Shayma Salih

Doctoral Student/Solution Development Specialist

Shayma is nearing the completion of her doctoral research in the Centre for Industrial Sustainability under the supervision of Prof. Steve Evans. Her research is focused on improving the sustainability and resilience of supply chains based on an enhanced understanding of trust. As part of her research, she has developed a tool that operationalises B2B trust for more resilient, robust, and sustainable supply chains, capable of withstanding disruption. In addition to her research, she teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students at Cambridge University Engineering Department and the Cambridge Judge Business School.


Shayma has worked on a number of consultancy projects including; A circular approach to procurement for a leading chemicals company and decarbonisation strategies for a mainstream car manufacturer, with specific focus on scope three emissions. She is currently working as a Solution Development Specialist at IfM Engage.


Research Interests

Supply Chain Sustainability, Trust, Supply Chain Resilience, Systems Resilience, Systems Engineering, Disruption & Business Strategy.


Academic Background

  • Doctor of Engineering | 2019 – present

University of Cambridge, UK.

  • MRes Urban Sustainability and Resilience | 2017 – 2018

University College London, UK.

  • BEng Chemical Engineering – First Class Honours | 2013 – 2016

University of Bradford, UK.


Teaching & Mentoring Experience

  • Carbon Literacy Leader | Cambridge Hub

Carbon Literacy Course

  • Teaching Supervisor | Cambridge Judge Business School

MS5 Operations Management

  • Teaching Supervisor | Cambridge Judge Business School

MSE12 Strategic Management

  • Teaching Supervisor | Cambridge Judge Business School

MS6 Marketing

  • Teaching Assistant | Cambridge Judge Business School

MBA Strategy

  • Teaching Assistant | The University of Cambridge - Engineering Department

Engineer in Society



Awards, certificates & recognition.

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Award | Cambridge Hub | 2022
  • 23 Things International Certificate | 2022
  • Horizon Scanning Finalist | Cambridge Industrial Innovation Policy | 2022
  • Best Supervisor - Winter Programme | Cambridge Newton College | 2021 & 2022
  • Carbon Literacy Certificate | Cambridge Hub | 2021
  • Sustainability Auditing and Evaluating Behaviour Change Certificate | IEMA Impact | 2020
  • Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate | 2020




Contact Details

T: +44(0)1223 766141
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