Speaker’s Name: Dr. Hassan Rauf
Designation: Assistant Professor Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan
Biography: In his current role, Dr. Hassan Rauf actively engages in research and work with a focus on various interests. This includes collaborating with diverse industrial sectors to conduct sector-specific diagnostic studies, identifying gaps, and proposing organizational and policy-level interventions. Additionally, there is a keen interest in assessing the evolution of organizations as they transition toward embracing the supply chain concept. The use and implementation of systems as pivotal tools in the journey toward effective supply chain management is also a significant area of exploration. Other research interests encompass strategic sourcing within the local context, investigating the scope and challenges of vendor development in emerging economies, and addressing business continuity while planning for supply chain risks. Furthermore, he emphasizes managing relationships strategically to enhance the overall effectiveness of operations.