Dr Richard Gibson


Confirmed speaker for London 2016

Strategic Development Director, Yusen Logistics

Richard has worked his whole career in the supply chain field within the UK, Europe and Globally for both own account and logistics service providers. Initially a transport specialist, Richard has a broad range of experience that encompasses Global  supply chain strategy and development, and network supply chain project management which includes the specification, acquisition and deployment of information technology. Having gained a PhD in logistics outsourcing with Huddersfield University, Richard works closely with students from several universities including both Cranfield and Warwick.  Current research interests include

  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • The use of procurement tools in the supply chain,
  • The impact IT has upon modern supply chains, including the social supply chain.
  • Innovation in the supply chain

Originally from London, Richard now lives and works from a base in Northamptonshire where he is able to engage in his passions of cycling and supporting the Northampton Saints Rugby Union team.

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