Dr Emily Jervis

Lecturer in Operations Management

Emily Jervis
Email address: E.Jervis@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 323946 Location: Arthur Storer (MN) Building Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences School/Institute: University of Wolverhampton Business School Areas of expertise: Sustainable business operations, supply chain based sustainability solutions, low carbon innovation


Emily Jervis is a lecturer in Operations Management at the University of Wolverhampton Business School. Prior to working at the university Emily worked for a local authority and a sustainable construction company before completing her PhD in Management Science at the University of Liverpool. Her PhD and subsequent research is centred on sustainability in the construction industry. More broadly, Emily’s key research areas include sustainable business operations, novel approaches to low carbon decision making, low carbon innovation and supply chain based sustainability solutions.

Research interests

  • Sustainable operations management
  • Low carbon innovation
  • Carbon emissions analysis
  • Sustainable construction operations
  • Supply chain based sustainability analysis


  • PhD, Management Science, University of Liverpool
  • MSc, Environmental Sustainability and Green Technology, Keele University
  • BA, Politics, University of East Anglia


Publications & conference papers

Jervis, E., Meehan, J., Moxham, C., (2016) ‘Implementing collaborative supply chain managements to address the triple bottom line: Lowering CO2 emissions in the construction industry’. In Bals, L., and Tate, W., (eds) Implementing Triple Bottom Line sustainability into Global Supply Chains.

Jervis, E., Moxham, C., Meehan, J (2016) ‘Construction operations: The impact of institutional pressures on the development and diffusion of innovative low carbon strategies’ The 23rd EurOMA Conference: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) from the 17th to the 22nd of June 2016

Jervis, E., Moxham, C., Meehan, J (2016) ‘The power of the institution: Overcoming barriers to the diffusion of low carbon innovation in the construction industry’ EurOMA sustainability forum 2016 11- 12 April - Lancaster University.

Jervis, E. (2015) ‘Facilitating the measurement of CO2 throughout the construction supply chain: Holistic approaches to LCA.’ PhD development conference (BAM) University of Cardiff. 21st April 2015

Jervis, E., Meehan, J Moxham, C., (2014) ‘The benefits of stakeholder collaboration in lowering CO2 emissions throughout the construction supply chain: A preliminary study.’ International Conference on Green Supply Chains - Université d’Artois, Arras, France. 25th - 27th June 2014.

Jervis, E., Meehan, J Moxham, C.,(2014) ‘Lifecycle thinking’ – facilitating the measurement of CO2 throughout the construction supply chain- A preliminary study Student Conference on Sustainable Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management: – University of Sheffield Management School - 5th June 2014.

Jervis, E., Meehan, J Moxham, C. (2014) ‘CO2 lifecycle analysis - facilitating the data collection process throughout the construction supply chain with ‘lifecycle thinking’ 1st international EurOMA Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Forum: University of Groningen 24th – 25th March 2014.

Further information

Teaching interests

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability