Patrick Briône is Head of Policy and Research and leads research into issues affecting employment relations in the UK, from the good work agenda and the gig economy to new technology and the fourth industrial revolution. 

He previously worked as director of research at Survation, a market research and polling organisation, where he was responsible for the overseeing of major projects of quantitative and qualitative research for major businesses, charities and political campaigns. He has also worked at the think tank CentreForum, where he co-authored two research papers on employee empowerment and employee ownership.

In 2017 Patrick published "Mind over Machines", a major research publication for Acas looking at the links between technology and employment relations, followed by another research paper for Acas "New technologies: the winners and losers" and he has since spoken at a number of events around the UK on this subject.

He has also written on the future for a four day week, engagement and innovation in UK police forces, and a practical guide to the Information and Consultation of Employee Regulations published by CIPD.

Patrick is also a Fellow of the RSA and edits a monthly news bulletin for the HR profession.

Patrick holds a MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Magdalen College Oxford.

Contact Patrick: » [email protected]