Expert

Mr. Edwin KEH

CEO, Hong Kong Research Institute of Textile & Apparel (HKRITA)

Hong Kong

Sector

Service

Expertise

R&D,R&D,Innovation,Manufacturing

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Biography

Edwin is the CEO of the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textile and Apparel (HKRITA). He is also on Faculty at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He teaches supply chain operations.

Until 2010 Edwin was the SVP COO of Walmart Global Procurement. Prior to Walmart Edwin managed a consulting group that worked on supply chains for NGOs, charities, as well as commercial clients.

For over 20 years, Edwin managed sourcing for multiple multi-national brands. He also worked for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees and currently serves on the advisory boards of multiple social enterprises, and NGOs.

Edwin holds multiple IPs for inventions at HKRITA. His projects have won several Global Invention Awards.
2020 Edwin was the recipient of a Medal of Honor from the HK Government for his research contributions during the pandemic
2019 Edwin was the “Innovative Retailer of the Year” Inside Asia.
2018 & 2019 Edwin was on the Expert Panel of H&M Foundation’s Global Change Award.
Edwin is in Debrett’s “100 Most Influential People in Hong Kong”.
Edwin was the 2011 recipient of the Production and Operations Management Society’s Excellence in Production and Operations Management Practice Award.

Event

Role of Technologies/Innovation/Business Model with Case Studies

in

CELP Summit 2021

Business

Global, National, Subnational Policy

Section

Book

New Paradigm for R&D and Business Model of Textile Circularity

An Introduction to Circular Economy

Courses

Module 4: [this is for the lecturer list]

ADBI Circular Economy E-learning Course