Academic Credentials: MBA (City University – UK), Ph.D. (Cranfield – UK), numerous industry certifications
Position: Adjunct Professor, Management Sciences Program
Experience: Dr. Ford has over 20 years experience in international business. He was President of Allan & Johnston Ltd., an Alberta-based customs brokerage and freight forwarding company. During his business career, Dr. Ford was President of the Alberta division of the Canadian Association of Customs Brokers and a director of the national organization.
His research interests include intermediation, supply chain management, global logistics, and international business. In addition, Dr. Ford has focused on research methods specifically qualitative research methodology and the use of computers in research.
In terms of international experience, Dr. Ford has travelled extensively and lived in a number of countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa.