Professor in People & Organisation, Swansea University

Professor Geraint Harvey is Chair of People and Organisations, based in the Business Department at Swansea University’s School of Management. Harvey has a professional background in manufacturing management and the recruitment industry. Prior to joining Swansea University, he has taught at Cardiff University, the University of Bristol and the University of Birmingham.

The International Labour Organisation, ESRC, European Commission/European Transport Workers’ Federation and the International Transport Workers’ Federation have funded Harvey’s research that has featured in international events at the International Labour Organisation, European Parliament, European Commission Civil Aviation Social Dialogue Committee and the Dutch Ministry for Environment and Infrastructure. He has been awarded several prizes for research quality and was recently shortlisted for the 2018 Sage Prize for Innovation/Excellence for a paper published in the journal Work, Employment and Society. He has made numerous media appearances, for example, on BBC News 24, BBC Wales News and BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed, and his research has been covered in the popular media in continental Europe and the US. Harvey is also an enthusiastic teacher, whose commitment to education has been recognised by numerous nominations for learning and teaching awards, and a Distinguished Teaching Award at Swansea University in 2012.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations and HRM, University of Birmingham


  • 2005 
    Cardiff University, PhD