Constantin Blome is Professor of Operations Management and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Sussex Business School. He is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Operations & Production Management. Before Constantin was the GlaxoSmithKline Chaired Professor in Strategic Sourcing and Procurement at Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, and affiliated with the Center of Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE). Constantin’s research interests include supply chain management, procurement, and operations management with a strong focus on sustainability, innovation, and risk issues. In 2020, he received the highly cited research award from Clarivate in the category “cross-field”, highlighting the top 0,1% cited scholars. Constantin is also co-owner and board member of two companies: n-side is one of the fastest-growing companies in Belgium, specializing in optimization of energy markets and clinical trial supply chains (www.n-side.com). At BBS, Constantin teaches classes related to supply chain management, operations management, and procurement.