Director of the Work and Equalities Institute at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester
Professor Jill Rubery has worked at the University of Manchester since 1989. Her research interests are in comparative employment systems with a particular focus on gender. She founded the European Work and Employment Centre in 1994, now subsumed in the new Work and Equalities Institute which she directs. She is an international expert on issues relating to gender and employment: for fourteen years she co-ordinated the European Commission’s expert group on gender, social inclusion and employment (providing research and policy advice to the Equal Opportunities Unit of the European Commission). She is a fellow of the British Academy.