Susan Diao

Staff profile

Susan Diao

Senior Lecturer

Contact details


Teaching areas

Supply Chain Management


Master of Professional Business Studies in Management

Bachelor of Commerce Administration


Susan is a self-starter with excellent logistics and supply chain management knowledge. She has extensive procurement, inventory management experience in New Zealand as well as being bilingual, and is an experienced communicator with varied cultures and levels.

Industry activities

Providing customised industry training on request


NZPICS (Association for Operations & Supply Chain Professionals)

Research interests

Change Management, Sustainable Manufacturing

Scholarly activities

The transition towards sustainable manufacturing in the textile and apparel industry by applying Perpetual Transition Management Model

Awards and grants

Community Volunteer Award of 2013 by Henderson Massey Local Board

Why I love MIT

I love MIT because this is a positive learning environment for our students to learn and grow!

Students are able to find their career direction from here, especially, in the stream of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Our practical programs will ensure all graduates are work-ready right after school and are able to join the workforce in no time.