Professor Jillian MacBryde

Associate Principal

Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship


Personal statement

Jill MacBryde is Professor of Innovation and Operations Management at Strathclyde University where she is also Director of the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship. Jill is Co-Director of the ESRC Made Smarter Network Plus, “InterAct” network, which aims to bring insights from the social sciences to support the innovation and diffusion of digital technologies that will result in a stronger, more resilient, manufacturing base. The theme throughout Jill’s work is operations management in changing environments and her current research projects include productivity in manufacturing, the impact of Covid on UK manufacturing, and the future of manufacturing work. Jill also works with policy makers and the public sector. She is currently a member of the Innovate UK/ESRC Innovation Caucus and a member of the Innovate UK Future Flight Advisory Board.

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Quality risk and responsive actions in sourcing/procurement : an empirical study of food fraud cases in the UK
Ma Jie, Tse Ying Kei, Zhang Minhao, MacBryde Jill
Production Planning and Control Vol 35, pp. 323-334 (2024)
Navigating the open innovation paradox : an integrative framework for adopting open innovation in pharmaceutical R&D in developing countries
Bhatnagar Bhawani, Dörfler Viktor, MacBryde Jillian
Journal of Technology Transfer Vol 48, pp. 2204–2248 (2023)
Strathclyde Pandemic Research Journeys : Personal Accounts of Research During the Covid Period
Sutter Jens, Morton Alec, Maguire Roma, Littlejohn David, Allan Grant, Cogan Nicola, Combe Malcolm, Corrigan Damion, Cooper Benjamin, Egan Kieren, Flowers Paul, Grez Hidalgo Pablo, Inns Tom, Janssen Xanne, Kleczkowski Adam, MacBryde Jillian, Reilly Grant, Megiddo Itamar, Mwaura Samuel, Sharpe Tim, Sambajee Pratima, Suckling Colin, Carver Mark
The dark side of business model innovation
Sabaruddin La Ode, MacBryde Jillian, D'Ippolito Beatrice
International Journal of Management Reviews Vol 25, pp. 130-151 (2022)
Competitive benefits & incentivisation at internal, supply chain & societal level circular operations in UK agri-food SMEs
Mcdougall Natalie, Wagner Beverly, MacBryde Jillian
Journal of Business Research Vol 144, pp. 1149-1162 (2022)
Leveraging competitiveness from sustainable operations : frameworks to understand the dynamic capabilities needed to realise NRBV supply chain strategies
McDougall Natalie, Wagner Beverly, MacBryde Jill
Supply Chain Management: An International Journal Vol 27, pp. 12-29 (2022)

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Professional Activities

KTN Webinar Behaviour Change for manufacturing, talent and business sustainability
InterAct Annual Conference, London - Organising and hosting (with Co-Director)
Invited to talk to EPSRC Industry Forum (top funders) on the importance of non-engineering research
Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy CADE 20222
Chris Courtney
Scottish Government (External organisation)

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KTP - Coolside Ltd. Project will embed knowledge to enable product lifecycle optimisation and carbon footprint reduction through the design and manufacture of products from recycled polymer-materials.
Sillars, Fiona (Principal Investigator) Liggat, John (Co-investigator) MacBryde, Jillian (Co-investigator) Marrocco, Tiziana (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2023 - 30-Jan-2025
Development of an Intelligent Scheduling System to Optimise the Sustainability Measures in Multi-disciplinary Engineering Projects (SRPE contribution)
Wong, Andy TC (Principal Investigator) MacBryde, Jillian (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2026
KTP 13315 - Alba Facilities Services Limited. The project will embed expertise in business process management and embed cultural change throughout the organisation.
Smith, Marisa (Principal Investigator) Casulli, Lucrezia (Co-investigator) MacBryde, Jillian (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2024
Care & Equity - Logistics UAS Scotland Phase 3 (CAELUS 2) (Future Flight Challenge)
Fossati, Marco (Principal Investigator) Akartunali, Kerem (Co-investigator) Cashmore, Michael (Co-investigator) Irvine, James (Co-investigator) MacBryde, Jillian (Co-investigator) Maddock, Christie (Co-investigator) Patelli, Edoardo (Co-investigator) Tapinos, Efstathios (Co-investigator) Vasile, Massimiliano (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2024
KTP - Renewable Parts Ltd. Remanufacturing, metrology, assessment and evaluation of end-of-life-turbines for the renewables sector.
Marrocco, Tiziana (Principal Investigator) Butler, David (Co-investigator) MacBryde, Jillian (Co-investigator) Sillars, Fiona (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2024
Made Smarter Network+
MacBryde, Jillian (Principal Investigator) Lindsay, Colin (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 28-Jan-2025

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Professor Jillian MacBryde
Associate Principal
Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship

Tel: 548 5741