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About Brian Shanahan

Brian Shanahan founded Informita in 2012. Informita assists companies in the areas of working capital and procurement. Before Informita Brian spent 19 years in management consultancy, five years in financial accounting roles in the UK and three years in retail in Ireland. Brian has worked with over two hundred clients in 37 countries across 4 continents. Brian is also the founder of, a service that allows clients to compare customer and supplier payment terms with other companies’ actual terms.

“Learn from SCF implementation mistakes before trying again”

By |February 1st, 2017|

There may be good reasons why a second attempt at implementing SCF will succeed more than the first, says Brian Shanahan. But only if the real lessons are learned.

The strategic importance of SCF to the procurement function

By |September 14th, 2016|

Procurement will wind up sacrificing suppliers like chess pawns if it relies on relentless price cutting. SCF offers a more strategic approach.

Comment: Could post-Brexit anxiety affect SCF?

By |July 1st, 2016|

In the first of a regular comment series, consultant Brian Shanahan considers the impact of Brexit on supply chain finance programmes funded by British banks.