|World Union of Wholesale Markets||Vice chairman||Greece|
How to increase resilience of the supply chain to disruptions by epidemics?
Ioannis Triantafyllis, is the Vice chairman of the World Union of Wholesale markets ( WUWM) an organization that reunites 217 wholesale fresh food and fresh products wholesale and retail markets distributed in 40 countries/5 continents. In average 60% of the fresh products consumed worldwide goes through our wholesale markets making our organization a key actor to ensure food security. Ioannis is also the Managing Director of the Central Markets and Fishing Organization in Greece. An organization with two wholesale markets and eleven wholesale fish markets. He has published academic works on financial programming in food distribution within central markets and financial planning. Mr. Triantafyllis is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Planning and Regional Development of the University of Thessaly, Greece, with a research on how food markets are incorporated in the urban tissue Mr. Triantafyllis has been counsellor to various committees under the Greek Ministry of Commerce, in subjects dealing with wholesale trade. He has also contributed as an advisor in food supply chain matters in the interests of various governments in the Middle East and Africa.