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Roger Jeary

Roger Jeary

Roger Jeary retired from Unite in January 2012 after 33 year’s service as a negotiating officer and Director of Research. Roger worked in Northern Ireland, Manchester and London as an official of the union starting with ASTMS and then MSF and AMICUS before the final merger to Unite. In 2004 he was appointed Director of Research of Amicus and subsequently took on that role for Unite in 2007. Roger is a member of the Institute’s Publications Sub Committee.

Currently Roger is a Trustee Director of FairPensions, an independent member of the ACAS Panel of Arbitrators, sits on the Advisory Panel of the IPA and is a member of the Manufacturing Policy Panel of the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET).

Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones
Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones

Carolyn is the Director of the Institute of Employment Rights

Christine Lewis

Christine Lewis

Christine Lewis is a national officer in Unison’s Education and Children’s Services section and leads on further education and school meals. She was previously a policy officer and a librarian in the NHS; and is now studying for a PhD in social policy at Brighton University.

John Medhurst

John Medhurst
John Medhurst

John Medhurst

John Medhurst is a Policy Officer with the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS). Prior to this he was a civil servant for 22 years and a CPSA/PCS lay activist in Jobcentre Plus, HSE and DCMS. He was HSE London HQ Branch Secretary, DCMS National Branch Chair, and a member of the PCS National Executive Committee. He is PCS representative on the EPSU Public Services Network and has been published in the Journal of Contemporary European Research (JCER).

John Mills

John Mills

John Mills is an economist, Labour Party Councillor for Camden, Vice-Chairman of the Economic Research Council, Chairman of the People's Pledge Campaign for a referendum on Britain's EU membership and Founder Chairman of the JML Group.

Janet Newsham

Janet Newsham
Janet Newsham

Janet Newsham

Janet currently works for UCU on the Women Moving Further Reaching Higher project. She has been a trade union activist for over 30 years in TASS/MSF/UNITE and UCU, and in the broader trade union movement. She started work at BAe and was outsourced to CSC. After a career break she moved into TUC Education delivering reps' training for over 10 years and has also sat on Employment Tribunals as a lay member since 1995.

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