Speaker: Gyöngyi Kovács
Gyöngyi Kovács is the Erkko Professor in Humanitarian Logistics, and the Subject Head of Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility at the Hanken School of Economics, in Helsinki, Finland. She is a founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM) and is on the editorial board of several other journals. She was the first Director of the Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Research Institute (HUMLOG Institute) and has published extensively in the areas of humanitarian logistics and sustainable supply chain management. She was awarded humanitarian logistics researcher of the year 2020 by the American Logistics Aid Network ALAN. Currently, she is leading a Horizon 2020 (EU) COVID-19 project called “HERoS” (Health Emergency Response in Interconnected Systems).