Chair Professor of Supply Chain Management, School for Business and Society
Fu Jia, PhD, is a Chair (Full) Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of Sustainability and Resilience Theme at the University of York's School for Business and Society. He is also a visiting professor to several universities including Zhejiang and Fudan Universities. Professor Jia is Sustanability and Resilience Theme Lead (director) at the School for Business and Society. He was previously director of Business, Nature and Value (BNV) Research Centre at Exeter and currently leads a number of projects funded by Newton Fund, ESRC, EPSRC and industrial sources related to supply chain management and e-commerce both in the UK and in China.
His research interests have been in supply chain management represented in five streams: supply relationship management in a cross cultural context, global sourcing, supply chain learning and innovation, agricultural supply chain and cooperatives and sustainable supply chain management. He has published extensively in leading international OM/SCM journals such as JoM, IJOPM, JCP, JBL, IJPE, SCM, JPSM and IBR among others. Prof. Jia is an Associate Editor to International Journal of Operations and Production Management (IJOPM; IF: 3.34), Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (JPSM; IF: 3.24) and International Food and Agri-business Management Review (IFAMR).
He is an executive board member of IPSERA. Prof. Jia obtained his PhD from Cranfield, MBA from Birmingham, UK. Prior to his academic career, he had worked several years in the 3PL sector in Beijing, China.