Professor, University of San Diego; Visiting Professor, Cranfield University and Warwick Business School
Simon R. Croom, Ph.D. FCIPS CPSM MBPsS
Dr. Simon Croom is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of San Diego (USD), CA, USA and a Visiting Professor at Cranfield University and Warwick Business School in the UK.
He has a Ph.D. in Business and Master’s degrees in both Psychology and in Management Science.
After 12 years in management and running his own successful business, he has spent the last 30 years in academia researching, teaching and advising on purchasing and supply chain management. He is currently researching psychopathy in executives, sustainable business practices and world-class supply chain operations.
He was previously a Research Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), Chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Education committee and advisor on procurement to the UK Government’s Office of Government Commerce (OGC). He consults with a few corporations in both strategic development and executive leadership.