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Professor Saul Estrin

Professor of Management and Deputy Head of Department (Strategy and Resources)

Managerial Economics and Strategy Faculty Group


Saul Estrin is Professor of Management, Deputy Head of Department of Strategy and Resources and TRIUM Vice-Dean. He was formerly Adecco Professor of Business and Society at London Business School where he was the Research Director of the Centre for New and Emerging Markets and Director of the CIS Middle Europe Centre. Saul was also Deputy Dean (Faculty and Research) at London Business School for six years and a School governor for eight years.

Saul has considerable practitioner experience. He is currently a Non-executive Director of Barings Emerging Markets and was previously a member of the Academic Panel of the postal regulator, Postcomm. He has been a consultant to the World Bank, European Union and OECD, DfID and NERA. He has taught executive programmes for a large number of major companies including BA, BT, Lloyds TSB, Marks and Spencer, Vauxhall, Powergen, Deutsche Bank, ING Barings, Swedbank and ABN-AMRO Bank.

Saul has been a visiting Professor at Stanford University, Michigan Business School, Cornell University and the European University Institute. He is a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, the IZA and the William Davidson Institute. He has published numerous papers in scholarly journals and edited, for several years, Economic Policy and Business Strategy Review.

Research interests

  • Business opportunities in emerging markets
  • Privatisation
  • Transition economics and economic development
  • Private sector development
  • Foreign direct investment into transition economies
  • Investment strategies in emerging markets
  • Privatisation in central and eastern Europe
  • Labour and industrial economics
  • Competition and foreign direct investment

Recent publications

Complete list of publications