John Knell is a trustee of Demos.
John is one of the UK’s leading thinkers on the changing face of work and organisations, and has consulted to a wide range of corporate and public sector clients. He is currently working on The Future of Work with Will Davies.
John’s recent client work has focused on strategic reviews, thought leadership and high-level public policy work particularly in the cultural sphere. He was previously Director of Research and Advocacy at The Work Foundation, where he played a key role in transforming the organisation into an authority on work issues.
He has authored numerous reports on work, organisational change and public policy including ‘The Art of Dying’ and ‘Whose Art Is It Anyway?’ His latest book, ‘The 80 Minute MBA’ (with Richard Reeves), is published by Headline.
This pamphlet describes the underlying work problem in the British labour market.