Dr. Temidayo Akenroye
Temi is an expert with over 10 years’ experience in the fields of sustainability and supply chain management. He is currently a senior procurement manager with the NHS, where he helped the governments streamline procurement processes to achieve excellence in supply chain, sustainability goals, cost savings and value for money. He was an international procurement consultant to SNV-USA on a project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: where planned, piloted and implemented policy interventions for social inclusion of small –holder farmers in three African countries (Kenya, Ghana and Mali). The project successfully linked over 20,000 small-holder famers into the supply chain opportunities in school feeding programs across these countries https://agrilinks.org/sites/default/files/resource/files/SNV%20PG-HGSF%20Learning%20Doc%233.pdf . He has delivered a number of seminars and appeared at international conferences related to the subject of sustainable development, public procurement and supply chain management. His research works have been published widely in scholarly journals and policy reports relating to public procurement, SMEs engagement and sustainability. https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=pTBAWd4AAAAJ&hl=en&safe=vss. He holds an M.Sc in Supply Chain Management & Logistics from the University of Salford, UK, a Post-graduate Diploma (PGD) in Shipping and Maritime Logistics from Maritime Academy, Oron, Nigeria, and H.N.D in Geological Engineering from Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. He is also a qualified procurement and supply chain management professional (MCIPS) with the Chattered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, UK. http://www.cips.org/supply-management/news/2011/july/surrey-to-share-best-practice/. He is currently a postgraduate scholar in Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cambridge, UK.