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Nadine Leder

Dr Nadine Leder

Lecturer in Logistics & Operations Management

Cardiff Business School

+44 29208 70380
Aberconway Building, Room C22a, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Available for postgraduate supervision


Nadine is a Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management at Cardiff Business School. She obtained her doctorate from Cardiff Business School. Her ESRC funded doctoral research focused on Circular Business Models and their value conceptualisation. Nadine holds a MSc with Distinction in Logistics & Operations Management, a MSc in Social Sciences & Research Methods, and a BA in Business Administration.

Her research expertise is in Circular Economy and Circular Business Models. Nadine has worked as Circular Economy lead in the 2SEAS Interreg FACET project, which investigates the adoption of circular practices in the tourism and hospitality sector. Furthermore, she investigated reward-based crowdfunding platforms in the context of sustainable and circular innovation. She is part of the organisation committee of iLego workshop, promoting cross learning between different industries and academia.

Nadine gained practical knowledge by working in the logistics department in a company in Shanghai, China. She established a wide network of (inter-) national partners by being an acknowledged member of the Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM), IEMA, CILT and the Institute of Leadership and Management. She holds a Yellow Belt in Lean Six Sigma and acquired experience in organising and delivering practitioners workshops and soft skill seminars. Furthermore, she is reviewing for European Management Journal and Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal.

Nadine is aTeaching fellow (FHEA) with Advanced HE and has taught undergraduates and postgraduates in a variety of business modules (International Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Sustainable Business, Foundation of Scholarship). Furthermore, Nadine teaches soft skill seminars in leadership and personal effectiveness.








Research interests

  • Circular Economy
  • Circular Business Models
  • Sustainable and Circular Tourism
  • Sustainable and Circular Supply Chains
  • Pharmaceutical Supply Chains
  • Circular Construction



  • Postgraduates - Operations Management
  • Undergraduates - Operations Management 
  • Soft skill seminars (Leadership, Personal Effectiveness, Communication skills)



  • FHEA, Higher Education Academy
  • PhD in Business and Management, Cardiff University
  • MSc in Social Science Research Methods, Cardiff University
  • MSc in Logistics and Operations Management, Cardiff University
  • BA in Business Administration, SRH University Heidelberg, Germany

Professional memberships

  • Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM)
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics (CILT)
  • Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
  • Institute of Leadership and Management
  • European Operations Management Association

Committees and reviewing


  • The European Management Journal
  • Resources, Conservation and Recycling
  • Supply Chain Management: An International Journal


I am interested in supervision of students in the areas of:

  • Circular Economy
  • Circular Business Models
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Pharmaceutical Supply Chains
  • Sustainable and Circular Tourism

External profiles