About Us

About Us

LeanBPI is a business improvement consultancy, working with clients to provide solutions to enable improved business performance and reduced stress. We specialise in the SME/Micro sector, working with clients to design and implement new digitised workflows or processes, creating custom solutions to meet unique client needs.

At LeanBPI, we undertake to understand your business, we combine that knowledge with our extensive experience to create a tailored solution to improve business effectiveness and increase productivity while maintaining customer service at the heart of your organisation. Lean best practice highlights that you can most effectively achieve Lean management by identifying and eliminating waste. Implementing these strategies requires a business-centric approach that benefits from personalisation and bespoke solutions.
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Business Background

John O’Shanahan managing director at LeanBPI, is a senior Lean management practitioner with specialist diplomas in Lean and in Six Sigma from the University of Limerick. John has over 35 years broad experience in business operations. He has worked with multiple companies in Europe, Asia, and North America, spending 17 years working overseas. John’s current focus is to  help businesses create efficiencies within their companies.


Lean BPI  provides personalised coaching on, use of Digital Lean tools, application of Lean principles, and adoption of progressive management. This collaborative approach allows our clients to benefit from LeanBPIs insights and experience resulting in improved business performance and leadership. At LeanBPI we are passionate about our work and are rewarded by our success in guiding businesses through their continuous improvement journey.

Meet the Team

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John O’Shanahan

Senior Digital / Lean Consultant

John is a resourceful Senior Lean / Digitalisation Consultant with extensive experience gained as Plant / Operations Manager in multiple international locations working in various sectors. Consulting since 2014, John is focused on serving the SME and Micro sectors, where he has a proven track record using best practice Lean Methodologies and Digital Tools to drive continuous improvement, delivering increased profits and reduced costs. He demonstrates strong leadership, interpersonal and change management skills, and is committed to the continued development of his coaching skills and his education in emerging digital technologies and Lean systems.

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Joe Gilmartin

Senior Digital / Lean Consultant

Joe has Worked in a number of industry sectors from Multinational Blue-chip Companies through to the SME sector including, electronics, food, engineering, construction and software. Having previously owned and managed his own company,  Joe’s skill set is ideal to facilitate the transfer of knowledge gained in large and small enterprises to drive change, improvement, scalability and profitability while understanding the dynamics that exist in organisations.

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Noel Power

Digital / Lean Consultant

Noel is an experienced senior manager with a demonstrated history of working in a diverse range of businesses. He is skilled in Negotiation, Operations Management, Warehouse Management, Sales and Facilities Management, Customer Service, I.T., Legal and Human Resource Management. Focused throughout his professional career in streamlining systems and practices, implementing change control processes and reducing duplication throughout all company departments.

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Arslan Arshad

Senior Developer

Arslan is an experienced Senior Developer skilled in all aspects of web development, including back end programming (PHP, Laravel and App Script), front end engineering (HTML, CSS, Bootstrap and jQuery/JavaScript), digital accessibility, and user experience. He is passionate about web development and design in all its forms and is committed to assisting businesses improve their processes through the use of Digital systems.

Mahesh Haldar

Senior Digital Consultant

With 12+ years of experience in IT, Mahesh has built his core expertise in digital transformation, data analytics, solution design, cloud services, process consulting, software development and system integration. He has proven skills in stakeholder and account management, requirement gathering and analysis, technical
documentation for business requirement translations and architecting project implementation plans. Being a certified Scrum Master and an Agile Coach, Mahesh applies his strong analytical and problem-solving skills
from his professional consulting experience to help streamline processes and drive growth across micro to small and medium to enterprise level businesses. Mahesh’s ability to analyze and understand business requirements has delivered value to clients in various ways such as operational cost reduction, increased productivity, increased efficiency and operational excellence leveraging cost-effective technology, products, and services.

Ailís Crowley

Sustainability Consultant

Ailís Crowley has a Postgraduate in Sustainability in Enterprise from University College Cork, and is the founder of FASH Forward. FASH Forward’s mission is to save 1 million items from Landfill by 2030 by engaging companies in the circular economy and waste reduction through workshops.

Prior to this Ailís worked  in London for 7+ years for Yahoo, as a Senior Client Partner, pitching advertising solutions to key clients and managing strategic relationships.