Global Supply Chain and Logistics Expert
Mark Millar provides knowledgeable insights and independent perspectives that help clients make better informed business decisions.
Speaker, Moderator, Emcee
Clients including corporations, service providers, investors and event organizers, have engaged Mark as Speaker, Moderator, Emcee or Conference Chairman at more than 500 corporate events, customer functions, management briefings and industry conferences in 30 countries across five continents. Acknowledged as an energetic and captivating presenter, he is renowned for delivering an impact that is knowledgeable, professional and memorable.
Mark’s widely acclaimed book Global Supply Chain Ecosystems – strategies for competitive advantage in a complex, connected world – commissioned by leading business publisher Kogan Page of London – has sold in over 50 countries and earned praise from experts and academics from around the world.
Supply Chain and Logistics Expert
Recognized as a leading authority on supply chain and logistics, Mark’s enlightening and informative presentations leverage his 35 years’ global business experience to explore the business consequences and supply chain implications of critical mega trends that are impacting almost every business – including Globalization Shifts, Digital Disruption, The Asian Century and the E-Commerce Frenzy. Customers value his corporate briefings, consultations and seminars for their practical knowledge and educated insights – helping them navigate the complex landscapes in Asia, develop new business opportunities and make better informed business decisions.
A Visiting Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 2012, Mark has also delivered guest lectures at Georgia Tech (Atlanta), RMIT (Ho Chi Minh City), SP Jain (Dubai and Singapore), HKU SPACE (Hong Kong) and Warwick University WMG (UK).
His international track record in the B2B services sector includes more than twenty years in the Asia Pacific region, where Mark led business development initiatives across ten Asian countries. His distinguished corporate career included executive positions at Thorn EMI, RR Donnelley, ModusLink, Platinum Logistix, Exel Contract Logistics (now DHL) and UPS Supply Chain Solutions – serving many leading companies in the Consumer Retail and High Tech Electronics sectors.
He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT), an APICS SCOR-P certified Supply Chain Professional, Chartered Marketer and former Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM). Mark achieved an MBA with Distinction from the University of the West of England (UWE), is a Graduate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and holds a post-graduate Diploma in Management Studies.
He has lived and worked in the UK, the Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, USA, Ireland, mainland China and Hong Kong. Whilst with the Thorn EMI group in the UK, Mark’s international sales leadership earned Thorn Secure Science the “Queen’s Award for Exports”.
The Next Normal for Global Supply Chains in a Post Pandemic World
The coronavirus crisis has vividly exposed the profound inter-dependencies in today’s global supply chain ecosystems - and powerfully demonstrated the inherent risks in our complex connected world. The ‘next normal’ will see some radical re-configuration of global supply chains. Mark Millar’s latest keynote presentation explores The Next Normal for Global Supply Chains, reflecting on Covid disruptions, and exploring how China’s changing role, Logistics sector dynamics and the Ukraine crisis will shape the future for post-pandemic Supply Chains. He will conclude with ten practical strategies for business leaders to consider, to help companies thrive in the Next Normal.
Supply Chain 2025
The coronavirus crisis has vividly exposed the profound inter-dependencies in today’s global supply chain ecosystems, and powerfully demonstrated the inherent risks in our complex connected world. The ‘next normal’ will see some radical re-configuration of global supply chains. Explore how supply chain disruptors, critical mega trends, China’s changing role and logistics sector dynamics will impact the future outlook for post-pandemic Supply Chains.
How are emerging markets developing, whilst developed markets have become fractured? Explore the ongoing globalization shifts, including the proliferation of free trade agreements and tendencies towards populism and protectionism.
How should we approach e-commerce logistics in today’s omni-channel world? Discover how traditional retail distribution is being disintermediated by the eclectic cocktail of e-commerce, digital consumers and online shopping.
How will digital disruption impact the supply chain? Technological innovations are dramatically altering multiple aspects of the business. Discover the real threats and opportunities of digitization.
Supply Chain 101
What do finance, marketing, HR and IT professionals need to know about the supply chain? Unlock the essentials of supply chain and gain practical insights about the impact across crucial aspects of your business.
All Mark Millar Books
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As a company that prides itself on delivering value to our audience, choosing Mark was absolutely the right choice! Mark’s depth of knowledge and delivery style were exactly what we were looking for. He has a great ability to articulate complicated subject matter in a compelling and thought-provoking way. A very successful and insightful presentation, unmissable content for our audience.
- Dani Girolami, Business Development Manager | EMEA, Expense Reduction Analysts, UK