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About Martin Hingley

Martin Hingley was born and schooled in Lincoln. He is Professor of Strategic Marketing at University of Lincoln (Lincoln International Business School). Before that he was Reader in Marketing at Harper Adams University in Shropshire. His research interests are in marketing, retailing and supply chain management. His specialism is in business network relationships, having published and presented extensively on the management of power-dependency in retail supply. He has published widely, including four joint edited books in the Food and Agricultural Marketing series recently published by Gower-Routledge. Martin has wide-ranging business experience in the international food industry and spent some time in provision of market and business analysis and industry based training with the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD), UK. He previously held a three year fellowship with Tesco Plc.

Department Responsibilities

Director of Research, Lincoln International Business School and Head of Postgraduate Research (PhD programmes).

Subject Specialism

Marketing, Retailing, Food Marketing, Supply Chain Relationships


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Marketing — Open University, UK, 2005
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Marketing — Cranfield University, UK, 2000
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) with Honours, In Agricultural and Food Marketing, — University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 1983

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Research Interests

  • Marketing

  • Retailing

  • Supply Chain

Research Groups Memberships

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations