Arsalan Ghani


Arsalan Ghani’s research involves investigations into industrial strategies, policies and supply network capabilities. He explored actors and coalitions dynamics within the industrial system. His detailed analysis on actors interplay lead to the development of mechanisms to design strategic and policy interventions for sustainable and resilient supply chain transformations. His research involves fieldwork, rigorous empirical analysis, analytical methods, operations management concepts and policy theories to address challenges that have significant implications for international supply network development.


Prior to studying in Cambridge, Arsalan Ghani was the head of technology of a public sector research organisation responsible for data engineering & analytics, ICT development/implantation and policy. His role ultimately led to advising businesses and governments on matters of technology, productivity, supply chain development and sustainability. His first working experience was in an operation management role in manufacturing followed by academic and consulting work.

He published his work in journals, internal reports and white papers. He presented his work at leading international conferences and was also invited to speak on the BBC. He is involved in a digitally-driven social enterprise start-up and also remained a charity trustee.


Arsalan Ghani completed Masters in Operations and Technology Management from Gent University Belgium and Bachelors in Textile Engineering from UET Lahore Pakistan.  He grew up in Nigeria and later lived in Pakistan, Finland, France, Belgium and the United Kingdom.  He likes reading 18th-19th century philosophers, charity fundraising and travelling.



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