Des is a Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management and Director of Postgraduate Studies for the department of Business, Management and Economics. He earned his PhD at Portsmouth University and his MBA (with Distinction) at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. He has published widely in the field of modular supply chains and is a regular reviewer for many leading journals.
Des has lectured on a number of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes at Kingston University, Queen Mary College, University of London, Brunel University and the Academy Nation Economy, Moscow. He has provided Supply Chain training for a number of clients including Oman Air, Dolphin Gas, Qatar Bank and is the Course Director for the CIPS-accredited MSc Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management programme. Des is a visiting lecturer at Moscow State University, Russia and Audencia School of Management, France.