Robert Butler

Robert Butler



Robert leads the Human Resources Team within Leeds University Business School.  He works in partnership with the Faculty Executive and other key figures within the University wide HR Directorate to develop, implement and embed the institutions people and organisational development strategies in the School and beyond. 

Overseeing the delivery of the key operational Human Resources activity within the School, Robert leads the development of specific strategic solutions to people challenges faced by the Business School. He is a leading member of the Athena Swan steering group and implimentation team. 

Robert has particular interests in equality, inclusion and the employee experience.



  • BA (Hons) Modern History, University of East Anglia
  • MA in┬áHuman Resources Management, University of Leeds
  • Advanced Professional Diploma in Employment Law

Professional memberships

  • FCIPD: Chartered Fellow of CIPD, Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.