Joe Miemczyk is a full professor in sustainability and supply chain management. His
research interests include the implementation of circular economy practices in supply chains
and networks, sustainable sourcing and supply chains, measuring sustainability
performance, as well as the broader challenges of embedding sustainability imperatives into
today’s business. Based in London, he teaches these topics as well as operations
management across several programmes in the school from masters to executive education.
He previously worked at Audencia Business School in Nantes France and was a Global
Visiting Scholar at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. He started his academic career
at the University of Bath School of Management in the UK, where he took his PhD,
researching sustainability and responsive supply chains in the automotive sector. Before
academia, he was a business process engineer implementing environmental management
systems (ISO14001) in Unipart Group of Companies in the UK and has degrees in
environmental science and management.
Professor Miemczyk has published in numerous international journals including the
International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production and
Operations Management, Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Production
Research, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal and many others. He is also
a co-author of the book Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: A Sustainability
Perspective published by Routledge.
He is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management and
has been a member of the scientific committees of the European Operations Management
Association (EurOMA) and the International Purchasing and Supply Education and
Research Association (IPSERA).