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.
2018, University of Salford, United Kingdom, PhD in, Supply Chain Management
2018, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, MSt in Sustainability Leadership
2007, University of Salford, United Kingdom, MSc in Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics
2005, Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Nigeria, PgDip in Shipping Technology and Logistics
2003, Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria, HND in Mineral Resources Engineering
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
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
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, 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. 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 TO, AJU O. A TAXONOMY OF APPROACHES FOR PROMOTING SMEs ACCESS TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT MARKET Journal of Enterprising Culture, 21 :335-357 DOI
Engagement & Impact
“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
Research Grants Awarded:
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
Membership of professional bodies:
Full Member (MCIPS), The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, UK.