/Andrew Sawers

About Andrew Sawers

Andrew Sawers is editor of SCF Briefing. He has been a business and financial journalist and editor for more than 25 years and is the winner of a number of awards.

Exclusive interview: Why Frank Lutz became CRX Markets CEO

By |February 21st, 2018|

Moving from the CFO role at a subsidiary of Bayer to the leadership role in a small, relatively new start-up is a career leap that not many would undertake.

  • Luca Gelsomino

“Bringing the academic world more into the corporate world”

By |February 25th, 2018|

The SCF Community names Luca Gelsomino as its first-ever academic director, highlighting the need for collaboration between corporate players and academia.

“When a business starts to fail, SCF is like musical chairs”

By |February 26th, 2018|

Carillion's early payment facility for suppliers may have helped its supply chain when it was launched. But did it make matters worse as the company collapsed?

Slow and late: Exclusive analysis of UK payment ‘Duty’ filings

By |February 26th, 2018|

Our analysis of the filings under the new UK Duty to Report rules reveal a surprise: those with supply chain finance programmes are more likely to pay slow and late.

Gold goes to Metso in 2017 Supply Chain Finance Awards

By |November 29th, 2017|

Metso Corporation wins top award at 2017 Supply Chain Finance Awards which recognised innovators and named Robert Barnes SCF Leader of the Year.

Key highlights and case studies of SCF Forum 2017

By |November 29th, 2017|

The fifth annual Supply Chain Finance Forum is now over with innovation being a key watchword. Read the highlights and case studies here.

Unpaid supplier bills “may go back months” as Carillion fails

By |January 15th, 2018|

Debt-laden construction firm criticised for supplier payments goes into liquidation after rescue efforts fail. Unpaid supplier bills may go back months.

Data, regulations and education: Pillars of working capital strategy

By |November 7th, 2017|

A discussion of the challenges with data and benchmarking, new UK rules, implementing SCF and the findings of the latest Lloyds Bank Working Capital Index.

  • Taulia CEO Cedric Bru

Exclusive interview: How $20m helps Taulia focus its mind on A.I.

By |November 23rd, 2017|

Taulia CEO Cedric Bru says how recent equity issues have brought in strategic investors and funded the development of an artificial intelligence product.

Case study: AstraZeneca’s ethical SCF programme rollout

By |November 29th, 2017|

AstraZenecas procurement-driven supply chain finance programme has already got more than 900 suppliers enrolled, as Andrew Wilson explained.