Stephane is a senior lecturer in business and management at Middlesex University. He has a PhD in Business from Macquarie University, Sydney and an MA in Knowledge Management from the University of Technology, Sydney. Stephane’s main research focus has been on the management of inter-firm relationships. More specifically he studies the management of cooperative buyer-supplier partnerships and the formulation and implementation of supplier strategies. He has been published in a number of journals on the topic of supplier strategies and he regularly presents his work at academic conferences around the world.