Franklyn Lisk is a professorial research fellow at the University of Warwick’s Centre for Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR) in the United Kingdom. He is an active member of the sub-Saharan Africa Research Network at Warwick. In 2005-2006, he was a professor at the Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS Management at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.
Prior to that he worked at the International Labour Office (ILO) in various positions, including head, enterprise development program; regional adviser on employment policy in the Caribbean; deputy regional director for Africa; representative to the UN, New York; and director of the ILO Programme
on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work. He is the author of books and articles on employment and development issues, poverty-reduction strategies, globalization and global health governance. In 1972, he received a PhD in
economics from the University of Birmingham, UK.