ASCI Vision

Pursuing Supply Chain Management as a Legislated Profession.

ASCI Mission

To become the trusted Professional Accreditation Body for Supply Chain Management in Australia.

ASCI History

Operating in Australia as a not-for-profit since 1964, ASCI has fostered the professional learning in globally recognised best practice supply chain management. ASCI has grown the end to end supply chain management community over the years, merging into its fold the Logistics Association of Australia (2015); the Alliance for Supply Chain Innovation (2015), the Lean Network Australia (2016), and the Australian Chamber of International Trade (2017). As majority shareholder for the SMART Conference and the SMART Awards, it rebranded the conference and awards under its rebrand to Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) as the Professional Accreditation Body to reach its mission to professionalise Supply Chain Management in Australia.

Board of Directors

Tom Janoshalmi - President 

Dr Tom Janoshalmi is responsible for SAP’s global Digital Core Movement program, reporting into the Board. In his current role, Tom focuses on developing and implementing strategies for high customer impact technology adoption to enable supply chain resilience.

Tom has a 20-year track record of leading successful business transformations with Global Fortune 500 companies. Since joining SAP, Tom has held several leadership positions, including Chief Growth Officer at Digital Business Services, Line of Business general management in Asia Pacific and in the Americas. Prior to joining SAP, Tomwas Supply Chain Manager at Freudenberg Automotive. Tom holds a Doctorate degree from Newcastle University in Operations Research and a Business Degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a guest professor at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.


Michael Harich - Treasurer

Michael is an experienced supply chain and logistics executive who specialises in end-to-end supply chain solutions, omni-channel distribution projects, reverse logistics covering different industries. With exposure to diverse industries including Consumer Electronics, FMCG, Automotive, Industrial and Healthcare, he has successfully implemented various automation projects to drive significant business improvement in Australia, Europe and Asia. Over the years, he has held a number of senior management roles including as Vice President for contract logistics ANZ.

Michael is a respected leader who is known for developing strong teams to grow the business, for being passionate about improving customer experience through innovation and technology.



Inderjeet Verdi, RegPracProc - Secretary

Inderjeet is a strategic thinker who is able to lead and manage multidisciplinary teams with complex commercial and regulatory environment. Inderjeet leads by example in undertaking analytical tasks, engaging with stakeholders and producing deliverables. Inderjeet delivers productive and effective client services. He has the ability to communicate with people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, engendering a broad and inclusive leadership approach to achieve business objectives.

Inderjeet possesses a superior understanding of contemporary asset management, program/project management methodologies, and has a proven record of delivery. He has excellent analytical problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to analyse complex and imperfect information and formulate creative and practical solutions.

Inderjeet deploys his specialist capability in corporate governance, risk and compliance management to enhance corporate reputation and performance. Leading cross function teams, he has worked on many high profile business transformation projects and programs for demanding clients across a wide range of industrial and public sector environments within the Asia Pacific Region.

He has been an active committee member of the ASCI NSW Committee over the years.




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