Staff profile

Simon Peter Nadeem

PhD Candidate and Postgraduate Teaching Assistant

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College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Research centre

Centre for Supply Chain Improvement



I am a PhD candidate and Post Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Derby. I have an Executive MBA from Preston University and a MBA from American University of Central Asia and am now pursing PhD with focus on Circular Economy, and Logistics & Supply Chain Management.

As a growing researcher, I have published in scientific journals, international conferences and a book chapter in the areas of Circular Economy, Lean, operations management and innovation.

Teaching responsibilities

I lecture in Derby School of Business, teaching the following:

Research interests

Circular Economy, Lean, Operations Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Mangement, Business Process Re-engineering

Membership of professional bodies

Member, The OR (Operatioanl Research) Society, UK

Evaluator for ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), USA



PhD Candidate (expexcted 2019) - University of Derby, U.K.

MBA (2013) American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan

Exectuive MBA (2010) - Preston University, Pakistan

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

Additional interests and activities

Photography, Travelling

Recent publications

Nadeem, S. P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Glanville, D., (2018), The Challenges of the Circular Economy. In: E. Conway and D. Byrne, ed., Contemporary Issues in Accounting. Palgrave Macmillan. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-91113-7

Seifullina, A., Er, A., Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2018), “A Lean Implementation Framework for the Mining Industry”, Proceedings of the 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, Bergamo, Italy. June 11-13, 2018

Garza-Reyes, J.A., Tangkeow, S., Kumar, V., Nadeem S.P. (2018), “Lean manufacturing adoption  in the transport and logistics sector of Thailand – An exploratory study”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bandung, Indonesia, 6-8 March.

Maldonado-Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes J.A., Pinzon-Castro, S.Y., Mejia-Trejo, J., Kumar, V., Nadeem S.P. (2018), “Innovation and growth in family-owned SMEs”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bandung, Indonesia, 6-8 March.

Pratama, N.A., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumari, A., Nadeem, S.P. (2018), “Investigating the benefits and challenges of the implementation of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 in the aerospace industry”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bandung, Indonesia, 6-8 March.

Nadeem, S.P. et al., 2017. “Lean Manufacturing and Environmental Performance – Exploring the Impact and Relationship”. In Hermann Lödding, R.R.K.-D.T.D.K.G.v.C., ed. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (IFIP AICT). Hamburg, Germany, 2017. Springer. (Page 331 – 340)

Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Anosike, A.I. & Kumar, V., 2017. "Spectrum of Circular Economy and its Prospects in Logistics". In Proceedings of the 2017 International Symposium on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM). Bristol, UK, 2017. IEEE.

Nadeem, S.P., Lim, M.K., Garza-Reyes, J.A. & Anosike, A.I., 2017. "Research Streams in the Scope of Circular Economy". In CE2S Conference, The Circular Economy: Transitioning to Sustainability? Coventry, 2017.

Nadeem, S.P., 2016. "Risk Pooling, A Technique to Manage Risk in Supply Chain Management." In Logistics and Supply Chain Management Publication, LSCM Regional Conference and International Seminar 2016. Bishkek, 2016. Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University.


Blog Posts

Simon Peter Nadeem at the University of Derby discusses the Omni channel as a new method of doing the same old business.

Simon Peter Nadeem at University of Derby discusses the latest advances in technology which are changing the face of logistics and supply chain management

Simon Peter Nadeem, Supply Chain Improvement PHD candidate, discusses whether access to academic research should be free and open access.