1 – PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name: Breno Nunes
Phone Number: +44 (0)7515.535.459
Research Degrees Programme
Aston Business School
Birmingham, B4 7ET
2 – EDUCATION
2006 – 2011 PhD in Management. Research Degrees Programme of Aston University, Operations and Information Management Group of Aston Business School. PhD thesis: Greening Operations: An investigation of environmental decision making.
2003- 2005 - Master of Science Degree from the Industrial Engineering Graduate Program at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN, Natal (RN) - Brazil.
2000- 2002 – BSc Production Engineering - Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN, Natal (RN) - Brazil
3 – PUBLISHED PAPERS
Nunes, B.; Bennett, D.; and Marques Jr., S (2014). Sustainable Agricultural Production: An Investigation in Brazilian Semi-Arid Livestock Farms Target: Journal of Cleaner Production, 64, 414-425.
Dey, P.K.; Cheffi, W.; Nunes, B. (2013) Corrigendum – original article: Green supply chain performance measurement using the analytic hierarchy process: a comparative analysis of manufacturing organisations. Production Planning and Control, 2013. [DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2012.751186]
Nunes, B. and Bennett, D J. (2010) Green Operations Initiatives in the Automotive Industry: An Environmental Reports Analysis and Benchmarking Study, Benchmarking International Journal, Vol 17, No 3.
Nunes, B. and Bennett, D J. (2008) The Contribution of Modularity to Green Operations Practices, Brazilian Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol 5, No 2
Book Chapters and cases
Nunes B T S and Bennett D J (2009) Green Innovation Management in the Automotive Industry, Chapter 11 Case Illustration in Tidd J and Bessant J (eds) Managing Innovation: Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change - 4th Edition, Wiley, Chichester, UK. ISBN: 978-0-470-99810-6.
Nunes, B. and Bennett, D J. (2008) A Green Operations Framework and Its Application in the Automotive Industry, in Sherif H (ed) Innovation and Value Creation in Services and Systems, World Scientific Publishing Co, Singapore (2008).
Editorials and Discussion Papers
Nunes, B. and Bennett, D J. (2009) Green Technologies in the Automotive Industry, in Sherif H (Ed) Management of Green Technology, Industry Committee of the International Association for Management of Technology, Miami, FL, USA.
Nunes, B (2008). Car manufacturers are going green... But, is it green enough to survive? Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Editoral paper, Vol 19, Issue 8.
Nunes, B (2008). To green, or not to green? There is no question! Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Editorial Vol 19, Issue 7.
Weaver, M. and Nunes, B (2007). Sustaining Green Leadership. Young Fabians - Anticipations. Autumm 2007, Vol 11, Issue 1.
Nunes B T S, Betz, F, Bennett D J and Shaw D (2011) A Systems Approach to Analysing Environmental Decisions in the Automotive Industry, in Kocaoglu D F, Anderson T R and Daim T U (Eds) “Technology Management in the Energy- Smart World”, Proceedings of PICMET ’11 Conference, Portland State University, Portland OR, USA.
Nunes, B T S; Bennett, D J; Shaw, D and Frota Neto, J Q (2011) Challenges and Opportunities for Reverse Logistics in the Automotive Industry, in “Exploring Interfaces”, Proceedings of 18th International Annual EurOMA Conference, 3-6 July 2011, Cambridge, UK.
Winroth, M; Muhammad, A; Bengt, A.; Bennett, D J and Nunes, BTS (2011) Sustaining local manufacturing: A longitudinal study of Swedish companies in “Exploring Interfaces”, Proceedings of 18th International Annual EurOMA Conference, 3-6 July 2011, Cambridge, UK
Nunes B T S, Bennett D J and Shaw D (2010) Understanding Manufacturing Companies’ Environmental Decision Making Structures, in Hosni Y (ed) “Technology as the Foundation for Economic Growth”, Proceedings of 19th International Conference of the International Association for Management of Technology, IAMOT/Nile University, Cairo, Egypt.
