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Dr Jane Lynch

Dr Jane Lynch

Senior Lecturer in Supplier Management

Cardiff Business School

+44 (0)29 2087 6144
C04, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

Jane is a Senior Lecturer for the Logistics and Operations Management (LOM) section & Director of Student Experience for the Business School.

Jane's subject areas for teaching include purchasing/procurement, supply chain management and supplier management. Her research is focused around social procurement, community benefits of local sourcing, supplier consortia and effective collaboration. Jane regularly presents papers at international supply chain and logistics conferences such as IPSERA, IRSPP, IPPC, BAM and POMS.

Additional Roles:

Associate Director (MICW) of Institute for Collaborative Working (ICW), Cymru;

Trained facilitator for ISO 44001 Collaborative Relationships;

Branch Chair of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) - South Wales;

External examiner for University of Bedfordshire;

Research Leader for IRSPP (international research study on public procurement);

Co-Chair of Joint-bidding Steering Group with Welsh Government,  

Judging Panel member for GOAwards(Wales).

2015 - PhD - examined the configuration of strategic orientation approaches for manufacturing firms during a period of hyper-turbulence.

2007 - PGCert FHEA Higher Education Teaching Qualification, University of Wales, Newport.

2005 MBA (PT) University of Wales, Newport

    Honours and awards

    Jane has regularly received awards for her contribution to teaching and supporting students. The most recent include:

    • Outstanding Contribution Award 2016;
    • Developing Student Employability Award 2015;
    • Nominated for Exceptional Enhancement of the Student Experience Award 2015;
    • Outstanding Contribution Award 2014.

    The Joint Bidding research project with Welsh Government has been shortlisted for three Government Awards and winner of GO Innovation or Initiative of the Year Award 2016

    Professional memberships

    Member of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

    Executive Network Member of Institute for Collaborative Working MICW

    Academic positions

    2011 - Full time Lectureship in Cardiff Business School

    2006 - Joined Cardiff Business School as a fixed term contract teacher

    2003 - 2011 Teaching Associate for Open University

    2003 - 2006 Lecturer for University of Wales, Newport

    Speaking engagements

    Jane regularly delivers executive education on procurement and collaboration linked with sustainability

    Collaborate for the Well-Being of Future Generations

    Speaker at CoInnovate UK Conference in Cardiff 2016

    Speaker at Procurex Wales 2016 -

    Speaker at Supply Chain Collaboration Event

    Speaker at ECR Shrinkage Food Waste Forum in Hamburg 2017

    Committees and reviewing

    Jane's role as Director of Student Experience means that she is a member of many School and University Committees and Boards including:

    • Teaching & Learning Committee
    • Student/Staff Panel
    • ISC Committee
    • Business Management Board of Studies
    • MBA Board of Studies
    • Coordinator - LOM section Advisory Board committee







    Teaching commitments

    • (UG): Purchasing & Supply Chain Management (Year 2)
    • (UG): Strategic Purchasing and Supplier Management (Year 3)
    • MBA Purchasing & Supply Chain Management (elective module)
    • MBA/MSc Dissertation supervisor
    • PhD supervisor for two research projects examining sustainable / social procurement

    Research Impact Case: Transforming Public Services through Sustainable Procurement

    Y-Lab - Innovative Procurement with Professor Kevin Morgan, School of Geography & Planning

    Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Dr Katherine Shelton, School of Psychology