Dr. Frederik G.S. Vos is Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management at the School of Business of Portland State University, OR, USA. Next to his main work at PSU, he is Executive Committee member of the International Purchasing, Supply Education & Research Association (IPSERA), Associate Editor of the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (JPSM), treasurer of the UTIPS Foundation, and co-founder of the serious game company suPlay.
His areas of expertise include buyer-supplier relationships, resource allocation of suppliers, and digitalization in public, healthcare and industrial procurement. He is regularly awarded for his teaching excellence (best teacher awards) as well as academic accomplishments (best reviewer and outstanding associate editor awards). Dr. Vos is holding a PhD in Supply Management and three Master of Science degrees in Business Administration, Psychology and Communication Science from the University of Twente, The Netherlands.
Before, he worked at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, as Assistant Professor in Public, Health & Industrial Procurement and fulfilled several leadership roles, including being chairman of the faculty supervisory board and coordinator of the Master track of Purchasing & Supply Management. Regarding experience in practice, he was the vice-chairman of the supervisory board of the Dutch purchasing association NEVI, public procurement consultant at the Public Procurement Research Center (PPRC), and worked in industry in the global purchasing department of the Volkswagen AG as business intelligence analyst.