Johnny is Director of the Centre for Skills Performance and Productivity (CSPP). He is an international expert in the areas of comparative analysis in national workforce development systems and the role of skills in high performance working organisations. He leads a variety of research projects at CSPP ranging from skills research, e.g. on skills utilisation, adult competencies, high performance working and organisational talent, with large national samples to small projects that evaluate the impact of workforce development policy.
His recent book (co-author with Prof David Ashton), “Skills in Business: the role of business strategy, sectoral skills development and skills policy” is published by Sage Publications in Nov 2014.