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Liam Fassam

Senior Lecturer Supply Chain Management at
Northampton, England, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Industry: Education & Training
Category: Freight, Logistics, & Transportation

About me section iconAbout me

Liam, a Senior University Lecturer in the subjects of Logistics, Supply chain and Transport. PhD Researcher in the areas of ‘Supply chain food crime’, ‘collaborative value chains’ and ‘Supply chain risk & resilience’. Senior management professional with over 24 years’ experience within the logistics and supply chain arena, which has delivered exposure to clients such as Apple Inc, European Commission (EC), Hilton, HP, Musgrave group, Lloyds pharmacy and Sodexo. Voted in 2015 as a top 10 Global Supply Chain Power Influencer, leading the way in debate and education on social media. Furthermore, Liam was invited in 2011 to participate in the European Union seventh framework project (FP7-SME-2011) delivering subject matter expertise in UK and German rail/road intermodal markets, with particular focus on food category management, market share, logistics business opportunity coupled to multi modal effectiveness and is currently engaged as an expert adviser to the European Commission’s Horizon 20/20 project in the areas of Supply chain Food security. Also a member of European Regional Reseach and Innovation Network for transport and sit on the the strategic board for logistics development for Northamptonshire Council. "Amateurs talk about strategy, Professionals talk logistics" Omar Bradley, Commander of American troops/D-Day

Work experience section iconWork Experience

Senior Lecturer Supply Chain Management

University of Northampton

August 2013 - Present (10 years, 11 months)
Lecturer of Operations, Logistics and Supply chain management at the Northampton Business School and undertaking a PhD researching the link between procurement and food crime in supply chains. Program leader Fda Leadership & management Fda Supply Chain Leadership BA Management (Part time) MBA (Procurement & Supply specialism) CELAS - Centre of excellence Logistics & Supply - Founding member Heading up embedded learning in logistics and supply chain - working with business to develop social enterprise and contextualise the student experience and learning Research specialism in the areas of Supply chain food crime External examiner for Operations and Project management (Kingston University)
Lecturer - International Business, Logistics & Supply chain

DHBW University, Mannheim

June 2011 - August 2014 (3 years, 2 months)
Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Managemeent for the International Business and Economics department on the English and Bi-Lingual routes. Subject areas: Introduction to Logistics & Supply chain International Production & Logistics Value Chain management Supply Chain management Ethical procurement
Senior Consultant - Logistics & Supply chain


January 2009 - August 2013 (4 years, 7 months)
TDC is a specialist in the delivery of Supply chain and logistics consulting for the foodservice, retail and wholesale sectors.
Lecturer - Green logistics transportation networks


December 2008 - June 2012 (3 years, 6 months)
Lecturing in CSR and Green logistics areas within the logistcis/supply chain arena.
National Manager

Musgrave Operating Partners IrelandHea

January 2006 - January 2009 (3 years)
Heading up Logistics for Ireland's leading food service provider.
Outsource Projects Manager

Kuehne + Nagel

January 2004 - January 2006 (2 years)
Outsource logistics project manager

Education section iconEducation

The University of Huddersfield

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

2014 - 2015
University of Liverpool


2010 - 2012
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