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.

Leadership team

Institute Director

Tony Wilson MA (Hons), FRSA, MIEP

Director, Finance and Resources

Jane Smith BSc, MBA, MCIMA

Deputy Director, Employment Policy Research

Becci Newton MA, PGCert

Director, HR Consultancy and Research

Ed Griffin, MSc, BA

 Research and consulting staff

Zofia Bajorek BA, MSc, PhD

Stephen Bevan BSc, PGCE

Duncan Brown MA, MBA, Chartered FCIPD, PhD

Jonathan Buzzeo BA, MA

Morwenna Byford MA (Hons), MSc

Alison Carter BA, MBA, DBA, Chartered FCIPD

James Cockett BSc

Anneka Dawson BA, MRes, DPhil

Megan Edwards BSc, MSc

Robert Gay BA, MA

Rosie Gloster BA, MSc

Helen Gray BSc, MA, PhD, FRSA

Catherine Hogan BComm, MBS, Chartered FCIPD, MSc

Clare Huxley BA, MSc, PhD

Alex Martin BA, MA

Dan Lucy BSc, MSc

Dafni Papoutsaki, BSc, MSc, PhD

Rakhee Patel BA, MSt, MSc

Emma Pollard BA, MA

Helena Takala BA, MA

Joy Williams BSocSc

Ceri Williams BA, MA

Matthew Williams BA

Sally Wilson BSc, PhD, FRSA

 Support staff

Finance & Compliance Manager

Suzanne Anderson BA

HR Manager

Catriona Homer BA, PGDip

Senior Communications Officer

Steve O'Rourke BA, NCTJ

Project support officers and support staff

Kate Arnill Graham BA

Joanne Doherty BA

Matilda Sjöberg BSc

Linda Lawrence

Gwen Leeming

Karen Patient BA, PGDip