Professor Jim Saker

Professor of Retail Management

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Automotive Industry, Automotive Retail, Automotive Management, Retail, Car Retail


Jim has been involved with the automotive industry for 20 years. He is an industry expert with specialist knowledge of retail, strategy and management within the sector. In the past he has commented on big issues/scandals affecting the industry, including the impact of the recession and the VW emissions crisis. Jim is Director of the University’s Centre for Automotive Management and is the Ford Industrial Chair of Retail Management.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Professor Jim Saker. Bookings can also be made online at