Photograph of Professor Edmund Heery

Professor Edmund Heery is a member of the Fair Work Commission

Professor Heery, originally from Liverpool was educated at the universities of Cambridge and Essex and the London School of Economics. Since 1996 he has been Professor of Employment Relations at Cardiff Business School. Professor Heery is an expert on work and employment in the UK and has published research on trade unions, employers’ organisations and the role of civil society in promoting fairness of work. His most recent research has examined the UK’s voluntary Living Wage, including its adoption within Wales.