Sydney, 2 June 2021: Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) has announced new leadership for the ASCI Western Australian Chapter. The new appointments (volunteer roles) include:
Dr Flavio Macau, Chapter President
The West Australian ASCI supply chain community is a vibrant and active cohort of procurement, logistics and operations practitioners across small to medium businesses and large enterprises representing the mining industry with close connections with tertiary institutes in the region.
Flavio has 25 years of experience in Supply Chain, Logistics & Operations Management. He is a senior lecturer, researcher, and Director of Academic Studies at the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University. He is also a consultant for the resources industry. In the past 10 years, Flavio supervised 18 research projects; lectured 70+ units to 2,500+ students; published one book, three case studies, and 10+ international peer-review articles in top academic journals; assisted 120+ short-term consulting projects; authored conversation pieces and interviews on TV, radio, and newspapers.
Ignacio has more than 10 years of experience working in supply chain areas of diverse industries FCMG, SME, 3PL, and OEM. His career development in manufacturing and service companies has mainly focused on strategic planning, inventory management, continuous improvement, processes and business analysis, leadership, negotiation, and operations management. Ignacio holds a Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineer.
According to the ASCI President, Alexandra Riha RegPracOps, these leadership appointments demonstrate that the commitment that the ASCI West Australian chapter has to mentorships and professional development.
“Our thanks goes to outgoing President, Indrasen Naidoo, for his leadership and developing a culture of learning and sharing amongst the committee. This approach not only lives out our values but also solidifies the longevity of the ASCI Western Australian Chapter.
“Congratulations to the newly appointed leaders – Flavio and Ignacio – who have already demonstrated leadership and expertise in the Chapter. We look forward to the next two years of your leadership.”
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