Sam Roscoe

Dr. Roscoe is an Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management and a fellow of the UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO) at the University of Sussex Business School. Dr. Roscoe’s research interests are in how innovative technologies (Additive Manufacturing, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence) are transforming global supply chains. Sam was invited to give evidence to the UK government’s International Trade Select Committee on Pharmaceutical Supply Chains and Covid 19. His recommendation for establishing “parallel supply chains” for the manufacture of critical goods in the UK, as well as non-critical commodity items in Asia, was put forward by the Select Committee to UK government policy makers. His research on Covid 19 and the disruption caused to global supply chains has been featured in the Financial Times, the Guardian, Raconteur Magazine, and the BBC evening news