Amir M. Sharif is Professor of Operations Management, a member of the Institute of Energy Futures and the Founding Director of the Operations and Supply Chain Systems (OASIS) research group within Brunel Business School, Brunel University London. Previous roles Amir has held have included the Head of Brunel Business School, Assistant Head, Director of the School’s Doctoral and MBA programmes and Director of Teaching and Learning. Amir has also worked extensively for many leading global corporations including JPMorgan, UBS Investment Bank and KPMG. He continues to be research active across a diverse mix of topics including Operations & Supply Chain Management, Decision-Making, Engineering Management, the Public Sector, Humanitarian Logistics and Food Security. Amir continues to provide academic service to national and international research funding bodies such as the British Council, British Academy, EPSRC, ESRC and the EU and the Qatar National Research Foundation (QNRF).