Contact Professor Alan Waller


Alan G Waller is Vice-President for Supply Chain Innovation at the International Consultancy EFESO Consulting. He is also Visiting Professor in International Supply Chain Management at Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, where he also serves on the International Advisory Board.

Alan is Chairman of the European Logistics Users Providers and Enablers Group (ELUPEG). He also serves on the Global Research Committee of APICS SCC and is an Ambassador of Transaid.

Alan was Senior Logistics Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Founder and first Director of the Distribution Studies Unit at Cranfield, now the Cranfield Centre for Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, and again directed the Centre between 1997 and 1999 whilst retaining his role as partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

He has served as the UK Chairman and UK President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and also then served as International President. He also served as Chairman and subsequently Director of the European Council on Global Supply Chain of The Conference Board in Brussels.

Alan is a Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Carmen.

In 1998 he was awarded the Sir Robert Lawrence Gold Medal for his contribution to logistics.

In 2006 he was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty the Queen for his services to Logistics.

In 2011 Alan was named Individual Achiever of the Year for the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards for his contribution to Supply Chain Development in Europe.

In 2013 Alan was awarded the prestigious Honorary Fellowship of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (International).