Professor Alan Felstead is the independent expert adviser on the Fair Work Commission
Professor Felstead is Research Professor at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. His research focuses on skills, training and various aspects of job quality. He has generated research income of £7.3 million and has produced over 200 publications. Based on research evidence he has given independent expert advice to government departments such as the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and agencies such as the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, the Government Office for Science, and the Office for National Statistics.