IES staff

People graphicOur work is driven by the skills and expertise of our staff. IES is multidisciplinary, and our staff draw on a wide range of backgrounds, both academic and more practical in nature.

We operate high standards of recruitment and are an Investor in People, committed to providing skill and career development to all our staff.

We also work with a large number of associates, an extensive group of Honorary Fellows, and partner organisations in the UK and across Europe, drawing on their complementary skills, and local or specialist knowledge.


Institute Director

Nigel Meager BA, MPhil, FAcSS, FRSA

Director, Finance and Resources

Jane Smith BSc, MBA, MCIMA

Director, Employer Research and Consultancy

Stephen Bevan BSc, PGCE

Director, Employment Policy Research

Jim Hillage BA, MSc, FRSA, MBE

 Research and consulting staff

Zofia Bajorek BA, MSc, PhD

Duncan Brown MA, MBA, Chartered FCIPD, PhD

Jonathan Buzzeo BA, MA

Morwenna Byford MA (Hons), MSc

Amanda Callen BA, MSc, CPsychol FRSA

Stella Capuano MA, MSc, PhD

Alison Carter BA, MBA, DBA, Chartered FCIPD

James Cockett BSc

Anneka Dawson BA, MRes, DPhil

Megan Edwards BSc, MSc

Ruth Francis BA

Robert Gay

Rosie Gloster BA, MSc

Helen Gray BSc, MA, PhD

Kari Hadjivassiliou BA, MSc

Liz Hey BSc

Clare Huxley BA, MSc, PhD

Dan Lucy BSc, MSc

Alex Martin BA, MA

Becci Newton MA, PGCert

Rakhee Patel BA, MSt, MSc

Emma Pollard BA, MA

Catherine Rickard BSc

Kate Spiegelhalter BA, MSc, PhD

Helena Takala BA, MA

Joy Williams BSocSc

Matthew Williams BA

Sally Wilson BSc, PhD, FRSA

Charlotte Zealley BA

 Support staff

Finance & Compliance Manager

Suzanne Anderson BA

HR Manager

Catriona Homer BA, PGDip

Head of Communications

Polly Bishop

Communications Officer

Mark Jack BA

Project support officers and support staff

Kate Arnill Graham

Joanne Doherty

Linda Lawrence

Gwen Leeming

Karen Patient BA, PGDip