Prof. Duncan Shaw is Professor of Operations and Critical Systems, a position he took in January 2015. He is Head of the Management Science Group which has 27 staff and is part of Alliance Manchester Business School. He is co-Director of the Health Services Research Centre which is based in AMBS. He also participates in the Humanitarian and Conflict Research Institute (HCRI) as the Director of Research for this institute which is based in the School of Arts Languages and Cultures.
Duncan was previously Professor of Operational Research and Critical Systems at Warwick Business School (2012-2014) and Aston Business School (2008-2011). He held Lecturer and Senior Lecturer positions at Aston University (2001-2008). Before his academic posts, Duncan worked in the nuclear industry and (briefly) for an electronics company.
He has a First Class Honours and a Ph.D. in Management Science, both from Strathclyde University (Glasgow, UK). He has a D.Sc from Warwick University and is a Fellow of the Operational Research Society.