Barry Evans' early career involved a variety of roles in Logistics/Distribution with Watney Mann, Rank Hovis McDougall and Royal Mail. This was followed by roles in Tesco plc, including Lean Process Manager in Tesco Supply Chain Development. He joined the Lean Enterprise Research Centre at Cardiff Business School as a Senior Research Associate. Now retired, he still does some relief teaching at the Business School.
Mr Evans' co-authored work, The Lean Supply Chain, published by Kogan Page, won the Les Plumes des Achats et Supply Chain 2016 - Prix des Associations award in December 2016.