Mary Aming’a
Faculty, Strathmore University Business School.
Circular Economist,
Supply Chain Sustainability Expert,
Trainer and Researcher.
Writer. Author.
Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant.

Mary Amingá, MKISM, is an advocate of the circular economy and an experienced researcher and trainer with close to 10 years of experience in supply chain management. Mary has expertise in circular economy, sustainable and resilient supply chains, project management, and monitoring and evaluation.

She is a faculty and co-program lead for the Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain and Operations Management programme at Strathmore University. Mary spearheaded the development of a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain and Operations Management and a Diploma in Procurement which are operational at Strathmore University. Mary has equally supported the mentorship of students leading to the development of the first supply chain club where she is the club patron and a student initiative dubbed ShiftToConnect.

Qualifications (Management Science and Quantitative Methods) from Egerton University (Management Science and Operations Management) from Strathmore University

Level IV Certified Procurement and Supplies Profession-Kenya

Level IV Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies

She is finishing her PhD in Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Circular Economy with a focus on the anthropogenic circularity science and resilience.

On the flip side of academia, she is supporting as a monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning lead with the Sisters Blended Value Project. She has previously worked as a supply chain assistant under the trainee docket with the office of the President, Ministry of Security and Internal Administration-Kenya. Her areas of interest span emergent ecologies and their convergence with supply chain, project management, industry 4.0-5.0, and operations research. She has authored pieces on circular economy with a bias toward higher learning supply chains, building resilience, and sustainable supply chains. She is a reviewer with the Journal of Cleaner Production.

She also has training in the Circular economy, from linear to Circular, with the MacArthur Foundation, Structural Equation Modelling with the University of St. Gallens, Switzerland, Project Management Profession training with Strathmore University, logistical courses in Humanitarian and logistical 4.0 with Kuhne Foundation, redesigning the supply chain for resilience with the Kuhne Logistics University and Public Procurement, Law Policy and Practice with Stellenbosch University.

Mary is also the brain behind the supply chain disruption week of Strathmore University, an annual event as a reminder of the lessons of COVID-19 towards building stable yet resilient supply chains.


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