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Dr Anthony Flynn

Dr Anthony Flynn

Lecturer in Purchasing & Supply Management

Ysgol Busnes Caerdydd

+44 (0)29 2087 5890
C44, Adeilad Aberconwy, Rhodfa Colum, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3EU
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Anthony is a Lecturer in Purchasing & Supply Management, FHEA.  His research interest is public procurement, with particular emphasis on: SME participation in public contracting; public buyer behaviour; and national procurement policy.

He has written and researched widely on public procurement and his work is published in International Small Business Journal, Journal of Small Business & Enterprise Development, Environment & Planning C: Government and Policy, Public Money & Management, Journal of Public Procurement, International Journal of Public Sector Management and Public Procurement Law Review. He is also a regular contributor to industry magazines and media outlets.


  • PhD (Dublin City University) 2015: Investigating Compliance with SME-friendly Procurement Policy
  • Certificate in Training & Education (National University of Ireland, Galway) 2012
  • Master of Science (Dublin Institute of Technology) 2008
  • Master of Business Studies (National University of Ireland, Galway) 2004
  • Bachelor of Commerce (National University of Ireland, Galway) 2003

Media contributions

Anrhydeddau a Dyfarniadau

  • 2015: Shortlisted for the Irish Procurement & Supply Chain National Awards
  • 2013: Winner of the University of South Australia International PhD Essay Competition
  • 2012: Runner-up in the Procurement for Innovation World Bank Case Study competition
  • 2012: Awarded PhD scholarship by SourceDogg
  • 2004: Awarded Faculty of Commerce scholarship by the National University of Ireland, Galway

Aelodaethau proffesiynol

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)










Teaching commitments

  • BSc in Business Management Year 3: Strategic Purchasing & Supplier Management
  • MSc in International Transport/Logistics/Maritime Policy: International Transport & Sustainable Business
  • MBA: Purchasing & Supply Management 

Primary research interests

  • SME participation in public contracting
  • Public buyer behaviour
  • National procurement policy

Research projects

Opportunities in Public Sector Procurement: The National Procurement Service Annual Survey.

2012/2013/2015 - Sponsored by National Procurement Service of Ireland - Led by Dr Paul Davis with Dr Anthony Flynn.

Are Tenders on your Radar? Promoting SME Participation in Public Contracts: Best Practice Guide.

2013 - Sponsored by Dublin Chamber of Commerce - Led by Dr Paul Davis with Dr Anthony Flynn and Ms Emma McEvoy.