Full Name
Hermione Parsons
Job Title
Industry Professor and Director
Company
Deakin University, Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics
Speaker Bio
Dr Hermione Parsons is an Industry Professor and founding Director of Deakin University’s Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics.
Hermione has extensive executive management experience in public and private sector organisations with responsibility for port landside logistics, multimodal transport infrastructure, competition, regulation, supply chain reengineering in the fresh produce industry, and industry government relations. Areas of research expertise include end-to-end supply chain strategy, managing supply chain complexity, and problem-solving port freight logistics in metropolitan, regional and international markets (Australia and South East Asia).
Hermione is Chairperson of the Wayfinder: Supply Chain Careers for Women Initiative; Non executive Director Food Innovation Australia Ltd; member of the VicTrack Board’s Freight Advisory Committee; Chairperson of the Supply Chain Advisory Network; member of the National Agricultural Labour Advisory Committee (NALAC) developing the National Agriculture Workforce Strategy; and member of the National Freight Data Hub Steering Committee. Recently, Hermione was a member of the Australian Government National Food Waste Strategy Steering Committee and the Australian National Food Traceability Program and is often called on to join a broad range of national and state government freight logistics and supply chain related committees and councils.
Hermione is recognised as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain - Global Women Supply Chain Leaders Awards 2020 by B2G | Paris | Bahrain | Singapore.
Hermione Parsons