Professor Jonathan Annan (PhD)
Governing Council Chairman
Professor Jonathan Annan is the Academic Lead for Logistics, Operations, and Supply Chain Management at the University of Strathmore Business School in Nairobi, Kenya. Until his appointment at Strathmore Business School, he was the Director of Postgraduate Studies, Coordinator of Ph.D. Research programmes, and Deputy Director of West African Institute of Supply Chain Leadership (WAISCL), KNUST School of Business. He was a Council Member, West African Examinations Council, Ghana.
Prof. Annan has consulted for several companies and governments of Ghana and Kenya on Transportation, Procurement, Logistics Operations and Supply Chain Management Policies. His research focuses on the interface between transport operations, logistics and supply chain management. His research has won multiple awards including the 2017 Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Best Conference paper. He has published in leading scholarly journals such as Journal of Business Research, Psychology and Marketing, and Thunderbird International Business Review. His teaching interests include operations management, business statistics and mathematics, quantitative methods, and logistics and supply chain management.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Master’s Degree in Industrial Management and Doctor of Philosophy in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Previously, Head of Department of Supply Chain and Information System at KNUST School of Business, Jonathan Annan has consulted for several companies and Government of Ghana on transportation, logistics and supply chain policies.