Prof. Graham Heaslip
Head of School of Engineering, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Graham is Professor of Logistics and Head of the School of Engineering at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), Ireland. Graham is a visiting professor at Hanken School of Economics in Finland and at UNSW in Australia. Prior to joining GMIT Graham was Associate Professor of Logistics at UNSW, Australia where he was the course director of the MSc in Logistics. Graham completed his PhD studies in the area of Civil Military Cooperation / Coordination at the Logistics Institute, University of Hull, for which he was awarded the James Cooper Memorial Cup for best PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. Prior to entering academia Graham spent fourteen years working in the Irish Defence Forces both at home and abroad in a variety of logistical appointments, as well as spending time seconded to Humanitarian agencies in a logistical capacity. Graham’s research interests are broadly in the intersections between global logistics/supply chain management, humanitarian logistics and organisational management development.