IES Honorary Fellows

IES Honorary Fellowships are awarded to individuals who are judged by IES to have made a major contribution to employment policy or HR management.

The Fellows include business, trade union and HR leaders as well as thinkers, academics, policymakers and commentators. Some have contributed through research, analysis and influential commentary; others through being leading experts or workplace practitioners in their field.

  • Professor Katie Bailey, University of Sussex
  • Dr John Ballard, The At Work Partnership Limited
  • Sir Brendan Barber, ACAS
  • Professor Dame Carol Black DBE, University of Cambridge
  • Lord Ian Blair QPM, House of Lords
  • Peter Blausten, Morgan Advanced Materials
  • Kevin Bolger, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Rob Briner, Queen Mary University of London
  • Ian Brinkley, Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development (CIPD)
  • Professor Jim Buchan, Queen Margaret University College
  • Professor David Buchanan, Cranfield University School of Management
  • Professor Tony Butterworth CBE, University of Lincoln
  • Professor Claire Callender OBE, University of London
  • Dr Jo Casebourne, Early Intervention Foundation
  • Peter Cheese, Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development (CIPD)
  • Claire Churchard, William Reed Business Media Ltd
  • Nita Clarke OBE,  Involvement and Participation Association (IPA)
  • Mike Cooke, London Borough of Camden
  • Professor Marc Cowling, University of Brighton
  • Peter Crush
  • Chris Curry, Pensions Policy Institute
  • Professor Andy Dickerson, University of Sheffield
  • Gill Dix, ACAS
  • Nicholas Edwards, Eversheds Sutherland LLP
  • Dr Werner Eichhorst, IZA - Institute for the Study of Labor
  • Sir Stuart Etherington, National Council for Voluntary Organisations
  • Fiona Evans, Zoological Society of London (ZSL)
  • Mike Everett, Study Group UK Ltd
  • Helen Fairfoul, Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA)
  • Professor Alison Fuller, University College London
  • Professor Mark Gabbay, Department of Health Services Research
  • Lesley Giles, The Work Foundation
  • John Greatrex, Unipart Group
  • Stephen Haddrill, Financial Reporting Council
  • Professor Malcolm Higgs, University of Southampton
  • Jim Hillage MBE
  • Dr Wendy Hirsh, Institute for Employment Studies
  • Dr Linda Holbeche, The Holbeche Partnership
  • Paul Johnson, Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • Professor Gareth Jones, Creative Management Associates
  • Professor Ewart Keep, University of Oxford
  • Lena Levy, British Medical Association
  • David MacLeod OBE, Engage for Success
  • Dame Mary Marsh DBE
  • Stephen McNair, Scientific Advisory Board of the European Joint Programming Initiative on Demography
  • Sarah Messenger, Local Government Association (LGA)
  • Dr Stephen Moir, City of Edinburgh Council
  • Professor Stephen Morris, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Frances O'Grady, TUC
  • Professor Jacqueline O'Reilly, Centre for Research on Management and Employment at University of Brighton Business School
  • Professor Emma Parry, Cranfield University School of Management
  • Nic Paton, Cormorant Media
  • Toby Peyton-Jones, Siemens plc
  • John Philpott, Freelance Economist
  • Norman Pickavance, Grant Thornton UK LLP
  • Professor Chris Pole, University of Brighton
  • Professor John Purcell, Warwick Business School Industrial Relations Research Unit
  • Gillian Quinton, Buckinghamshire County Council
  • Peter Reilly, Institute for Employment Studies
  • Dean Royles, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Katerina Rüdiger, Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development (CIPD)
  • Professor Roy Sainsbury, University of York
  • Valerie Scoular, Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd
  • Peter Smith, Korn Ferry Hay Group
  • Samantha Smith, Brighton Metropolitan College (MET)
  • Professor Paul Sparrow, Lancaster University Management School
  • Madeleine Sumption, University of Oxford
  • Sarah Veale CBE, Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
  • Imelda Walsh, First Group Plc
  • Kevin White
  • Tony Williams, Will Exell
  • Tom Wilson, Ufi Charitable Trust
  • Dr Wilson Wong, Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development (CIPD)
  • David Yeandle OBE