Dr Benn Lawson is an Associate Professor in Operations Management and Director of the Centre for Process Excellence and Innovation (CPEI) at the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School. Benn’s research interests lie in supply chain management, with a focus on supply chain strategy, buyer-supplier relational dynamics, and the sustainability impact of supply chain decisions. He has been published in journals including Management Science, Journal of Operations Management, Production & Operations Management, and Harvard Business Review. He is also the co-author of two textbooks: ‘Process Theory: The Foundations of Operations Management’ (Oxford University Press, 2018) and ‘Strategic Supply Management: Principles, Theories and Practice’ (Pearson, 2009). Benn is a member of The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, a Fellow of the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership, and holds a PhD in Management from the University of Melbourne.