Project Partners


The SC Vis Tool is being developed by our team below.  This integrates five institutions across the European Union.

Dr. Sakina Raab


Sakina Raab is Professor of Supply Chain Management at ESSCA School of Management. She has over 15 years of academic experience in logistics and Supply Chain in various Business Schools.


Dr. Gwenaëlle Lairet


Gwenaëlle Lairet has been an Assistant Professor at ESSCA School of Management and Head of the Strategy and Markets Department since September 2018. Her work focuses on the management of enterprise information systems in various industries.


Dr. Costas Assimakopoulos


Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki


John Jameson

John Jameson


John Jameson is the Head of School of Retail Services Management, Director of Engagement in the College of Business at DIT, and Director of the ARRC. Through ARRC, John leads industry engagement and outreach activities, and research projects examining the Irish socio-economic-cultural model of retail and changing retail landscapes.


Gideon Capie


The University of Gloucestershire


Dr. Louise F. Reid


The University of Gloucestershire Dr. Louise F. Reid: Research Assistant  Louise F. Reid is a Lecturer in Digital Marketing at the University of Gloucestershire. Her career in the fashion sector encompassed both retailing and buying roles, for brands Warehouse and Cotton Traders respectively. Louise’s PhD research, which follows a BA (hons) in Consumer Studies and an MSc in Strategic Fashion Buying, investigates the role of psychological and physical determinants of clothing comfort within the consumer’s…


Dr. George Stalidis


Dr George Stalidisis Associate Professor in the Department of Organisation Management, Marketing and Tourism at the International Hellenic University (former Dept. of Business Administration, Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki), with specialisation in data analysis and business intelligence.


Brigitte de Faultrier


Brigitte de Faultrier is Professor in Retail Buying at ESSCA School of Management, and currently Director of ESSCA Bordeaux Campus. She has been in charge of developing this new campus since its opening in 2016.


Fiachra Coll


Fiachra Coll is a lecturer in the School of Retail and Services Management, TU Dublin. He has a background in Manufacturing Engineering and Supply Chain Management and during his tenure in Strathclyde University, he worked in collaboration with a key apparel manufacturer in Scotland as part of a business process reengineering project to improve responsiveness.


Professor Alessandro Brun


Associate Professor at the Politecnico di Milano since October 2014, has been deputy director of the MBA program (editions XXIV to XXVII) at MIP-Politecnico di Milano. He presently is Director and Coordinator of Executive training in Six Sigma and Director of the Master in Global Luxury Goods and Services Management. His main research streams are related to Quality Management and Luxury Management.


Project Lead: Professor Neil Towers


Neil Towers is Chair of Retail Marketing/Management and Lead of Research in the School of Business & Technology at the University of Gloucestershire. With over 35 years of extensive academic and business experience in small and large organisations, my internationally rated academic expertise underpins high quality applied research and scholarly activity giving significant impact to both business and higher education.