BiographyDr. Andrea Pampanelli has more than 15 years of Environmental and 5 years of Lean experience working for GKN Driveline.
During her career in GKN, Andrea developed more than 100 EHS & Lean research projects applied to GKN in partnership with Brazilian local universities and won more than 20 excellence awards from GKN Driveline, GKN Group and OEM customers.
She has a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering, an MBA in Environmental Management and a Master’s degree in Production Engineering from UFRGS in Brazil and a Specialization degree in Safety Engineering by Unisinos in Brazil.
Andrea started her Lean & Green PhD project in 2010. Developed in partnership between UFRGS in Brazil and LERC, Lean Enterprise Research Center from Cardiff University in UK, Andrea was supervised by Dr. Andrea Bernardes at UFRGS and part supervised by Dr. Pauline Found at LERC.
The Lean & Green model developed during her PhD was applied and pilot tested in GKN operations in Brazil, USA and UK. Andrea finished her PhD with high honor in August, 2013, having published more than 10 academic papers during the period.
Today Andrea works as Regional Environmental Manager at GKN Driveline Americas.
Her research and PhD was the fundamental basis for the development of this book.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Lean & Green
Environmental Management Systems
Environmental Engineering & Science
Interfaces between operations and other functions
Studying and reading
Exercises, yoga, natural food and good health
Fashion and style
Published: Jun 20, 2013 by Journal of Cleaner Production
Authors: Andrea Brasco Pampanelli, Pauline Found, Andrea Moura Bernardes
Subjects: Business & Management, Engineering - Environmental, Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing, Environmental Science
The main objective of this paper is to propose a new model, which we call the Lean & Green Model. In this model, we integrate environmental sustainability into pure lean thinking. The model was designed for, and is limited to, the cell level, which is the first stream level of a manufacturing business that supports the principles of lean thinking.