Nunes B T S, Marques Júnior S (2009) Sustainable Food Strategy: A Study of Brazilian Livestock Production, in Dekkers R (ed) "Closing the Innovation Gap: Theory and Practice", Proceedings of 4th European Conference on Management of Technology, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland.
Bennett D J, Nunes B T S and Brookes N (2009) Environmental Sustainability in Global Automotive Supply Chains, in Lee T-R (ed) "Low Carbon and Green Supply Chains", Proceedings of 7th International Workshop on Supply Chain Management and Information Systems, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan.
Nunes, B. Dey, P. Bennett, D. Shaw, D. and Pasutham, A. (2009) How green is your supply chain: An analytic hierarchy process-based approach. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Business in Asia, July, 2009, Bangkok, Thailand. ISBN: 978-974-667-672-1.
Nunes, B. Bennett, D J. Shaw, D. Brookes, N. (2009). The greening of a luxury car manufacturer. Proceedings of the 16th International Annual EurOMA Conference. June, 2009, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Nunes, B. Shaw, D. Bennett, D. J. and Brookes, N. (2009) A Systems Approach to Green Operations Strategy, in Hosni Y (Ed) “Managing Green Technology”, Proceedings of 18th International Conference of the International Association for Management of Technology, IAMOT, Miami FL, USA
Nunes, B. andBennett, D. J.(2008) Green Operations: Diagnosing Environmental Initiatives in the Automotive Industry,in Amasaka K, Matsui Y, Matsuo H and Morita M (Eds) Manufacturing Fundamentals: Necessity and Sufficiency, Proceedings of 3rd World Conference on Production and Operations Management, Japanese Operations Management and Strategy Association, Tokyo, Japan.
Nunes, B. and Bennett, D. J. (2008) Environmental Threats and Their Impact on the Automotive Industry, in Abu-Hijleh B, Arif M, Khalil T, Hosni Y. "Creating & Managing a Knowledge Economy", Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Management of Technology, Dubai, U.A.E.
Nunes, B. and Bennett, D. J. (2007) Modularity and Industrial Complexes: Perspectives for Green Operations in the Automotive Industry, in Acur N, Erkip N K and Gunes E D (Eds) Proceedings of 14th International Annual Conference of the European Operations Management Association, Bilkent University / TUBITAK, Ankara, Turkey.
Nunes, B. and Bennett, D. J. (2007) Towards the Development of a Green Operations Model and Its Application in the Automotive Industry, in Sherif M H (Ed) "Management of Technology for the Service Economy", Proceedings of 16th International Conference of the International Association for Management of Technology, IAMOT, Miami, FL.
Nunes, B. and Bennett, D. J. (2007) How Green is Green? A Framework for Environmental Performance Assessment in Operations, in Gupta S and Coelho J (Eds) Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, POMS/FIU Miami, FL.
Nunes, B.T.S. (2005). “Environmental management in agribusiness productive chain: a study in a cluster of goat and sheep breeding in Rio Grande do Norte state”. Master Thesis. November, 2005. p. 124.
Nunes, B.T.S. (2005) “Practical guide to planning and implementing business strategy in small and medium enterprises”. Trainee Project at Sebrae/Rn. May, 2005.
Nunes, B.T.S. Marques Jr., S. Ramos, R.E.B. (2004). "Green supply chain management: an overview of techniques and practices." X International Conference on Industrial Engineering Management. November, 2004. Florianópolis, SC - Brazil.
Nunes, B.T.S. Marques Jr., S. Ramos, R.E.B. (2004). "A theoretical approach for green supply chain". 2nd World Conference on Production and Operation Management, May, 2004. Cancun - Mexico.
Nunes, B.T.S. "Environmental management in the transport industry: An environmental impact assessment of the use of fuels in urban transportation in a Brazilian city. Undergraduate final paper, June, 2002.
Nunes, B.T.S. Marques Jr., S. Ramos, R.E.B. (2002) “Environmental impact assessment in the transport industry: A case study on the use of natural gas to minimize the atmospheric pollution” – The Production and Operations Management Society Annual Meeting. April, 2002. San Francisco, USA.
