Dr Maja Piecyk

, • Heriot-Watt


Maja is a Reader in Logistics at the University of Westminster. She is a former Deputy Director of the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight, an EPSRC-funded research centre between Heriot-Watt and Cambridge Universities. Her research interests focus on the environmental performance and sustainability of freight transport operations. Much of her current work centres on the optimisation of supply chain networks, GHG auditing of businesses and forecasting of long-term trends in energy demand and environmental impacts of logistics. Maja is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK), and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is currently leading the University of Westminster’s input to the EPSRC-funded Freight Traffic Control 2050 project (EP/N02222X/1), the EC-funded CITYLAB project (635898), the Volvo Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (CoE-SUFS) and is carrying out research for the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight.