Catherine Casey is professor of organisation and society in the School of Business at the University of Leicester. She received her PhD from the University of Rochester, New York. Professor Casey's research in economic sociology includes organisations and institutions, industrial and employment relations, management and governance, and problems of multinational corporations. Her current research addresses multilevel governance, participation and regulation, and complex collaborations.
Theresa May has reiterated her policy intention of placing employee representatives on company boards. Catherine Casey argues that workers bring expertise from the “floor” and will cultivate collaboration.