Department of Marketing and Retail Management

We produce world-class research in the fields of marketing, retail, service and consumer behaviour and apply this to our teaching. We continuously develop new insight in collaboration with academics across the University and businesses across the world.


We collaborate with businesses to conduct highly relevant research, identify unanswered questions and collect data.

Our staff members

Professor Chanaka Jayawardhena

Professor of Marketing and Head of Department

Professor Chanaka Jayawardhena is the Professor of Marketing at Surrey Business School (SBS) and Head of the Department of Marketing and Retailing. He also holds visiting professor positions at University of Jyväskylä, Finland and University of Hull. Prior to joining SBS (in February 2020), he was the Professor of Marketing at University of Hull. Previously, Chanaka held facul...

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