Board members of the HUMLOG Institute
The updated HUMLOG Board of Directors 11.06.2018
- Max Sjöblom (chairman of the board)
To be updated
- Gyöngyi Kovács (vice chairperson)
Erkko Professor in Humanitarian Logistics, Hanken
Gyöngyi is a founder of the HUMLOG Institute, of which she was the director from 2008 to 2014. Her research areas are humanitarian logistics & supply chain management, disaster relief, disaster management, and preparedness, development aid, sustainable supply chain management, industrial ecology, corporate responsibility, research approaches in logistics, and gender mainstreaming. She is the founding editor of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
- Graham Heaslip
Professor in Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility, Hanken
Graham is professor and Head of the School of Business in Galway Mayo Institute of Technology. Prior to entering academia in 2004 he spent fourteen years working in the Irish Defence Forces, as well as spending time seconded to Humanitarian agencies in a logistical capacity. His research interests are broadly in the intersections between global logistics / supply chain management and economic, organisational and management development.
- Soili Paananen
Researcher, Finnish National Defence University
To be updated
- Katri Liekkilä
Senior Specialist, National Emergency Supply Agency
Katri's specialties are : resilience and risk management, national security strategies, coping with disruptions, identification and analysis of group and organisational behaviour and organisational development. For almost 2 years at NESA, she is working on the fields of knowledge management development, comprehensive risk management, coping with disruptions, resilience and continuity planning.
- Ari Mäntyvaara
Logistics Coordinator, Finnish Red Cross
Ari has been working for the Red Cross since 2005. He used to work for several years as Regional Logistics Coordinator for the International Federation of Red Cross / Red Croissant in Dubai. For more than 10 years, he is taking part in short term Red Cross missions in the emergency operations in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Iraq, Philippines, Jordan, Pakistan, Haiti, Ethiopia, Uganda, Lebanon and USA. At Red Cross Finland since 2008, he is among others coordinating Logistics and Relief Emergency Response Units (ERU), managing the Finnish Red Cross warehousing and transportation, and acting as deputy Head of Finnish Red Cross Logistics Centre.