Contact Professor Simon Croom


Simon Croom is an internationally respected researcher, advisor and teacher in the field of supply chain management and world class performance. He is a leading author of academic research and industry reports, frequently cited in the press and journals around the world. He joined the University of San Diego's School of Business faculty in 2005 and was appointed executive director of SCMI and academic director for the MSSCM, overseeing the growth of supply chain management in SBA and the attainment of the first national rankings and recognition for its SCM programs. He was awarded the USD Distinguished University Professor for 2014, having previously been a CIPS Research Fellow and Research Fellow in Australia (Curtin University).

He began his career as a buyer for Jaguar Cars in the UK, transitioning into senior supply chain management before starting his own retail businesses. After 10 years he sold his interests, returned to University and completed his PhD at University of Warwick.