Dr. Louis Brennan
Louis Brennan is an Associate of Strategic Concepts International, Senior Lecturer in Business Studies at Trinity College's School of Business, and Research Associate at the Institute of International Integration Studies at Trinity College. His previous roles include Visiting Professor at Senshu University in Japan and Visiting Senior Fellow at the National University of Singapore. He was also Associate Professor at the Girard School of Business and International Commerce and a member of the faculty of the Departments of Industrial Engineering and Information Systems at Northeastern University, Boston and University College, Galway, Ireland.
Louis is a member of the US Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Production and Operations Management Society, The Decision Sciences Institute, European Operations Management Association and is also a registered member of the Ergonomics Society. He is also a member of the International Manufacturing Strategy Survey network and serves on several of their committees. He serves as one of the elected senior faculty representatives on the University of Dublin Council and is also a member of the Council of the Institute of International Trade of Ireland and of the Board of Transparency International Ireland. Louis was first listed the Marquis Who's Who in the World in 1991.
Louis earned his Ph.D. at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in the area of Manufacturing Management. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Industrial Engineering from the National University of Ireland and an MBA in International Management from Northeastern University, Boston. He also holds a certificate in Phonetics from the Universite de la Nouvelle Sorbonne in Paris.
Louis serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Technology Marketing and is currently serving as a guest editor for Research in International Business and Finance. His research has been published in some 35 research papers in leading international journals, including the Systemic Practice and Action Research, Journal of Internet Commerce, Integrated Manufacturing Systems, The International Journal of Manufacturing Technology, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Journal of Research In Ethical Issues In Organizations, International Journal of Production Planning and Control, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Computers and Electrical Engineering, Production and Inventory Management Journal, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Engineering, International Journal Of Manpower, and the Journal Of Engineering Management International, International Journal of Manufacturing and Technology Management, International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organizations, Business Strategy and the Environment, and Asia Pacific Business Review.
In addition to Ireland where he was born, Louis has lived and worked in the UK, US, Japan, and Singapore. He has developed and delivered several executive development programs in areas such as global strategy, operations strategy, global supply chain management and global logistics. He has contributed to executive development programs in America, Europe and Asia and also regularly makes invited contributions to regional and global meetings on supply chain management. In recent years Louis has trained or advised senior executives from several organizations in both the private and public sectors. These include some of the major global technology companies and leading financial services institutions and the U.S. federal government.