Paul Baines is Professor of Political Marketing at Cranfield School of Management and Programme Director, MSc in Management. Paul was Managing Editor, Europe, of the Journal of Political Marketing between 2010-2013. He is author/co-author of more than a hundred published articles and book chapters on marketing and political marketing issues. Over the last seventeen years, Paul's research has particularly focused on political marketing, public opinion and propaganda. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Institute of Directors, and a member of the Market Research Society (MRS), ESOMAR and the Academy of Marketing. He was previously a Chief Examiner on the MRS Diploma in Market and Social Research Practice. Paul is a past member of the MRS Awards Panel and the ESOMAR Best Paper panel.
He holds bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees from Manchester School of Management at UMIST (now The University of Manchester) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from Middlesex University. Paul has co-authored and edited 13 books on marketing and political marketing topics including the 3-volume edited set on 'Political Marketing' (for Sage Publications, 2012) and the 4-volume co-edited set on 'Propaganda' with Nicholas O'Shaughnessy (for Sage Publications, 2013) as well as the best-selling 'Marketing' with Chris Fill (for Oxford University Press, 2014). Paul's research consultancy experience includes:
Paul operates his own strategic marketing and market research consultancy, Baines Associates Limited.