Former G-cloud boss Tony Singleton has joined public sector procurement specialist Advice Cloud as a strategic advisor.
During his time as a public servant Singleton oversaw the launch of the Government's Digital Marketplace and was G-Cloud director for a two-year period to March 2016.
Last year Singleton took up a COO role in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, but has now stepped away from the government and into consultancy.
Singleton said that working with Advice Cloud will enable him to continue helping SME suppliers gain access to government organisations.
"One of my achievements in setting up the Digital Marketplace was to reduce barriers for entry and open up the UK public sector market, giving over 2,500 suppliers the opportunity to work with the public sector for the first time," he said.
"Working with Advice Cloud gives me the opportunity to work with those suppliers, helping them to make the most of the opportunities open to them."
Singleton's work for the government led to an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2014.
Advice Cloud managing director Chris Farthing said: "I am incredibly excited and humbled to have a person of Tony's calibre join the team. He will bring an unrivalled wealth of experience and knowledge to us here as well as assisting us & our ambitious SME clients deliver better public services."
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