Maher Itani is an Assistant Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management at Ajman University. Earlier this year, Maher was a visiting professor at American University of Afghanistan. Previously and for sixteen years, he was the Senior Logistics Officer at United Nations for Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA). Concurrently, he worked as an adjunct faculty in Supply Chain and Business Decision Systems lecturing at Lebanese American University and American University of Beirut. Maher received a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Systems from North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, United States and a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS), Stamford, United Kingdom. He has over fifteen years’ experience in areas of supply chain management such as implementation of procurement procedures and tendering process to purchase goods, works and services, and ensures that open and free competition for procurement is adhered too. This requires him to administer the contracting processes for acquisition pharmaceutical supplies, construction works, and educational services to refugees. He is also an expert in designing and implementing logistical plans to provide various relief supplies to refugees in accordance with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) guidelines, the humanitarian charter, and minimum standards in humanitarian response (SPHERE).