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The IBE is seeking a new Research Assistant, on a 6 month contract

This job offers the opportunity to engage with the topic of business ethics and learn from ethics practitioners. You will gain exposure to a variety of activities on ethical topics and meet senior practitioners. The role is ideal for those seeking to build a career in business ethics.

Business ethics is now more topical than ever, and this is reflected in the growing work-streams at the IBE.

The role of the Research Assistant is to support the Research Hub by providing assistance for the delivery of a variety of projects, including advisory work and publications on a range of business ethics topics. The role will also be required to manage information and provide research related support to all members of the IBE team. For further information please download the full job description below.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 30th May 2016


IBE seeks a Publishing Editor

The Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) is seeking to recruit a Publishing Editor, bringing to the IBE their knowledge and skills in publishing with an interest in business and applied business ethics. Business ethics is now more topical than ever.

The success of the IBE in delivering relevant thought leadership and research depends upon our strong links with our subscriber organisations. A key element in supporting them in the challenges they face, is to help them directly, through the provision of advice based on IBE's experience and expertise. In addition IBE provides a network for sharing good practice.

The Publishing Editor will lead, plan and manage the IBE’s publications programme, developed together with the team.

For further information please download the Job Description .

Closing date: 20 May 2016

If you are looking for a speaker on ethical issues or business ethics, or an article by a member of our team, please contact us.

Philippa Foster Back CBE


As Director of the Institute Philippa is responsible for implementing strategy, leading the team and ensuring that the Institute meets its charitable aims, of raising awareness and spreading best practice in the field of business ethics.

Simon Webley

Research Director
Simon has been Research Director since 1998.

Peter Montagnon

Associate Director
Peter Montagnon joined the IBE Associate Director in September 2013. Prior to that he was Senior Investment Adviser at the Financial Reporting Council, which he joined  after almost ten years as Director of Investment Affairs of the Association of British Insurers.

Katherine Bradshaw

Head of Communications
Katherine has more than a decade’s experience with IBE projects, including writing and editing the IBE Good Practice Guides on Speak Up Procedures and Surveying Staff on Ethical Matters.

Robert Tate

Head of Engagement

Robert Tate joined the IBE as Head of Engagement in February 2015.Prior to joining the IBE Robert was the Principal Consultant, Engagement at Business in the Community (BITC) 

Alexandra Johnson

Events & Marketing Co-ordinator
Alex joined the team in June 2010 from the Civil Aviation Authority.  

Daniel Johnson

Research Hub Manager

As the Researcher at the IBE, Dan researches and writes on a number of business ethics topics. He is also responsible for the IBE’s links with Higher Education and looks after the Say No Toolkit.

Since joining the Institute in May 2013 he has been involved with a number of IBE projects and advisory work including code reviews, survey work and authoring many of the IBE’s Business Ethics Briefings on topics including: Speak Up, Ethical Indices and Business Ethics and Corporate Reporting.

Joanna Hicks

Publishing Editor
Joanna joined the IBE team in June 2014

Guendalina Donde

Guendalina joined the IBE team in August 2014

Judi Wright

Office Manager

Judi joined the team in November 2014. She brings a wealth of experience in office management and customer services, and has worked within the charity/not for profit sector for many years.

Jo Bridge

Admin and Events Assistant
Jo joined the team in November 2015 from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD). Prior to this she was at University College London (UCL), working within the UCL accommodation department.

Jane Arnott

Jane Arnott is our first overseas Associate, based in New Zealand

IBE aims to be an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on any grounds other than the ability to work effectively.

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