Lefteris Kretsos is a Senior Lecturer of Industrial Relations at University of Greenwich and Member of the ESRC Peer Review College. His research is focused on the rising trends and patterns of precarious employment, especially among young workers in the context of economic crisis. Lefteris has been involved in 22 research projects for the European Commission, ESRC, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions and various trade union organisations.
He is currently co-editing a book on Young Workers and Trade Unions, while he recently (2014) co-edited another book on Radical Unionism in Europe. He is also heavily involved in the completion of a project funded by the European Research Council on the effects of marketization into European societies.