Prof. Duncan Shaw is Professor of Operational Research and Critical Systems, a position he took in January 2015. He is Head of the Management Science Group in 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 Response Institute (HCRI) 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 and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.