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Dr Temidayo Akenroye

Dr Temidayo Akenroye

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Dr Temidayo Akenroye is a Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management and the module leader for Strategic Procurement at the Liverpool John Moores University, with more than a decade of professional experience, prior to his academic career. He has significant industrial experience, having worked as a senior manager in procurement and supply chain management fields across NHS organisations in the UK. Temidayo holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management (with Sustainability) from the University of Salford; He also earned two master’s degrees, one in Sustainability Leadership, from the prestigious University of Cambridge and the other in Supply Chain & Logistics Management from the University of Salford, where he also held part-time teaching positions.

Temidayo’s research interests lie in three distinct but interconnected areas of supply chain management, sustainability and innovation management. Currently, his focus is on designing conceptual models, analytical tools with strategic interventions for tackling economic, social and environmental issues through global supply chains; he also has a keen interest in using multiple theoretical lenses to underpin research projects, including (but not limited to) the resource-based view (RBV), new institutional theory, agency theory, dynamic capability theory and design theory.

He was a visiting researcher at the Centre for Leading Innovation & Cooperation (CLIC) in HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Germany, and has published several articles in journals such as International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management; Journal of Enterprising Culture; Int. J. Procurement Management; International Journal of Business and Social Science; The Public Sector Innovation Journal; International Area Studies Review; International Journal of Project Organization and Management; Journal of Public Procurement.

His teaching experience is universal and covers a wide range of areas such as Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics; Sustainable Businesses; Innovation Management; International Business; Research Methods. Temidayo is also full-member of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) and currently coordinates their activities for module accreditation in Liverpool John Moores University.




University of Salford, United Kingdom, PhD in, Supply Chain Management
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, MSt in Sustainability Leadership
University of Salford, United Kingdom, MSc in Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics
Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Nigeria, PgDip in Shipping Technology and Logistics
Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria, HND in Mineral Resources Engineering

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management, Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores Univeristy, 2017 - present
Lecturer (part-time) in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Salford Business School, University of Salford, 2008 - 2009


Journal article

Akenroye TO, Nygård HM, Eyo A. 2017. Towards implementation of sustainable development goals (SDG) in developing nations: A useful funding framework International Area Studies Review, DOI Public Url

Akenroye TO, Kuenne CW. 2015. Key competencies for promoting service innovation: What are implications for the health sector? The innovation journal : the public sector innovation journal, 20

Oyegoke AS, Akenroye TO, Dickinson M. 2015. Transformation in the organisation and management of traditional contracting system in the UK International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, 6 :358-378 DOI

Akenroye TO. 2013. An appraisal of the use of social criteria in public procurement in Nigeria Journal of Public Procurement, 13 :364-397 DOI

Kuenne CW, Akenroye TO, Moeslein KM. 2013. Online Innovation Intermediaries In Healthcare Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Information Systems, Author Url Public Url

Akenroye TO, Aju O. 2013. Barriers to SMEs participation in public procurement in Nigeria: Some preliminary results International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 17 :314-328 DOI

Akenroye TO, Oyegoke AS, Eyo AB. 2013. Development of a framework for the implementation of green public procurement in Nigeria International Journal of Procurement Management, 6 :1-23 DOI

Akenroye TO. 2012. Factors influencing innovation in healthcare: A conceptual synthesis Innovation Journal, 17 :1-21

Akenroye TO, Ojo O, Aju O. 2012. Purchasing and Supply Management Practices in Corporate Nigeria: An investigation into the Financial Services Industry International Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol. 3 Public Url


Akenroye T, Jonathan O, Jamal E, Durowoju O. Dynamic Capabilities for SME Participation in Public Procurement Business Process Management Journal, DOI Author Url Public Url

Kah S, Akenroye T. Evaluation of social impact measurement tools and techniques: A systematic review of the literature Social Enterprise Journal,

Conference publication

Kah S, Akenroye T. Evaluation of social impact measurement tools and techniques; a systematic review of literature International Social Innovation Research Conference 2019

Engagement & Impact

Research Grants Awarded:

Strategic Priority Scheme, Liverpool John Moores, University, UK, Developing a taxonomy of risk factors for the blood supply chain in Nigeria, Grant value (£): 2500, Duration of research project: 1. 2020

Principal Investigator, “Creating jobs through public procurement: an investigation in state procurement practices in Edo- State, Nigeria”, funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), UK, Grant value (£): 2,740, Duration of research project: 3 months. 2018

Principal Investigator, “Design and pilot of procurement interventions to link smallholder farmers to School Feeding Programs in Kenya, Mali and Ghana", Funded by SNV, Netherlands Development Organisation, Grant value (£): 15,000, Duration of research project: 2 years. 2013

Conference presentation:

“An empirical investigation of the drawbacks of SME-friendly public procurement policies: the UK experiences, 26th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference, Helsinki, Finland, Oral presentation. 2019


Guest Lecture, International Days (1-5 May 2019) at University College, Ghent, Belgium, Total grant €1,235,, Erasmus + Staff Teaching Mobility programme. 2019

Guest Lecture, International Days (8 -11 April, 2019) at IPAG Business School, Nice, France., Erasmus + Staff Teaching Mobility programme,. 2019

Guest Lecture, International Days (2-3 May 2018) at Artevelde University College, Ghent, Belgium, Total Grant - €525., Erasmus + Staff Teaching Mobility programme. 2018

Membership of professional bodies:

Full Member (MCIPS), The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, UK.