Ian McNally

Vice President

Ian Mcnally - Efficio Consulting
Ian joined Efficio in 2004 from A.T. Kearney, and has led many procurement programmes across key industry sectors.  He has a reputation for leading teams in conducting Opportunity Assessments, and Procurement Transformation projects, delivering measurable savings, and embedding essential procurement skills across multiple sites and countries.

Main areas of practice

Ian has a wealth of expertise in Strategic Sourcing, Opportunity Assessments, Procurement Transformation and, Training and Coaching across sectors including Retail, Utilities, Manufacturing, Technology and Private Equity-owned businesses.


Ian has over 25 years’ experience in procurement, both in industry and consulting.  Ian began his career in the white goods industry before moving to A.T. Kearney and then Efficio. He has a BA, BAI in Engineering from Trinity College in Dublin and an MBA from Cardiff Business School.

Ian is an Irish national, and speaks English, Irish and French.

Quite simply, Ian delivers. He was the lead consultant in our Global Procurement Transformation Programme, and was absolutely instrumental in its success. Quite aside from his deep subject matter expertise, he brings enormous leadership and organisational skills. He has vision, drive and energy, together with great integrity.

Tony Martin, Interim Programme Director at National Grid


Ian’s clients include major utilities, banks, technology manufacturers and resellers, FMCG manufacturers, and public sector organisations.

Significant experience

  • Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Transformation – energy grid company: Provided a range of  support models, including Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Transformation, and Target Operating Model development, delivering measurable business benefits through innovative category approaches, training, resource augmentation, and deployment of new methodologies
  • Shared Services Procurement and Category Management  – police services:  Supported the set-up of a shared services Procurement organisation across four police services. Led a three-wave Strategic Sourcing programme addressing major areas of spend, driving category management practices across the organisation
  • Process and Methodology Training – multiple clients:  Developed ‘tell-show-do’ approach to embed new processes and methodologies with client teams across multiple sectors



Get in touch


Outside work, Ian enjoys summer cycling, particularly along London's river and canal paths and many green spaces. He has also caught the Efficio 'running bug' and takes part in the Royal Parks Foundation half marathon every year.