Associate Professor in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, University of Leeds

Ten years as director of an organisation responsible for training and small business start-ups.
Headed up an inner city charity responsible for economic regeneration through arts and culture and the establishment of an arts festival and Credit Union.
Established a regional "Think Tank" for the development of regional industrial relations policy.
Eight years director of a Corporate Trustee for a large private sector pension fund. As part of the Finance and Investment Group, responsible for £1B of investments.
Managed a Quality Control Department in the Food Manufacturing Industry.
Quality Auditor in the food industry.
Employee relations negotiator for twenty years.
Executive member and national secretary of the British Universities Industrial Relations Association.
Chair of the Leeds University Business Ethics Theme Team.
Divisional Director of Student Education, Leeds University Business School.
Researcher in Residence at Bradford Community College.
Widening Participation and outreach work at various schools and colleges.
Mentor at Oastlers Special Needs School Bradford.
Director and Chair, ‘Pennyfarthing Theatre Media Company Ltd'.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, University of Leeds