Global Future Council on the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Value Chains

Council mission and objectives

Due to its global reach and impact, the world-wide manufacturing industry is uniquely positioned to address the big challenges of our time. As companies in the production ecosystem are forced to transform to adapt to the profound disruptions impacting supply chains, how can manufacturing pivot to become the centre of innovation and unlock pathways towards a more resilient, sustainable, and inclusive society?

Prof. Jagjit Singh Srai, Director, Research; Head, Centre for International Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

Priya Balasubramaniam, Vice-President Operations, Apple

Council Manager
Benjamin Schönfuß, Initiatives Specialist, Advanced Manufacturing and Supply Chains, World Economic Forum

Kyle Winters, Initiatives and Community Specialist, Advanced Manufacturing and Supply Chains, World Economic Forum

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The Global Future Councils serve as a brain trust for leaders from government, business and civil society, and support the Forum’s mission by bringing together experts bound by a shared mission to discuss the most critical issues, generate insights and analysis, and collaborate in shaping agendas.

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