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 Amina Imam

Amina Imam

Research Assistant, Y Lab

sbarc|spark, Maindy Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ


Amina completed her doctoral studies at the Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands. Her research investigates how to improve financial performance in Nigerian Electric Utilities. 

She holds an MSc degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management and is an ISO 20400 Lead manager. She has also completed the Public leadership Credential program at the Harvard Kennedy School due to her interest in public services. Amina has worked as a procurement professional in the Energy sector and Humanitarian sector, where her work's value has impacted different communities. Her core focus is to reduce risk in procurement operations.

Presently, Amina is part of the InFuse research project team. Her role focuses on better use of data and more innovative forms of procurement in tackling region-wide problems and challenges while contributing to research within procurement and supply.



  • 2022 - Doctorate in Business Administration, Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands
  • 2008 - MSc in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Robert Gordon University Scotland
  • 2003 - BEng (5 years) in Mechanical Engineering, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria 

Honours and awards

  • Global Success Story Winner by MLS-Supply Chain Management Network Roundtable Geneva-(2009)
  • University Scottish Region Awards Runner Up by Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport UK - (2008)

Professional memberships

  • Certified Member, Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Certified Member, Association for Project Management (APM)
  • Fellow with the African Centre for Supply Chain (ACSC)
  • Professional Member, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, United Kingdom(CIPS)
  • Professional Member, Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC)
  • Professional Member, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Chain, Nigeria (CIPSMN)
  • Corporate Member, Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE)


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