Aurélien has been Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at NEOMA Business School since 2008. He is an Engineer of the Ecole Centrale de Lille, holder of a M.Sc. from Cranfield University and earned his PhD in Management Sciences in 2007 at the Université Aix-Marseille. His research focuses on logistics, and in particular on supply chain orchestration, consumer logistics and the history of logistics. He has published his research over the years in journals such as Revue Française de Gestion, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Journal of Business Logistics, Human Relations. He coordinated the book "La logistisation du monde" published in 2019 by Presses Universitaires de Provence and co-wrote the textbook "Logistique" published in 2020 by Vuibert. Aurélien is the author of the Immersive Virtual Reality application dedicated to logistics "Leclerc Drive" which received several prizes. He regularly speaks about logistics in the media. He is the secretary general of AIRL-SCM (Association Internationale de Recherche en Logistique et Supply Chain Management), and a member of the CRET-LOG (Centre de Recherche sur le Transport et la Logistique). He is the editor-in-chief of Revue française de gestion since september 2021.