Guests Speakers for the 3rd Edition of PROLOG 2017
Sheffield University, UK
Professor Lenny Koh is the Founder and Director of the Centre for Energy, Environment & Sustainability (CEES), Advanced Resource Efficiency Centre (AREC), and Logistics & Supply Chain Management (LSCM) Research Centre at The University of Sheffield. She is an internationally renowned authority on supply chain management related to low carbon and sustainability. Her research is recognised for its scientific novelty and has generated major impacts for society, industry and government. Using interdisciplinary approaches, crossing supply chain management, information systems, energy, engineering, social sciences and science disciplines, her work contributes to the understanding and resolution of complex supply chain problems, which are caused by climate change and uncertainty. She has a high H-index (World number 2) and high research income generation, and has successfully pioneered and led many large scale, complex projects, funded by EPSRC, ESRC, EU, Innovate UK, Leverhulme Trust and other key funding bodies in the UK, Europe and internationally.
Prof Ralf Müller, DBA, MBA, PMP
Professor of Project Management
BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, Norway
Dr Ralf Müller is Professor of Project Management at BI Norwegian Business School, as well as adjunct and visiting professor at many other institutions worldwide. He lectures and researches in leadership, governance, organizational project management, and research methods. He has (co-) authored approximately 200 academic publications, including his latest book titled Governance and Governmentality for Projects, published by Routledge. Among the awards he received are the 2016 PMI Fellow of the Institute Award, the 2015 PMI Research Achievement Award (a life-time achievement award), the 2012 IPMA Research Award, and a number of best paper and reviewers awards. Before joining academia, he spent 30 years in the industry consulting with large enterprises and governments in more than 50 different countries for their project management, governance, and PMOs. He also held related line management positions, such as the Worldwide Director of Project Management at NCR Corporation.
Topic : Safer, more efficient care starts with a single scan – the value of global identification standards in healthcare
Tania Snioch is Director Healthcare at GS1 Global Office. Prior to starting at GS1, Tania worked for the Australian GS1 organisation, GS1 Australia, for nearly 15 years, holding various roles in that time. At GS1 Australia, Tania and her team assisted the Healthcare industry to implement the GS1 System to improve patient safety and increase supply chain efficiency. Tania worked with Australian state and territory governments and federal regulators. In her role at GS1 Global Office, Tania supports the GS1 community by pro-actively responding to specific business requirements from industry sectors with the aim to enhance the level of GS1 System adoption.
Director of Teaching and Learning (BBS) and Professor of Operations Management
He is Professor Amir Sharif (PhD, BEng (Hons), FRSA, FInstLM, FCILT, MCMI) and he is a Professor of Operations Management at Brunel Business School. He has previously held posts such as the Interim Head of School and Director of MBA Programmes (including leading and co-ordinating major business school accreditation efforts). He has 10 years of experience working for and consulting to corporations such as JPMorgan, UBS, KPMG, Sony and the BBC in a variety of programme and project management roles. Through this industrial experience as well as academic research background, He is also active as a research grant reviewer for numerous national and international funding bodies such as: the Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in the UK, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the UK, the Natural and National Science Foundation of China (NNSFC) and the Qatar National Research Foundation (QNRF). Additionally, He was elected to the Peer Review Electoral College of the EPSRC in 2005, and continue to be a serving member. He has also served as a member of the University Senate.