Gal Raz

Professor
Expertise: Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Operations

Gal Raz is an associate professor of Operations Management at the Ivey School of Business at Western University. He received a PhD in Business and a Masters degree focusing on public policy from Stanford University. He also holds a Bachelor degree in industrial engineering from The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Ivey, he was a faculty member of the Darden Graduate School of Business at UVA and the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) in Sydney.

Gal has more than 15 years of teaching experience teaching operations, supply chain management, and global innovation in HBA, MBA, EMBA and Executive Education programs. His work is in the intersection of supply chain management and sustainable operations with a special focus on pricing, re-manufacturing and government environmental regulation.

Both prior to his career in academia and since joining it, Gal has been involved in numerous consulting projects with many leading companies on topics relating to operations, supply chain management, innovation, and sustainable operations in Australia, the United States and Israel. Corporate clients included Israel’s second largest bank, Bank Leumi, Israel’s largest communication service provider, Cellcom Inc., Visa Credit Card Company, The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Cochlear Ltd., and Dupont Chemicals.

Throughout his career, Gal has been involved in leadership roles in the leading operations management professional organizations. He was the president of the Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) at INFORMS from 2007 to 2009 and in 2009 won the INFORMS Moving Spirit Service Award for his work with JFIG. He was on the board of the POMs supply chain management and sustainable operations colleges and served as the president of the POMs sustainable operations college from 2014 to 2016. He also served as the VP of Africa and the Middle East for POMs and the VP of Meetings for MSOM, the largest society in INFORMS.