Professor John Pickering
John Pickering is an economic and business consultant. Former appointments have included: Dean, Vice-Principal and Professor of Industrial Economics at UMIST; Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Portsmouth and Professor of Business Strategy at the University of Bath School of Management; Visiting Professor at the Universities of Durham and Southampton. He served for nine years as a member of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission. He has also held various external positions of responsibility including as church commissioner and director of several companies.