes the professional growth of its members by advancing the arts, sciences and technologies of winning business.

Vision

APMP is the worldwide authority for professionals dedicated to the process of winning business through proposals, bids, tenders and presentations.

Award winning chapter

2017

Chapter Communications Award

2016

Chapter of the Year

2015

Chapter of the Year

2014

Chapter of the Year
Biggest Chapter Growth

2013

Chapter of the Year
Biggest Chapter Growth,
Programs/Special Events Award,
Most Corporate Memberships,
Biggest Membership Growth

2012

Chapter of the Year
Biggest Chapter Growth,
Chapter Chair of the Year

APMP UK - Board

Executive Committee

Jon Darby

CPP.APMP - Chapter Chair

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Mel Smith

Vice Chair and Marketing & Communications Director

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Martin Kaye

CPP.APMP - Treasurer

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Nic Adams

Conference 2018 Director

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Karen Althen

CP.APMP - Events Director

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Steven Coles

CPP.APMP - Technology Director

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Gareth Earle

Membership Director

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Alan Howard

Certification Director & acting Apprenticeships and Development Director

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Past APMP UK Chapter Chairs

Chartered on 16 March 2001
YEAR
CHAPTER CEO/CHAIR
2001
Jon Williams
2002
Jon Williams
2003
Margaret Helsabeck
2004
Margaret Helsabeck
2005
Tony Birch
2006
Malcolm Garret
2007
Mike Williams
2008
Pat Thomas
2009
Richard Jenkins
2010
Ken Erskine
2011
Nic Adams
2012
Nic Adams
2013
Ken Newland
2014
Richard Bannon
2015
Richard Bannon
2016
Ken Erskine
2017
Amanda Nuttall
2018
Jon Darby

Support the APMP in the UK

The APMP in the UK depends on the effort and skills of a number of experts within the bid and proposal management community to ensure we deliver value to our members. If you would like to volunteer to support one of the chapter chairs in developing the UK landscape, click here to leave your details.

Board Workshop Dates

The APMP UK Board would like to invite you to submit questions to the Chair, for discussion at our Board Workshops which take place throughout the year. The dates of our meetings are shown below.

Please email your questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • 24/02/2018
  • 04/04/2018
  • 09/06/2018
  • 18/07/2018
  • 18/08/2018
  • 26/09/2018
  • 24/11/2018

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