Ben Mitchell has joined the team as a Research Fellow. He delivers research and consultancy for the Institute on a range of subjects using advanced information retrieval techniques and other research methods. He has many years of experience in delivering contract research for both commercial and public sector organisations on topics as diverse as employment, public relations, business and packaging.
Ben’s background is as an information specialist, operating within a contract research environment. He has contributed to the university’s research activities which have been funded by charities, local and central government, the European Union and major companies within the retail industry. His new role at the Retail Institute means that he can dedicate his time and skills to retail related research and consultancy while also helping to enhance the Institute’s academic profile.