dr Sankar Sivarajah

Dr Sankar Sivarajah is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Technology Management and Circular Economy in the Triple Accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) School of Management at the University of Bradford, (UK). He is also the Head of Logistics, Supply Chain and Technology Research Centre.

His current research interests include exploring the emergent role of digital technologies in the context of circular economy and reverse logistics, sustainable operations management and the use of technology by governments. He is an investigator of several multi-million-pound R&D projects funded by the European Commission (FP7, H2020, Marie Curie) addressing societal challenges surrounding themes such as Energy efficient smart cities, Minimising carbon footprint of logistics, Green data centres, Social innovation and Participatory budgeting. He actively publishes in leading peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Business Research, Annals of Operations Research, Information Systems Frontiers, Computers in Human Behaviour and Government Information Quarterly.

He is also invited member of editorial advisory board of journals and his research has been featured in leading media/trade publications such as Computer Weekly, PublicFinance, UKauthority etc. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, UK (CILT), British Academy of Management (BAM) and Association for Information Systems (AIS). He is also a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA).