Chris is a Senior Lecturer in procurement and supply chain management at the University of South Wales. He teaches many of the specialist international logistics and supply chain management modules, as well as supply chain risk and negotiation on the CIPS diploma. He also manages projects and programmes on the MSc Project Management.
Chris has developed a range of projects and consultancy links within procurement and supply management with business sectors in Wales, UK and internationally, through a number of Knowledge Transfer Partnership Projects (KTPs).
Before becoming an academic, Chris spent 21 yeas working within the UK Defence Sector at Royal Ordnance / BAE Systems in a diverse range of management roles including operations management, production control and master scheduling, sales and marketing and also in purchasing and supply chain management.
Chris' current research focus in in complex adaptive supply chains, which explores the role of human behaviour in supply chain management.