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Synopsis

Stakeholder pressure from investors, shareholders, customers and non-profits to push sustainability into the supply chain has significantly increased in recent years. The Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) Standards, the first global standards for sustainability reporting, also requires an increased focus on sustainability throughout the supply chain. At the same time, many companies rank supply chain practices as the biggest challenge to improving their sustainability performance. Implementing sustainability best practices in the supply chain can be difficult because of the scale and complexity of many supply chains.

This webinar will focus on tangible regional experiences and best practice examples with a positive ESG impact in the areas of sustainable sourcing all the way through the supply chain to end consumer (re)use initiatives.

 

Speakers

Mr David Patrick RINGROSE
Vice President
Aftermarket Service Logistics
DHL Supply Chain, Asia Pacific Region

David has spent the last 20 years in the supply chain industry working across multiple geographies mainly with DHL Supply Chain. David began his career in supply chain management in planning for FMCG brands and progressed to operations management running large scale manufacturing logistics in Ireland and Eastern Europe where he established and operated the contract logistics business unit. Based in Singapore since 2009, David focuses on emerging markets and more recently on large scale digital supply chain transformation projects across Asia Pacific.

David graduated from the National University of Singapore Executive Master of Business Administration – Asia Pacific Markets program, holds a BSc. Economics (Hons.) and has also completed APICS Supply Chain Management certification.  David is Co-Chair of the European Chamber Supply Chain Committee and is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

 

Mrs Deepali Gulati
Vice-President, APAC Region – Technology Sector
DHL Supply Chain

Deepali has spent the last 20 years in the supply chain industry within Asia Pacific mainly within DHL. Deepali began her career in logistics with Exel back in India primarily in key account management managing large Technology accounts like Lucent Technologies, Nokia. She then moved to Singapore in 2005 to manage large regional technology accounts like Apple, Sony Ericsson, and in 2017 took on a portfolio to look after business development for the DHL Supply Chain Technology sector. Deepali focuses on strategy, customer development, go green sales lead and transformation projects across Asia Pacific.

Deepali graduated from Ethiraj College in Chennai with a degree in Banking Management. 

 

Ms Michelle SANTOSO
Supply Chain Associate
Glaxo Smith Kline Consumer Healthcare

Michelle Santoso is a Supply Chain Associate with Glaxosmith Kline Consumer Healthcare, based in the Asia headquarter in Singapore. She has held roles in various functions from procurement in APAC External Supply, digital deployment and line planning in active ingredient and secondary manufacturing sites and sustainability in Global Supply Chain Digestive Health Category. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from National University of Singapore.

 

Mr Oscar Mauricio CIFUENTES QUIN
Sustainability Manager LATAM
WAVIN

Oscar Mauricio joined WAVIN on March, 2.020 and he is responsible for implementing the Company’s sustainability strategy in the countries that are part of the LATAM region.

He has more than 15 years of experience, implementing complex programs and projects for several companies in different industrial sectors. He also has experience identifying, performing feasibility analysis and implementing initiatives aiming at optimizing companies’ operations and supply chain.

Mauricio is Business Manager and Financial Management Specialist from Universidad Javeriana in Colombia and obtained a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff.

 

Prof Mabel CHOU
Associate Professor
Department of Analytics and Operations
NUS Business School
National University of Singapore

Mabel Chou is an associate professor in the Analytics and Operations department at National University of Singapore (NUS). She received the B.Sc. degree in mathematics from National Taiwan University, the M.Sc. degree in mathematics and Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering and management sciences from Northwestern University. Her research focuses on production scheduling and supply chain analysis, such as Supply Contract Design, Supply Chain Scheduling on Large Scale Systems and Operations/Manufacturing Flexibility Design and Analysis. Her theoretical work includes analysis of asymptotically optimal algorithm for large scale on-line scheduling problems, analysis of different contracts for manufacturers, new insights into manufacturing process flexibility problems and healthcare system management, inventory management for large scale retail network, as well as design and analysis of distribution and transportation networks. She has also done applied optimization and analytics studies for the industry, e.g., process optimization analysis for a shipping company, process design and assignment problem for a Singapore charity organization, hospital bed management system analysis for a Singapore hospital, supply chain forecasting and analysis for multinational manufacturers, etc. She has published papers for journals such as Operations Research, Management Science, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Math Programming, Production and Operations Management,  European Journal of Operational Research, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, etc. and has co-authored a book chapter in Benford’s Law: Theory and Applications published by Princeton University Press and a book chapter in Supply Chain the Way to Flat Organisation published by InTech. Her current research interest is in the application of optimization tools and business analytics for engineering, service, and supply chain management problems.

She is a senior editor for Production and Operations Management and an associate editor for Pacific Journal of Optimization. She has also consulted for companies such as GSK, Caterpillar, P&G, SIA Engineering Company, National University Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Bumbox Logistics, Lenovo, Supreme Components International, etc. and conducted courses for 3M, the Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific, and the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology.

 

Moderator

Mr Prateek JAIN
Head of Nutrition (HFD)
International Markets
Unilever

Prateek is an experienced Supply Chain Professional with over 23 years across various functions and geographies including Americas, Middle East & Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific. Before joining Unilever to head the Nutrition Business (HFD) for International Markets, he headed the Global Supply Chain for Nutrition, VMS and Digestive Health Category with GSK Consumer. Prateek is passionate about Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma and has been the Master Trainer for GSK who has trained and certified several Black Belts and Master Black Belts. Prateek likes Indian Classical music and playing Mohan Veena to connect with his own self.

 

Kindly note that there are limited seats available, registration is binding and payment is non-refundable. The organisers reserve the right to change the programme content without giving prior notification or any reasons thereof.

There are limited complimentary tickets and these tickets are only for students of partnering universities; NUS, NTU, SMU, EDHEC, ESSEC & INSEAD. 
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