Prof. Dr. Roel Gevaers (1985) is a senior Supply Chain Manager and Academic. He obtained his Ph.D. about Innovations in Last Mile, Reverse and Waste Logistics at the University of Antwerp in 2013. During his academic research (since 2007), he adviced several governments and companies (ex. Flemish Government, P&G) on logistics and last mile topics. Since June 2018, he works at BD myShopi (Belgian logistics company) as Logistics Innovation Manager, where he is developing and advising on new last mile, reverse and eCommerce concepts. Till June 2018, he worked four years at Ahold Delhaize as Supply Chain Program Manager, where he focussed on state-of-the-art innovations and automation/Robotics in complex supply chains.
Dr Gevaers strongly believes in and supports collaborations and strong relations between business and academic research.