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Mutala Fuseini

Mr Mutala Fuseini

Research student

Cardiff Business School


I am interested in protecting ecosystem’s health and making the world a better place to live. Now, my research interests include enhancing food security: Transforming linear to circular supply chains, utilizing relational theory lens to explore the role of collaboration in facilitating supply chains circularity to tackle food waste.

The central contribution of the thesis is to shed light on the social, economic, and environmental challenges posed by the traditional linear supply chains and to explore the role of collaboration in generating circular economy  capabilities for food supply chain in commercial food service context.


Transforming Linear to Circular Supply Chains through Collaboration to Tackle Food Waste


Funding sources

Economic and Social Research Council


I am an ESRC PhD research scholar in the Business School at Cardiff University.

I graduated from the University of Greenwich in 2011 with a bachelor’s honours degree in Logistics and Transport Management and a Master of Arts in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in 2020 from the University of Greenwich.

During the MA, I undertook research on cocoa supply chain sustainability and fair trade.

I also served in the British Armed Forces as a logistics and supply chain specialist for over seven years.

Professional memberships

  • Chartered institute of logistics and transport (CILT)
  • Chartered institute of waste management (CIWM)

Academic positions

Student academic representative (2021-2022)

Student academic representative (2022-2023)

Committees and reviewing


Vasco Sanchez Rodrigues

Vasco Sanchez Rodrigues

Professor of Sustainable Supply Chains

Laura Purvis

Laura Purvis

Reader in Logistics and Operations Management, Deputy Head of Section (Learning & Teaching)

Maneesh Kumar

Maneesh Kumar

Professor in Service Operations