Susana Duarte holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering. Presently she is Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. She is a Research Member of the Research and Development Unit for Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (UNIDEMI). She has published scientific papers in several international refereed journals and she was granted with Excellence Award from Emerald Group Publishing. She keeps especial interest in the area of Industrial management, lean thinking and green management, supply chain management and performance measurement systems. She holds a Degree and also a MSc in Industrial Engineering from the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.