Efce van Heerden
Cork Institute of Technology
A South African national with 20 years international experience in, transport, distribution, supply chain management and operations for the FMCG, retail, and automotive industries. Efce joined Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) where he lectures in Transport Planning and Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Sustainable Fleet Operations taking a problem-based learning approach utilising his industry experience. Within his current role, Efce coordinates CIT’s acclaimed Logistics Apprenticeship Program. He has stood on several advisory and audit committees for both industry and government bodies advising on matters within downstream operations and sustainability within the supply chain. He holds a Masters in Operations Management from DCU, and an Honours Degree in Logistics Management. Furthermore, Efce is an active member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) for several years and has served on Ireland’s southern section committee.