Adel Hatamimarbini is a Professor of Business and Management, Leicester Castle Business School (LCBS) at De Montfort University. His research revolves around performance management, operations and supply chain management and operational research. His research profile is established and internationally recognised with a strong track record of published academic outputs at international levels of recognition. He is a member of the Associate Peer Review College for the Newton Fund, British Council and EPSRC. He is also the Associate Editor of Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing (Springer, ISSN: 0956-5515), Kybernetes (Emerald, ISSN: 0368-492X) and IEEE Access (Transaction, ISSN: 2169-3536).