Pippa Birch has been a bid and tender professional for over two decades. Her bid consultancy, Pipster Solutions Ltd, is the only one in the UK specialising in highways and civil engineering. She is APMP Professional certified (bid professional), and an active member of the IAT and CIHT, with many highways-specific awards to her name, including those from the Worshipful Paviors, IAT’s Contribution to the Profession, and the Shell Bitumen Award for Excellence. Her award-winning business builds long term partnerships with clients, helping them navigate public tenders to ensure they win the contracts needed to grow their businesses. Her team reviews, manages, writes quality submissions, and coordinates bids and tenders, ensuring compliant, high scoring submissions.