Prof. Dr. Dr. habil. Dmitry Ivanov is head of the Supply Chain Management area at Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR Berlin), deputy director and executive board member of Institute for Logistics (IfL) at HWR Berlin, and director of master program in Global Supply Chain and Operations Management at HWR Berlin since 2011. He is leading working groups, tracks and sessions on Supply Chain Risk Management and Resilience in global research communities. He is a recipient of many prestigious Best Paper awards. His practical expertise includes numerous projects on the application of simulation and optimization to supply chain and operations management. He edits the International Journal of Integrated Supply Management. His publication list includes around 300 publications, including more than 50 research papers in prestigious academic journals and a leading textbook “Global Supply Chain and Operations Management”.