Nunes, B.T.S. Marques Jr., S. Ramos, R.E.B. (2001) “Environmental management strategy to transport sector: perspectives to the use of natural gas to minimize the atmospheric pollution” – VII Congreso Interamericano sobre el Medio Ambiente. December, 2001. Talca, Chile.
Nunes, B.T.S. Marques Jr., S. (2001) “The use of tires as a strategic alternative to minimize environmental impacts: Perspectives to ceramic industry” – XXI Brazilian National Meeting on Industrial Engineering. October 2001, Salvador (BA) - Brazil.
4 – SKILLS
Portuguese: Native Speaker
English: Listening (Fluent), Reading (Fluent), Writing (Fluent), and Speaking (Fluent). IELTS and TOELF certified.
Spanish: Listening (Medium), Reading (Advanced), Writing (basic) and Speaking (Medium)
Windows, MS Office and Internet tools. Basic knowledge on networks, website developing and computer programming languages.
5 – GRANTS ACHIEVED
Brazilian Innovation Agency - Grant for 4TheFuture Group (R$ 120,000 - approximately £37,500). Development of an online system to manage digital images. Programme: PRIME (Approved, implementation phase).
Brazilian Innovation Agency with State Government of Rio Grande do Norte – Grant for 4TheFuture Group. Development of a social network system (R$ 88,740 - approximately £27,300). Programme: INOVA - From Jan 2008 to Jan 2009. (COMPLETED)
Scholarship Nº E06D103633BR – Alban Programme - the European Union Programme of High Level Scholarships for Latin America. From October 2006 to September 2009. Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Graduate Research Fellowship by CAPES for Master of Science in Production Engineering at UFRN, November 2003 to November 2004. Natal (RN), Brazil.
Undergraduate Scholarship for Research. The Multidisciplinary Programme in Petroleum and Gas at Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte –The Human Resources Development Program of the Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum and Gas - PRH-30/99 ANP, area of interest: Economy and Management at Petroleum industry – Specialty: Environmental management. Since May 2000 to May 2002. Natal (RN), Brazil.
6 – TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Currently teaching International Operations undergraduate module at Aston Business School.
Teaching assistance in the International Operations Tutorials for the Undergraduate programme. November 2007. Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Teaching occasionally in the International Operations Post-Graduate course at Aston Business School. Lecture: Does Going Global make Green Operations more difficult? June 2007. Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Lecturer at the Lato Sensu Graduate Programme of FACEX, responsible for teaching the course of Strategic Management for Service Operations. August/2006. Natal (RN), Brazil.
Lecturer at the Business Administration department of FAL – Faculdade de Natal – responsible for teaching the course of Business Process Management. From February 2005 to August 2005. Natal (RN), Brazil.
Collaborative lecturer at the Industrial Engineering Department of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, responsible for assisting the courses of Manufacturing Strategy and Environmental Management System. November 2003 to March 2004.
Voluntary lecturer at Production Engineering Department of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, teaching the course of Introduction of Production Engineering, From March to August 2003.
7 – AWARDS
ALUMNI Association Founder Member. Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.November 2003. Natal (RN), Brazil.
Highest GPA of the Production Engineering undergraduate programme – Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Graduation in December 2002. Natal (RN), Brazil.
Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning from Aston University (2009).
8 – REFEERING
Academy of Management Annual Meeting
Journal of Cleaner Production
International Association for Management of Technology Conference
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management
9 – WORK EXPERIENCE
Patner at the 4TheFuture Group. Responsible for new product development and project evaluation and selection.
Consultant for strategic planning of the Water Agency of Natal/RN – ARSBAN. November/2005.
SEBRAE/RN, Small Business Administration - Natal (RN), Brazil. Trainee Consultant at the Local Development Department. Clusters Development Programme. From May 2004 to October 2005.
Self-employed at Natal Jogos On-line LTDA. From November 2002 to November 2004.