When: 08 March 12:00 (for 12:30) - 14:30
Where: University of Hull Business School, University of Hull, HU6 7RX
Meeting Point: Nidd Seminar Rooms
Following on from a successful 2017 event for International Womens Day, Women in Logistics, in conjunction with University of Hull, would like to invite you to We are Women in Logistics 2.0! We will hear from:
Sarah Shaw is a lecturer, researcher and programme director in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Hull University Business School, UK. Her research interests include green/sustainable logistics, closed- loop supply chains, performance measurement/reporting and agri-supply chains and food security. Her business experience includes positions held in a variety of senior supply chain management roles: operations, transport, reverse logistics and customer service management; she has also been instrumental in leading change on a number of transformational projects across the supply chain. She was recently highly commended in the ‘Leader of the Year’ by Women in Logistics, UK for her work within the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, aimed at encouraging young people to work in the logistics sector. She leads various multi-disciplinary research projects and has published in a variety of scientific journals.
• Winner of the CILT (UK) Richard McLeish Award for significant advances in study and career (2009)
• Finalist in the Everywoman Newcomer of the Year Award – Transport and Logistics (2008)
• Finalist in the Junior Chamber – Outstanding Young Person’s Award (2008)
Vicky graduated from Hull University with a 2:1 LLB honours degree in Law.
Followed by an 18-month experience with Defra, inspecting farm subsidies, Vicky began her now 15-year career in the manufacturing and supply world with Reckitt Benckiser. After experiencing a range of roles, including quality compliance, customer service, embellishment planning and demand and supply, and working through many experiences with launches, buy-back, demerger and ERP implementations, Vicky is now driving strategic and innovative change as Global Supply Chain Director for specialty pharmaceutical company, Indivior, controlling logistics, manufacturing, planning, graphics and SAP.
Georgia has been a Logistics Officer in the Royal Air Force for over 20 years, having joined up soon after graduating from the University of Hull with a BSc in Applied Physics. Throughout her career she has fulfilled numerous roles in support of deployed operations, both in the UK and overseas, including 3 tours to Afghanistan. She has enjoyed all her roles, but her personal highlight was as Officer Commanding 85 Expeditionary Logistics Wing, a unit responsible for the RAF’s deployable logistics capabilities of transportation, fuel, catering, inventory management and aircraft crash recovery. She is a graduate of the UK Defence Academy's Advanced Command and Staff Course with an MA in Defence Studies, and also the University of the West of England with an MSc in Leadership and Management and a prize for ‘outstanding creative contribution to management research’ for her research based on personal experiences of masculinity in the Armed Forces. Georgia is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.
A light buffet will be provided.
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