Director of the Centre for Automotive Management , School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University

Professor Jim Saker is the Director of the Centre for Automotive Management and a long-standing Professor of Retail Management with a close working relationship with the automotive sector.

He has been involved with the automotive industry for more than 20 years and was a co-founder of the MIRA Business Unit in 1992. He is often found in the Automotive Industry Power 100, a listing of the top most influential people in the sector, and he is a member of the UK Government’s Leadership and Management Panel.

Professor Saker's research interests lie in the area of channel power relationships and strategic developments in the motor industry.

Experience

  • –present
    Director of the Centre for Automotive Management , Loughborough University