Gareth White

Gareth White Gareth White
Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain and Logistics
Tel: 01443 482958 Email: gareth.white@southwales.ac.uk
Key areas: Operation Management, Information Systems Management, Environmental Management, Knowledge Management



Gareth leads the Supply Chain Knowledge Management Group within CSCOPE. Gareth is a professional Mechanical Engineer with experience of automotive, civil & military nuclear engineering, FMCG, non-profit and SME manufacturing industries He holds several patents in automotive safety-critical systems and Formula 1. He has an HNC in Mechanical Engineering, an MSc Management from University of Glamorgan and he is about to complete a PhD in the field of Knowledge Management at the University of the West of England (UWE). Gareth has a PGCert from the University of the West of England and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Gareth holds two Non-Executive directorships:

  • Non-Executive Director for ‘Decarbonated Consultancy’ that specialise in carbon & energy management, carbon offsetting and environmental systems development in Extreme Sports and Event Industries.
  • Non-Executive Director for ‘Continuous Capital’ that operate a sustainable charity aiming to alleviate poverty in the developing world through micro loans to small businesses.

Gareth supervises and directs doctoral research by PhD and DBA students. He also supervises postgraduate MA/MSc and MBA Dissertations in the fields of:

  • Technology Acceptance Modelling in Social Care and manufacturing sectors
  • JIT and lean adoption in manufacturing SMEs
  • eCommerce and eProcurement adoption, barriers and benefits in manufacturing and service sectors.

Gareth is the Course Leader for off-campus delivery of the MSc Procurement.