Dr. Mohammad Ali

Mohammad M. Ali works as the Deputy Head of Strategy and Applied Management at Coventry Business School. Before his life as an academic, Mohammad worked first as a Consultant Engineer for a year and then as a Supply Chain Manager in the automotive industry for five years.  During his tenure in the industry Mohammad has worked on various projects including value analysis, demand planning, inventory control and ERP/MRP implementations. Mohammad holds a doctorate from Brunel University. His thesis discussed various new collaborative forecasting approaches in Supply Chains. Earlier, he did his MSc in Business Performance Management and a postgraduate diploma in Information Technology. Mohammad’s first degree was in Mechanical Engineering. 

Mohammad is active in research and his interests include quantitative analysis of forecast information sharing in supply chains, performance measurement of forecasting methods and development of supply chain forecasting strategies. His work has been published in journals such as Omega, Journal of Operations Research Society and International Journal of Production Economics. He continues to work with businesses in a variety of ways, including research projects, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, and training.

  • Forecasting and Inventory Management: Bridging the Gap: External Member of the project: Forecasting and Inventory Management: Bridging the Gap. The project was funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
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