Joerg S. Hofstetter

Joerg S. Hofstetter is Associate Professor for Supply Chain Management at KEDGE Business School in Bordeaux, France and President of the International Forum on Sustainable Value Chains (ISVC). He teaches sustainable supply chain management at the University of St. Gallen, Business School Lausanne, Switzerland and Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany. His main research interest revolves around multinational multi-tier supply chains and global value chains. He co-authored some of the first academic papers on sub-supplier management. Joerg received several grants from the Swiss National Science Foundation. In his research, he usually collaborates closely with industry, policy makers and civil society. He consulted numerous Global 500 and medium sized companies, several sector initiatives, the governments of Germany and Switzerland, the European Commission but also UN entities, the OECD and the World Bank Group. Joerg holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Engineering Management from the University of Stuttgart, Germany as well as a Ph.D. in Technology Management from University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. For further information on the International Forum on Sustainable Value Chains (ISVC) please visit: