Advisory Board

Advisory Board members include senior level academics and practitioners who have specialist expertise in a range of areas including: global supply chain management, supply chain and management accounting, HR practices, employment relations, and employment law. They are based in either South Africa, Brazil or the UK.

Prof Aldemar de Araujo Santos, Federal University, Pernambuco, Brazil 
Expertise in supply chain accounting and information technology, Brazil

Prof Mathew Tsamenyi, University of Birmingham, UK
Expertise in supply chain accounting and management accounting in developing economies

Prof Richard Haines, Head of the Department of Development Studies, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Expertise in industrial policy and economic development

Prof Phil James, Professor of Employment Relations, Middlesex University, UK
Ewith expertise in employment rights and health and safety in supply chains

Prof Justin Barnes, ‎Executive Chairman at Benchmarking and Manufacturing Analysts, South Africa
Expertise in the textiles and automotive industries in South Africa

Mr Richard Bruce, Global Supply Chain Enhancement Practitioner, UK
Expertise in global supply chains

Ms Pat Bairsto, Head of Mediation and Planning Services, Ltd, UK and member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Expertise in international consultancy within developing and emerging economies

Ms Rebecca McCaffry, Head of Public Sector Research, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK
Expertise in management accounting

Ms Tarisai Masamvu, Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK
Expertise in management accounting and IT business analysis

Ms Maria Ludkin, National Officer for Legal and Corporate Affairs, GMB union, UK
Expertise in employment rights

Mr Diarmuid Deeney, Consultant, Norrie Waite & Slater law firm, UK
Expertise in employment law

Mr Mike Sinnett, Business Consultant and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Expertise in designing interventions to improve business performance