Professor Gary Davies

Professor Gary Davies

BRI Academic Staff
Gary Joined the BRI from Manchester Business School in 2017. His links with Chester date from 2015 when he was appointed as a visiting professor. His academic career has involved sponsorships from Tesco, Asda and the Post Office. Before his academic career he worked with the Mars Group and British Aluminium. He also acts as a consultant in business strategy and reputation management. Professor Gary Davies Professor of Business Strategy BSc, PhD (London), PhD (Manchester), DIC, ARSM.Research:Gary’s current research interests include: the image benefits of being a family business; personal branding; how consumer trust and distrust of brands develops; how brand image should be measured; investor decision-making; the globalisation of retailing and; the role of public relations in the marketing of luxury brands. Publications Books: G Davies with R Chun,…
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Dr Wing Lam

Dr Wing Lam

BRI Academic Staff
Prior to joining the Business Research Institute, Dr Wing Lam was a Lecturer in Management at Durham University.  Attracted by the role and opportunities that this post can offer, Dr Lam joined the BRI in October 2015 as the Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Chinese Business Development. Dr Wing Lam Deputy Director, Business Research Institute Director, China CentreASSOCIATE PROFESSOR BA, MBA, MEd, FHEA, PhDBefore pursuing an academic career, Dr Lam spent nearly ten years in commerce (international trading, consultancy and internal auditing) in her native Hong Kong. Her international industrial and academic background helps to shape her research areas and thus her academic career.  Intending to bridge the gap between the academic community and the business world, Dr Lam has been actively involved in research and outreach activities which emphasises…
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Professor Phil Harris

Professor Phil Harris

BRI Academic Staff, symposium
Professor Phil Harris is the Executive Director of the Business Research Institute (BRI) and Westminster Chair of Marketing at the University of Chester.  Professor Phil Harris Executive Director - Business Research Institute Westminster Chair of Marketing - University of Chester BA(Hons), CertEd, PhD, FAM, FAMS, FCIM, FIPR, FRSA.Phil was previously Co-Director of the Centre for Corporate and Public Affairs at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School. Is a past chairman of the UK based Academy of Marketing, member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Academic Senate and is a member of the International Board of Trustees and Global Marketing Board of the American Marketing Association. Phil was previously Professor of Marketing at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand and was a past chair of the Department. Phil has taught across the marketing and…
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