John Paul (PhD, MBA, MSc, BEng) is an expert in supply chain management and operational improvement for manufacturing and services. He has over 25 years’ experience as a top executive in supply chain management. Today Dr. Paul is a consultant to multinational corporations, being the founder and CEO of iCognitive , a firm specializing in supply chain consultancy.
From 1997 to 2003, John Paul was a top executive at SIMTech (Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology) . He successfully started and developed the supply chain research management center that supported regional SMEs, PLEs and MNCs in their supply chain improvement strategies.
Before joining SIMTech in 19 97, John Paul has spent 10 years working for Digital Equipment Corporation Europe. First as Administration & Logistics Program Director based in France and later joined the European team in Geneva (Switzerland) as Program manager for Europe. In his last po sition, he managed several strategic Supply Chain Management projects such as Dupont, Danzas, DHL European Rim and Thomson.
In the meantime, John Paul has written numerous SCM - articles and has been lecturing in different European Universities (Paris 12 and ISLI in Bordeaux) and Nanyang Technological University Singapore, ESSEC Asian Campus in Singapore. He is currently a professor and research fellow of the Bordeaux School of Management (France) and visiting Professor at ESSEC Asian Campus in Singapore.
Fo under and current Secretary of the South East Asia Chapter of the Supply Chain Council (SCC), John is a member of the Technical Development Committee of the Supply Chain Council. He is the sole SCC certified SCOR® instructor in the region and has trained o ver 2000 Supply Chain executives from 200 different companies in the region. He is the Chairman of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Asian Chapter.
He holds a PhD researcher in Engineering Management, a Master’ Degree in Industr ial Logistics, a Masters’ Degree in Economics and an MBA in Management.
Founded in Dubai/UAE, SCLG is a membership driven industry business group with 200+ corporate members. SCLG is expanding internationally to continuously enhance its global foot-print.
Managing supply chain and logistics more effectively shall contribute to positive growth of economy in range of 3% to 5% (GDP terms).
Impact of climate change on managing supply chain should be on agenda of all supply chain professionals.
Oil and Gas industry should enlarge its theme to manage supply chains of larger energy domain.
Reduction in current level of wastage in food supply chain shall help mitigate poverty.
Managing Fresh water supply chain needs attention of all.
Sophisticated demand forecast and planning for sure helps improve efficiency of supply chain.
7th Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2018 , International Hotel Casino & Tower Suites, Varna, Bulgaria 08th -12th May 2018
Inflection Summit, Awards 2018 - Digital Manufacturing Supply Chain , Delhi, NCR 12th September 2018
IOT World Asia , Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 18th -20th September 2018
2nd LAST MILE ASEAN Conference & Expo , BITEC, Bangkok 20th -21st September 2018
2nd Baltic Ports & Shipping 2018 , Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel, Riga, Latvia 25th -27th September 2018
4th China International Internet & E-commerce Expo , Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center 11th -13th October 2018
Supply Chain and Logistics Conference , Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh 15th -16th October 2018
East Africa Utlities Expo , Kenyatta International Convention Center Nairobi, Kenya 25th -27th September 2018
3rd Annual Saudi Freight & Logistics 2018 , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 22nd -23rd October 2018
15th Trans Middle East 2018 , Intercontinental Aqaba Resort, Jordan 23rd -25th October 2018
Procurement 4.0 , Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Thailand 24th -25th October 2018
2nd Annual Modern Warehousing , Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Thailand 24th -25th October 2018
4th Annual Fleet Management , Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Thailand 24th -25th October 2018
UAE-INDIA Economic Forum , Dubai, UAE 24th -25th October 2018
Global Illicit Trade , Abu Dhabi 30th October 2018
FoodEx Saudi 2018 , Jeddah Centre For Forums And Events Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 12th -15th November 2018
7th Annual Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018 Asia Pacific , Singapore 15th -16th November 2018
20th Intermodal Africa 2018 , Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, Ghana 27th -29th November 2018
Refining & Petrochemicals World China 2018 , Beijing, China 05th -07th November 2018
Refining & Petrochemicals World Thailand 2019 , Bangkok, Thailand 23rd -24th January 2019