Jawad Syed, PhD, Academic FCIPD, is Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Diversity Management at the Business School, University of Huddersfield, UK where he is a co-director of the Training, Diversity and Development research group and leader of the Gender and Diversity Research Network. His main research interests include gender, race and diversity in organisations, international HRM and organisational knowledge. With a professional and academic career that spans over 20 years in academic institutions and business organisations in the United Kingdom, Australia and Pakistan, Jawad examines HRM and diversity from relational, contextual and interdisciplinary perspectives, and focuses on critical integration of theory with practice. Jawad has widely written on issues related to HRM, OB and diversity including his articles in Business Ethics Quarterly, British Journal of Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal, Management Learning, and Gender, Work and Organization. Jawad has co-edited four research volumes and textbooks, namely Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia: a research companion (Edward Elgar, 2010), Managing Gender Diversity in Asia: a research companion (Edward Elgar, 2010), Human Resource Management in a Global Context: a critical approach (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), and ‘Managing Diversity and Inclusion: an international perspective’ (Sage, 2015).