Bespoke solutions delivered by experienced practitioners to address real challenges

Cost Transformation Service

Our Cost Transformation service delivers more than cost reduction plans. We undertake four key activities which include ...

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Procurement Transformation

The Barker's Procurement Transformation service involves a comprehensive review of a procurement function and recommends...

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Digital Procurement

Our Digital Procurement Services include Barkers’ Digital Tools and Dashboards which facilitate workflow automation, dat...

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Ethical Procurement

At Barkers, Contract Lifecycle Management covers a four stage process which encompasses planning, selection and contract...

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Our Procurement Managed Service is a flexible service centered entirely around defined outputs pertinent to a client's u...

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Bid Writing Service

Bid Writing Service is a comprehensive bid management company covering all aspects of the bid process. We offer bid mana...

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Procurement that’s rooted in Principles

We drive sustainable financial performance and create a legacy that extends beyond our involvement.

Our awards speak for themselves

SME Leadership Award Winners

“Barkers have consistently and demonstrably met and exceeded their ambitious targets for social value impact in their community” Judging Panel, 2021 National Social Value Awards.

Connected Places Award Winners

“Barkers and Bolton Family are a compelling example of people coming together from right across the community, with passion, authenticity and trust.” Judging Panel, 2019 BiTC Awards.

Best Contribution to the Reputation of the Profession Award Winners



Our team of experts have many years’ experience working within procurement to ensure you receive the very best consultancy service.


We have a track record for delivery encompassing strategy, operations, technology and development of people and culture.


We know we can positively impact returns in short timescales and have a legacy of achievement that supports this.

Client Projects Delivered
Typical Client Savings
Trained Individuals
£ m
Social Value Created


We work with clients from a variety of sectors from across the globe.

Our Leadership Team

Social value runs through the core of our business with our team engaged in activities which positively impact local communities...

Warren Kozera

Warren Kozera

Managing Director

As well as being a Director at social enterprise Lifescape, Warren is actively involved in various community groups and is currently on the...

Bolton Family Board.
Richard Powell

Richard Powell

Delivery Director

A lifelong drummer, Richard acts as Treasurer and plays in two amateur function bands, raising money for local...

and national charities. After raising £75k summitting Mont Blanc, Richard is a Cancer Research Flame of Hope Award Holder. Richard is actively seeking further opportunities to utilise his skills in the Third Sector.
Warren Ward

Warren Ward

Commercial Director

Warren sits as a Non-Executive Director on a prominent recovery housing programme, Jobs Friends Houses, and acts as an advisor to the Fylde Coast...

Responsible Business Network.
Sarah Bean

Sarah Bean

Operations Director

Sarah utilises her coaching skills to provide pro bono support to charities, small businesses and girl guiding. She also loves being outdoors running or...

climbing mountains for charity.

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