Prof. Paul L. LATREILLE
Deputy Vice-President (Education)
University of Sheffield, UK
“The importance of industry engaged learning”
Paul joined the University of Sheffield in 2013 as Chair in Management, and was appointed Deputy Vice-President (Education) in October 2016. An economist by background, he worked at Swansea University for more than 20 years, latterly as Professor of Economics and inaugural director of its learning and teaching academy.
His research interfaces applied labour economics and employment relations, focusing on the resolution and management of workplace conflict, including mediation/ADR. He has published extensively for both academic and policymaker/practitioner audiences, and led and/or worked on funded projects for various bodies including the European Commission, Ministry of Justice, Acas, TUC, Low Pay Commission, and the former DTI/BERR/BIS.
Among other affiliations, he is a Research Fellow of the IZA (Bonn), an Associate of the Economics Network, and also serves on the UK Civil Mediation Council’s Workplace and Employment Steering Group. Winner of multiple teaching awards, he contributes to modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and is active in the scholarship of learning and teaching.