Professor Michael Bourlakis is the Director of Research for Cranfield School of Management and the Head of the Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management Group. Michael is an internationally renowned and established authority in logistics and supply chain management. His impactful thought leadership has received considerable attention by media (BBC News, ITV News, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal etc.). He sits on the Editorial Board of 15 journals, he has won more than 30 research and consulting projects and has generated more than 250 publications including 68 journal papers. Michael has worked with numerous multinational organisations such as Carrefour, DHL, Knight Frank, Metro, Sonae and he has been an Advisory Board Member for Tesco on the "Future of Food" chaired by Tesco's CEO.