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.
IATA World Cargo Symposium , Istanbul, Turkey 12th -14th October 2021
World Breakbulk Expo , Shanghai, China 12th -13th October 2021
China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Supply Chain Fair (CILF) , Shenzhen, China 23rd -25th September 2021
Seamless Middle East , Dubai World Trade Centre 29th -30th September 2021
43rd Annual SAPICS Virtual Conference , Online 24th -26th August 2021
Global SC&Pro Influence Summit , Shanghai, China 20th -21st May 2021
Home Delivery Mena 2021 , Online 23rd March 2021
Pro Con Online Forum , Online 16th -17th March 2021