In the Driving Seat: Andrew Lyons, University of Liverpool
Andrew Lyons, Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management, University of Liverpool, is a member of various institutions and has a number of other responsibilities, but we think that ‘visiting lecturer at the Universities of Grenoble & Valencia’ sounds like one of the more appealing duties… Read more
University of Liverpool
Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management
Apart from that
Visiting lecturer at the Universities of Grenoble & Valencia, executive education provider for the University of Sheffield, Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology, the Institute of Operations Management, the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply.
Association with NAA
Board member since 2012, recently started to support the NAA with a survey of membership services with a view to conducting a feasibility study on collaborative procurement as an extension to the NAA service provision.
Musical theatre, watching football and rugby union, reading, Sunday morning jogging
Favourite football team
I have been a season ticket holder at Liverpool for 20 years.
Sorry, I don’t have a favourite musical performer
The Time Machine (original version)
My favourite books are Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard and Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks. My favourite business books are From Good to Great by Jim Collins and The Long Tail by Chris Anderson.
Best motoring moment
Taking my son on a driving lesson.
Best business advice you’ve ever received?
My father told me to focus on a career goal, give it your best and then just give it a little bit more.