Dr Jacob Salder
Dr Jacob Salder is a Lecturer in Enterprise in the Masood Enterprise Centre at the Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, where he teaches units in entrepreneurship and in venture creation.
He specialises in SME development and growth, entrepreneurship, regional development policy, and has research interests in business development in non-metropolitan areas, the governance of economic development and regeneration, and the creative industries.
Prior to this, he was a research fellow in the Centre for Enterprise, Innovation and Growth in the Birmingham City Business School.
Jacob completed his PhD in economic geography from the University of Birmingham.
Jacob has a specialist background in economic development and small and medium-sized enterprise support having worked in local government, non-government organisations and Regional Development Agencies for a number of years.