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    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

    Andrew Lyons

    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.

    Musical performer
    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.

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham