Rory worked for 12 years as a director of a workers’ co-operative before building his academic career at Sheffield Hallam University through a PhD study of co-operative social enterprises. He has been a faculty member since 2003 with a research focus on the development of democratic relations in informal and formal organisations. With a strong interest in the impact of workplace democracy on corporate governance, he has maintained a connection to practice through directorships with Social Enterprise Europe Ltd and FairShares Association Ltd. He is the academic lead for PRME and a new MBA in Co-operative Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship at Sheffield Business School.
An accomplished composer, Rory has released four albums of original music. Two are solo albums, while the others contain music written for the art rock band Protos. All of Rory's music is published on CD Baby, ensuring availability from digital stores like iTunes, Amazon and Napster. In February 2007, Rory reached #1 in the SoundClick 'Hottest Bands' chart. For more information, see his music page.
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