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Adjunct Faculty

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  • Philosophiae Doctor (Mathematical Statistics), University of the Free State, South Africa (1977)
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Pretoria, South Africa (1986)
  • Master of Science (Mathematical Statistics), University of the Free State, South Africa (1974)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hon) (Applied Mathematics), University of the Free State, South Africa (1973)
  • Bachelor of Science, University of the Free State, South Africa (1972)
  • Supply Chain Management Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • E-Supply Chains (Supply Chain Ecosystems)
  • Operations Management
  • Business Statistics – Application Interpretation

Academic Experience

This section contains the main university involvement ranging from full-time employment, visiting appointments and supervisory/co-supervisory appointments.

  • Australia

    • SP Jain School of Global Management
    • Victoria University
    • RMIT University
    • University of Western Sydney
    • University of Technology Sydney
  • China

    • Dalian University of Technology
    • Hua Hai Institute of Technology
    • Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
    • Hebei University of Science and Technology
  • South Africa

    • Johannesburg University
    • University of South Africa
    • University of Pretoria
    • University of the Free State

Corporate Experience

This section contains only an extract of employment/projects/assignments; details may be subject to confidentiality:

  • Banking Sector

    • Bendigo Adelaide Bank Limited (Outsourcing & Procurement Rationalisation)
  • Defence

    • Denel (Optimisation & Modelling)
    • South African Defence Force (Optimisation & Modelling)
  • Government Sector

    • South African Government (Logistics Infrastructure Strategy)
    • State Government of Victoria, Australia (Logistics Infrastructure Strategy)
  • Manufacturing Sector

    • Heritage Chocolates (Aus.) (Procurement Rationalisation)
    • Bathroom and Kitchen Supplies (Supply Chain Strategy Alignment)
  • Not-for-Profit Sectors

    • Victoria University (Outsourcing & Procurement Rationalisation)
    • Church Resources (Outsourcing & Procurement Rationalisation)
    • Supply.com (Outsourcing & Procurement Rationalisation)
  • Petrochemical Sector

    • Orica Chemicals (Supply Chain Strategy Alignment)
    • Shell Petroleum (Outsourcing & Procurement Rationalisation)
    • Supply.com (Outsourcing & Procurement Rationalisation)
    • Sasol Limited (Corporate Supply Chain Strategy & Alignment)
    • Rhodia Group (Supply Chain Strategy Alignment & Outsourcing)
  • Retail Sector

    • Woolworths South Africa (Supply Chain Strategy Alignment)
  • Services Sector

    • Future One (now ABC Learning) (Outsourcing & Procurement Rationalisation)
    • Business Leaders Network (Strategy Alignment)
  • Systems and Technology

    • Satyam Infoway (eProcurement Systems Design, Development & Deployment)
    • Transport Sector
    • Westgate Ports (Strategy Alignment)
    • Huysmans Transport (Strategy Alignment)
    • C&R Transport, New Zealand (Strategy Alignment)


  • As inaugural director, established three research centres at the University of Pretoria (Chair in Logistics - 1989), Johannesburg University (Centre for Logistics Management - 1997) and Victoria University (Institute for Supply Chain and Logistics - 2005). These typically included industry aligned Research Programs and Executive Development Programs in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
  • Developed the Alliance for Supply Chain Innovation (ASCI), a collaborative research initiative between Australian Universities and Research Institutions on addressing industry-focused and sponsored Supply Chain Innovation
  • Extensive international teaching experience having taught in Europe, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Mainland China
  • Contributed to and published several industry-related research studies focused on logistics enablement for regional and economic development, supply chain benchmarking and performance measurement
  • Played a key role in the Moving South Africa project of the South African Government, which aimed to develop the country’s 20/25 years logistics infrastructure
  • Serves as advisor and/or coordinator of research reports and theses for students of MBA, Masters of Logistics Programs and several Industrial Engineering programs
  • Provided supervision of practical training of students from several international universities as part of the international student exchange program


  • Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM; previously APICS)
  • Council for Supply Chain Professionals (CSCMP)
  • Institute of Supply Management (ISM)