Marcel van Assen(1969) is a senior consultant at the Operations Management group of Berenschot. His industrial consulting experience covers various manufacturing, supply chain, and strategic issues, from operational excellence, outsourcing & contract manufacturing to value-innovation based on strategic conversation, roadmapping and foresight.
In addition, he is an assistant professor of manufacturing management at the Department of Management of Technology and Innovation Department of RSM Erasmus University he is (co)author of several books and articles on operations and innovation management. He holds an MSc. in mechanical engineering from the University of Twente, an MSc. in business administration (strategy and organisation) from the Open University, and a Ph.D. in business administration froe member of ERIM (Erasmus acturing firms, clusters and networks.