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A diverse community of
leading experts, policymakers
and practitioners

The Institute’s key research themes
are led by ten academic partners
spread across the UK.

We’re a UK-wide research
organisation exploring what
productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

Professor Jan Godsell

Dean of Loughborough Business School, Loughborough University

Research Theme: Organisational capital


Jan’s work focuses on the pursuit of more responsible consumption and production through the alignment of product, marketing and supply chain strategy with consumer needs. In particular, the design of end-to-end supply chains to enable responsibility, sustainability, flexibility and productivity. As a chartered engineer, Jan has more than two decades of combined industry experience in product development, innovation, supply chain strategy, and process improvement working for ICI, AstraZeneca and Dyson. She has advised government and industry on supply chain strategy and its relationship to industrial and business strategy.