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Liam is a supply chain thought leader & 'doer' - engaged as Asc. Professor and Research Institute Director; leading research allied to social impacts on societies connection to transportation, logistics and supply chain, and developing corporate career pathways in logistics and supply through ‘stairways’ of education (level 2-7). In addition, am Executive Director of a Transformational Social Enterprise University spin out business tasked with building social value through logistics and supply chain networks. Both afford in-depth researcher opportunities on the topics of social isolation, connected communities, tackling violence reduction through education and transportation review.

Research expertise has been validated through numerous European Commission projects such as seventh framework project (FP7-SME-2011) delivering subject matter expertise in UK and European rail/road intermodal markets, Horizon 2020 programs TinnGo (Women in transport), MG4.1 [AEOLIX] (Global logistics connectivity & ICT), MG4.4 [SPICE] (Public sector transportation policy) and IND CE 2017 [PolyCE] (Resource efficient circular economy supply chains) alongside UK Government research with the Department for Transport on Smart city transportation and the Government Office of Science delivering intelligence around freight and transportation futures (GO Science).

Also engaged as expert adviser to SeaFish (DEFRA) in the area of food supply chain, All Party Sustainable Resource Group in the areas of Supply chain and Food security (APSRG), All-Party Parliamentary Freight transport group (APFT) and Connected Places catapult for transportation research expertise. A Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and Fellow of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, appointed to the advisory boards of the Local Government Authority logistics strategy group, Non-Exec Director for SOCIETAL Value CIC, and twice awarded Global social media Influencer in the field of Supply Chain Management.

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Projects 2016 2016

Research Output 2014 2019

Social Value effect of Food supply chains and Brexit

Fassam, L., 30 Jan 2019, 14 p.

Research output: Book/Report typesCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

Food supply
Social values
Supply chain
Value effect

Mobility as a societal service: data driven transportation planning towards improved social wellbeing

Fassam, L., Liravi, P. & Bridgman, J., 12 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

Data as a service (DaaS)

A conceptual understanding of criminality and integrity challenges in food supply chains

Fassam, L. & Dani, S., 3 Jan 2017, In : British Food Journal. 119, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Food supply
Supply chain

Perceptions of a multi-stakeholder approach to public transport creation; a four stage Delphi of social value creation

Fassam, L., Hazenberg, R. & Denny, S., 28 Aug 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearchpeer-review

Value creation
Stakeholder approach
Public transport

Smart cities: A Case study and Delphi approach in understanding the role of Social Enterprise Business Models toward Integrated Public Transportation

Fassam, L., Bridgman, J. & Liravi, P., 3 Nov 2017, ITS World Congress. Online: European Commission

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

Public transportation
Business model
Social enterprise