On November 7, Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Gerald Reiner will give a presentation in the Business Economics Research Seminar about “Reducing food waste in the perishable food supply chain”.

Gerald Reiner holds a doctorate degree and habilitation in Business Administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria).

Between 2007 and 2014 he was full professor in Production Management and Logistics at the University of Neuchatel (Switzerland). Between 2014 and 2018 he was full professor in Production Management and Logistics and head of the department of Operations, Energy, and ‘Environmental Management at Universitaet Klagenfurt (Austria).

He is currently full professor in Operations Management at the institute of Production Management at WU Vienna (Austria) and head of the institute for Production Management as well as academic director of the MSc Supply Chain Management. His research interests include Production Management & Planning, Supply chain Management & Planning, Circulars Supply Chains, Humanitarian Logistics as well as Food Supply Chain Management.

He published in international journals like, e.g., Production and Operations Management, Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Journal of Industrial Ecology, OR Spectrum.