Olushola Kolawole

Olushola Kolawole


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Academic Biography

I have a Ph.D. in Operations and Supply Chain Management from University of Bradford, School of Management, United Kingdom. I hold a Masters's degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Herriot Watt University, Scotland, United Kingdom, a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Research methods from University of Bradford, United Kingdom, and a Bachelor degree in Economics.

In September 2021, I was awarded a Global Talent Endorsement (GTE) by the United Kingdom Government recognizing me as a leader in my field.


1. Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS-Chartered Status)
2. Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) (Proficiency and Graduate)
3. Member, Project Management Institute (PMI) (Member)
4. Graduate Fellow Certificate in Learning and Teaching (GFCLT)


1. Member, Council of Supply Chain Management Practitioners (CSCMP)
2. Member, International Association for Public Health Logistician (IAPHL)
3. Member, John and Elnora Ferguson Centre for African Studies (JEFCAS)
4. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)

I have interest in the following interdisciplinary research theme and I can supervise research students based on them.

1. Circular Economy/Sustainability
2. Food waste and loss reduction
3. Supply chain management relationship
4. Double-loop learning as a problem-solving technique
5. Lean, and Lean Six Sigma (LSS)
6. Procurement
7. Humanitarian logistics
8. Supply Chain Strategies
9. Application of Artificial Intelligence in supply chain management field
10. Risks and Project Management

I have led different workshops, lectures, and projects on supply chain management field, project management, business management at University of Bradford, UK, Buckingham New University, London, and The University of Essex (Online). Visiting lecturer at Royal Hollaway University, London.

I worked in the industry as the Head of Logistics for the African Union Commission Mission in West African Countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea). A seasoned administrator per exellence.

My research has been published in high impacts such as Industrial Marketing Management (IMM), and the International Journal of Social Science And Human Research.

I currently have three books publication on social and cultural issues