Cathy Parker

Board Member

Cathy is Professor of Retail and Marketing Enterprise at Manchester Metropolitan University and Co-Chair of the Institute of Place Management, the professional institute for all those involved in making better places. Cathy is regarded as an international expert and leader in place management and is the research lead for the Government's High Streets Task Force. She is frequently asked to commentate on place and retail related topics and has recently appeared on BBC Breakfast, BBC Sunday Politics (NW), BBC Radio 5 live and ITV Tonight.