He started his working life as a lecturer in psychology before holding a variety of HR roles, including for Rentokil Initial and GUS (which later became Home Retail Group).
He was the HR director for Random House Group from 2008 to 2013 and was one of the main leads in helping to steer its global merger with Penguin, becoming the HR director for the combined Penguin Random House business.
Morrison is a regular commentator on HR and workplace issues and has written for a number of trade and generalist publications and websites, as well as his own blog.
Neil Morrison's blog: Change-Effect
HR magazine article: Neil Morrison: We need to do more to develop HR talent
HR magazine article: Neil Morrison on the Penguin Random House merger, and sexing up HR