Hossein Zarei


    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain

    Willing to speak to media

    Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus

    Research activity per year

    Personal profile


    Dr. Hossein Zarei is a Lecturer in Business Strategy at School of Strategy and Leadership, Coventry Business School. He holds two PhDs from Politecnico di Milano (2018) and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (2020).

    Hossein is interested in research and teaching in the wider areas of operations and supply chain management with a strong practical orientation. His main research interest lies within the intersection of “humanitarian logistics” and “sustainable supply chain management” where he has been conducting several “action research” projects with international humanitarian organizations since 2014. His other research interests include strategic agility of firms, applications of multiple-criteria decision making tools to social science problems, and quality management in the service sector.

    Hossein’s research has appeared in several prestigious outlets such as International Journal of Operations & Production Management (ABS 4) and has been widely cited by other scholars in the field of operations and supply chain management.

    Hossein has nearly two years of industry experience as a management consultant and industrial engineer prior to starting his PhD. He was one of the six candidates in the world who received the prestigious European Joint Doctorate Fellowship for EDIM in 2014.

    Research Interests

    - Humanitarian logistics and supply chain management

    - Sustainable supply chain management

    - Purchasing and supply management

    - Strategic agility

    - Multiple-criteria decision making methods

    - Quality management in the service sector

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


    Dive into the research topics where Hossein Zarei is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
    • 1 Similar Profiles

    Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

    External collaboration on country/territory level for the past five years. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or