Jagjit Singh Srai
Director of Research, University of Cambridge
Jag is a Director of Research at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, where as Head of the Centre for International Manufacturing, Institute for Manufacturing, his research brings an engineering and strategic operations management perspective to the design, analysis and operation of international supply chains. Research projects explore the disruptive impacts of new production and digital technologies on supply chain configurations involving advisory roles and close collaborations with industry, government and international institutions, including UNCTAD, UNIDO, and the World Economic Forum where he co-Chairs the Council on Advanced Manufacturing. Previous roles were in industry with Unilever, as a Supply Chain Director of a multinational regional business, Technical Director of a national business and other senior management positions. Jag holds a first-class honours degree in Chemical Engineering (Aston), a PhD in International Supply Networks (Cambridge), is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers.