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President, International Forum on Sustainable Value Chains; Professor, KEDGE Business School
Dr. Joerg S. Hofstetter, an academic expert in circular economy, corporate sustainability, global value chains, and multinational multi-tier supply chains with over 20 years of experience, is Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management at KEDGE Business School Bordeaux, Head of its Lab “Sustainability in Supply Chains”, President of the International Forum on Sustainable Value Chains (ISVC), Lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, and Fellow of the Center for Organization Research & Design (CORD) at Arizona State University. He consulted various national government and intergovernmental organizations as well as over 200 private and public companies across different industries, and is non-executive board member in the private sector. He is a founding member of the GRONEN Foundation, a member of Future Earth’s Working Groups on Circular Economy and Global Value Chains, a member of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s Trade & Competitiveness Research Committee, involved in several UNIDO working groups, and acts as Ambassador of the Sustainable Procurement Pledge. Previously, he served at the University of St. Gallen as Vice Director of its Chair of Logistics Management and Assistant Professor of Management, at Lufthansa Cargo in Singapore and at ITT Automotive in Detroit.