Alan G Waller is Vice - President for Supply Chain Innovation at the International Consultancy Solving Efeso. He is also Visiting Pro fessor in International Supply Chain Management at Cranfield Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
He is also Chairman of ELUPEG, President of Leaders in Supply Chain, and a Trustee of Transaid.
Alan was educated at St. Catherine's College, O xford, Leicester School of Management and Cranfield School of Management. Alan was Senior Logistics Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, retiring from the partnership in January 2002. He joined Solving Efeso the same year.
He was the Founder and first Direc tor of what is now the Cranfield Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and in 1980 established and directed the world’s first MSc in Logistics. He directed the Centre again from 1997 to 1999 whilst remaining a partner in PwC.
He has served as UK Chairman and UK President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and recently as President of CILT International.
He was also Chairman and Director of the European Council on Global Supply Chain of The Conference Board in Brussels, and set up the European Council for Customer Service.
In 2007 Alan joined the European Leadership team of The Supply Chain Council. In 1998 he was awarded the Sir Robert Lawrence Gold Medal for his contribution to Logistics. In 2006 he was made an Officer of the Order of The British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty The Queen for his service to Logistics.
In 2011 Alan was named Individual Achiever of the Year for the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards.
In 2013 Alan was award ed the prestigious Honorary Fellowship of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (International).
Founded in Dubai/UAE, SCLG is a membership driven industry business group with 200+ corporate members. SCLG is expanding internationally to continuously enhance its global foot-print.
Managing supply chain and logistics more effectively shall contribute to positive growth of economy in range of 3% to 5% (GDP terms).
Impact of climate change on managing supply chain should be on agenda of all supply chain professionals.
Oil and Gas industry should enlarge its theme to manage supply chains of larger energy domain.
Reduction in current level of wastage in food supply chain shall help mitigate poverty.
Managing Fresh water supply chain needs attention of all.
Sophisticated demand forecast and planning for sure helps improve efficiency of supply chain.
IATA World Cargo Symposium , Istanbul, Turkey 12th -14th October 2021
World Breakbulk Expo , Shanghai, China 12th -13th October 2021
China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Supply Chain Fair (CILF) , Shenzhen, China 23rd -25th September 2021
Seamless Middle East , Dubai World Trade Centre 29th -30th September 2021
43rd Annual SAPICS Virtual Conference , Online 24th -26th August 2021
3rd Virtual Retail Supply Chain ExCon , Online 22nd -23rd July 2021
ProcureCon Asia , Online 13th -15th July 2021
Global SC&Pro Influence Summit , Shanghai, China 20th -21st May 2021
Home Delivery Mena 2021 , Online 23rd March 2021
Pro Con Online Forum , Online 16th -17th March 2021