President and Board

EurOMA Board 2021-2022


Prof. Taco van der Vaart

Professor of Supply Chain Management, Department of Operations, Faculty of Economics and Business Operations, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Elected board members

Dr. Amy Benstead

Lecturer in Fashion Management
University of Manchester
United Kingdom

Prof. Federico Caniato

Full Professor
Politecnico di Milano, School of Management, Italy

 Prof. Marco Formentini


Associate professor
Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science
University of Trente, Italy

Alejandro G. Frank, Ph.D.

Prof. Alejandro G. Frank
Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management
Director - Organizational Engineering Group
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)


Prof. Leopoldo Gutierrez

Professor of Operations Management
Department of Business Administration,
University of Granada, Spain

Prof. Jeff Jia

Chair (Full) Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of Sustainability and Resilience Theme at the University of York Management School, England

 Melanie Kreye

Associate Professor, PhD
Head of PhD School
Department of Technology, Management and Economics
Technical University of Denmark


Dr. Benn Lawson

University Senior Lecturer in Operations Management, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK



Laura Macchion


Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
Department of Management and Engineering
University of Padova


Dr. George Onofrei

Head of School of Business
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

Prof. Jasna Prester, PhD

Department Organisation and Management, Faculty of Economics and Business,
University of Zagreb, Croatia


Prof. Evelyne Vanpoucke


Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium

Co-opted board members

Prof. Constantin Blome


Professor & Associate Dean Research
University of Sussex

Prof. Christer Karlsson

Copenhagen Business School,
Department of Operations Management


Prof. Giovanni Perrone
Past President

Head of the Engineering Department
Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

Prof. Chris Voss


London Business School / Warwick Business School
Regents Park, Sussex Place, London NW1 4SA, UK

Executive secretary

Ms. Anne-Laure Marteaux

European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) 
Passage du Nord 19, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Tel.: ++32 485 729 387