Mr Umair Tanveer

Mr Umair Tanveer

Mr Umair Tanveer
Lecturer in Operations Management

Howard House, Queen's Avenue, Bristol
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Telephone Number (0117) 42 84649

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Umair has joined the University of Bristol in Jan 2020 as Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Operations Management.

Umair has several years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy worldwide in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management. Umair has worked for the world’s largest oil and gas firm EXXON MOBIL where he was actively involved in the operations decisions of the organisation such as operations risks, Inventory management and logistics as well as retail management.

Umair is a chartered member of CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport), Full member of EurOMA (European Operations Management Association) and is Fellow in Higher Education (FHEA).


Umair’s research interest is on the use of discrete-event simulation (also termed as Business Process Simulation (BPS) and ways to maximise its benefits. The main focus of his current research is redesigning Business Model to achieve sustainable operations with the help of Circular Economy (CE) and Triple Bottom Line (TBL). Umair has presented and published his work in international conferences in Europe. Moreover, he has acted as a reviewer for many top journals in the domain of Operations and Supply Chain Management.



Umair has the experience of teaching Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Operations Research, Service Management, Project Management and Research Methods at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Umair has taught many other business studies related subjects (such as Business Strategy) in the classroom and distance learning environments.

Umair has worked as a reviewer for validations/ revalidations for the UK and overseas higher education institutions. Currently, He has experience of  working as an external examiner for UK HE institutions.  

Fields of interest

Circular Economy, Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Reverse Logistics, Big Data Analytics and Service Operations.

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