Lorentz received his doctoral degree in international business in 2009 from University of Turku, Finland, and currently serves as an associate professor of purchasing and supply management in the Operations & Supply Chain Management programme of Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku, Finland.
Associate Professor, University of Turku
His research interests are currently concentrated on digitalization of procurement, procurement capabilities, as well as on supply market intelligence. In the past Dr. Lorentz has been affiliated with the University of Cambridge (Senior Research Associate), and Manchester Business School (visiting researcher) in the UK. He also has practical experience from food export operations as well as World Bank led trade and transport facilitation projects in the CIS countries. Dr. Lorentz has published in several leading international journals, such as Journal of Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management and Industrial Marketing Management.