Jayachand (JC) Pachakkil Middle East

With more than 20 years of experience in a variety of supply chain roles including supply chain operations, customs and free zone operations, procurement, imports and exports, inventory management and consulting, JC also has focused expertise with supply chain operations software.

In his role as Senior Trade Management Consultant for Global Trade Management Consulting Services, JC has been delivering expertise in the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia and the Indian sub-continent for the past seven years.

JC has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of supply chain areas including supply chain operations, customs and free zone operations, procurement, imports and exports, inventory management and consulting. With particular expertise in the use of supply chain operations software and having led many implementation projects, JC has managed the training and skills development for several employees in the use of supply chain systems.

In his previous role as Middle East & Africa (MEA) Commercial Manager with one of the world’s largest logistics and freight management service providers, JC was responsible for business development and managing new customer implementation. He also set up and managed the logistics and customs management operations in the Middle East for several multi-national clients in the high technology, home and personal care, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and retailing sectors.

JC holds degrees in Engineering and an MBA from the University of Western Australia. In 2007, JC completed a training program on U.S Export Administration Regulations conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Industry & Security in Seattle. He has also completed a course in Supply Chain Management by the Logistics Institute, Georgia Tech, and one in Materials Management at the National Academy of Indian Railways.