Now more than ever, businesses must serve all stakeholders; customers, employees, society, and investors. At Supply Chain Open Education Academy, we believe in the power of commercial operations to be forces for good. We work with clients to review their core activities, capabilities and resources to enable them to achieve and demonstrate sustained attainment of positive economic, environmental and social impacts.

Our team of expert consulting and research partners have over 120 years expertise between them in the areas of social impact identification, logistics operations, supply chain development and sustainability implementation.

Our expert consultants work with clients on projects including:

  • Social impact review (local & global)
  • Logistics network optimisation
  • Supply chain network design
  • Supply chain security review
  • Value chain ethical and sustainability audits
  • Food chain technology review
  • Incubation review of new social enterprises
  • Research into social enterprise and social finance
  • Humanitarian food response

We welcome a discussion on how our social approach to logistics and supply chain management can assist in delivering sustained difference to your operations.

Our Consultants

Simon Denny
Simon Denny Supply Chain Open Education Academy Co-Director
Simon served in the British Army from 1976 – 1986. He then joined Tesco where he was part of the team that redesigned training for the distribution branch. He moved into Higher Education in 1992 and worked for the University of Northampton until 2018, latterly as Executive Dean. In 2010 Simon gained The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion. Simon provides expert consultancy helping companies measure and enhance their social impact.
Liam Fassam
Liam FassamDirector - Consulting & Development
Liam is a thought leader, researcher and implementer of collaborative logistics and supply chain solutions that embrace a systems and social value view, supported with knowledge from a Military, Senior Management and Academic career spanning over 30 years. He is also engaged as the expert adviser to SeaFish (DEFRA) in the area of food supply chain, advises the European Commission on Food supply chain operations, supported the All-Party Sustainable Resource Group in Westminster on Circular Supply Chain and Food Security (APSRG), has advised to the Governments Office For Science, All-Party Parliamentary Freight transport group (APFT) and the Connected Places Catapult on Freight and transport futures. He has twice been awarded the title of ‘Global Social Media Influencer’ in the field of Supply Chain Management.