Futuretrack is funded entirely by the educational charity HECSU.
HECSU funds major research projects - like Futuretrack - that benefit the higher education careers sector and students in general. HECSU's mission is:
“The educational advancement of students and graduates in any higher education establishment … by supporting and assisting the work of the careers advisory services…”
Futuretrack research is by The University of Warwick Institute for Employment Research (IER) - one of Europe's leading centres for research. Leading the study are:
Professor Kate Purcell
With a background in sociology, Kate specialises in the interface between labour markets and organisations. Her specific focus is on changing employment boundaries. She’s published and lectured widely on her research, both nationally and internationally.
Professor Peter Elias
Peter is a labour economist. His research interests range across a wide and diverse field, bringing him into contact with labour market researchers from other disciplines. Widely published, Peter is regarded as an expert in his field.
Further information about Futuretrack can be found on the IER Futuretrack site.