Mr David Adkins
Lecturer in International Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Business)
I joined the university in 2011, following a variety of industrial experiences, including a seagoing logistics role; and commercial and procurement management. My teaching focuses on two broad areas - procurement, and maritime business, including commercial practice and law. My research supports this, with my PhD linked to the competitiveness of regional maritime economies.
Roles on external bodies
I am the Education Liaison Officer for the Devon & Cornwall branch of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.
Staff serving as external examiners
External Examiner for the Global Online Network MBA/MBA Strategic Health and Social Care at the Manchester Metropolitan University. I am also the internal moderator for Plymouth University International College, and am the academic liaison for the Greenwich School of Management, and the Business College of Athens.