Brian Farrington Ltd.

About Us: 

Advantage 1: Exclusive focus on procurement and commercial transformation; ‘grey-haired’ expertise

Advantage 2: Delivery of actionable results – not just sustainability reviews, risk reports or research papers (although they can help)

Advantage 3: Flexible fees and incentives linked to our performance to achieve tangible procurement results

Advantage 4: Proven and innovative (often at the same time) tools for change including our proprietary procurement risk approach Procurisk® and BS8903 sustainability procurement metrics Client example

Advantage 5: Experience with 33 FTSE100 firms internationally and leading public sector bodies – ‘no surprises’

Advantage 6: Deep knowledge resources – built over 30 years – as one of the world’s longest established specialists

We can be reached at:  and by ‘phone on 01744 20698

Brian Farrington Ltd is one of the world’s longest established procurement and supply chain consultancy and training specialist. Public sector clients include House of Commons, Home Office, DFID, Network Rail and many local authorities.

Private sector clients include 33 of the current FTSE100 as well as leading defence contractors (none named to protect commercial confidentialities). Established in 1978, we have proven expertise and experience in cost management, process improvement, strategic sourcing and change management. Our practitioner expertise in EU Procurement Directives is underpinned by academic rigour. Two of our people are the authors of the CIPS published ‘Contracting in the Public Sector’. This is currently the unique text in the subject and sector.

Brian Farrington Ltd solutions and services are formed through consultancy, training & development, coaching, interim resource and recruitment.

Our four core areas of procurement and supply chain capability are:

  • Strategic review and commercial governance
  • Performance delivery and transition
  • Major project support including lead negotiator roles
  • Learning & development in support of organisational aims.


  • procurement sustainability
  • procurement risk mangement
  • negotiation
  • competitive dialogue
  • talent management
  • public sector
  • defence
  • defcons
  • local government
  • EU Procurement
  • Remedies directive
  • TUPE
  • evaluation models
  • tendering
  • cost and price

A carefully evaluated bank of 18 fully qualified Associates complements and augments the core team to ensure flexibility of resources for our clients.

What we are: Your source of sustainability and risk in procurement diagnostic tools and advisory services.

What we do: Your source of innovation, thought leadership and passion to measurably enhance your performance and value to achieve your aims.

What we want to be: Your best provider delivering sustainability and risk in procurement advisory services.