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Mr Sebastian Kitching

Mr Sebastian Kitching

Senior Lecturer, Business

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513035

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Office 316 - 316
Third Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus


Sebastian Kitching is a Senior Lecturer, teaching in the areas of Operations and Supply Chain Management, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Industry experience includes projects involving the implementation and on-going evaluation of automated inventory management systems in the retail sector. He also spent a number of years working in Japan, developing an interest in the area of service operations.

Current research interests include an investigation behind the contributing factors to food waste generation in the convenience store sector using System Dynamics modelling. He is also active in making use of simulation software to enhance the student learning experience; integrating operations processes through modelling, to promote better understanding of complex systems.

Areas Of Expertise

  • System dynamics
  • Systems thinking methodologies
  • Inventory management of perishable goods
  • Japanese management of service operations
  • Demand-driven supply chain management
  • Use of simulation software in higher education

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Modules in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.