Nita Clarke is the Director of the Involvement and Participation Association (IPA), Britain's leading organisation delivering workplace support for good employment and industrial relations. She was vice-chair of the MacLeod Review on employee engagement and continues to work with David MacLeod on the new national Employee Engagement task force, launched by Prime Minister David Cameron in March 2011.
She was appointed as Vice-President (employee relations) by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development in January 2012, and is a visiting Fellow at Kingston University Business School. She was also a member of the Mutuals Task Force established by Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude in 2011.
Nita was awarded the OBE for services to employee engagement and business in the Queen's birthday honours list 2013.