Areas of expertise
Dr. Lauri Ojala is Professor of Logistics at the Turku School of Economics, University of Turku (FI) since 1997. Adjunct Professor of Logistics at Linköping University (SE) and at National Defence University (FI). CEO of logscale oy, a supply chain compliance consultancy.
He has worked as an expert e.g. for The World Bank, EC, ADB, OECD and UNECE, and for Ministries of Transport of several countries. Initiator of WB’s biennial Logistics Performance Index since 2007. He also heads the biennial Finnish Logistics Surveys, which comprise the largest national logistics survey database in the world.
Since 2006, Project Director of five EU-projects with a combined volume of 16+ M€, incl. Baltic Sea Region projects HAZARD on Seaport Safety & Security in 2016-2019 and OIL SPILL on combatting coastal oil spills in 2018-2021.