Contact Otávio Costa


Otávio holds a MSc in Logistics System Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP) and is specialized in humanitarian supply chain management with experience both in research and operations. Since 2013, Otávio have been been working in humanitarian operations in South Sudan, Iraq, Bangladesh and Somalia. Currently, he is a Logistics Officer with the World Food Programme (WFP) and a PhD candidate from the 2019 cohort.

Research opportunities

Otávio’s research is focused on humanitarian supply chains. Currently, his PhD discusses how procurement operates and behaves as a complex system with influences to organisational performance in humanitarian operations.