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Name: Thomas Ombati
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About Dr Thomas Ombati

Dr. Thomas Ombati is a Logistics and Supply Chain Management Specialist. He holds a PhD in Management (Supply Chain Management) from the University of Western Cape, South Africa. In addition, he holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Operations Management as well as Bachelor of Education Arts (Maths & Accounting) both  from the University of Nairobi. Additionally, Ombati has a certificate in Data Science and Machine Learning: Making  Data-Driven Decisions from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as Chartered Institute of purchasing and supplies (CIPS-UK) – Advanced Diploma.

Currently, Ombati is the current Chairman of the Department of Management Science and Project Planning at Faculty of Business and Management Sciences, University of Nairobi. He is also  a Senior Research Associate in the University of Johannesburg. He stands out as an astute scholar and consultant who is result oriented and well versed with issues related to business management and project planning. Over the years he has served as a lead consultant in many consultancy projects where he has delivered incredible results to the organizations concerned. Ombati has excellent research skills gained over a period of over 15 years of academic publications and research supervision both at Masters and PhD level. His research interest include: Sustainability, emerging technologies, transport and logistics and e-commerce. Ombati also holds membership in very important international organizations which are critical in shaping diverse activities in the industry.