Professor Railton Fells


  • Master of Industrial Relations, University of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics with Honours, London School of Economics


Professor Railton Fells is a Senior Honorary Research Fellow for University of Western Australia, Business School of Adjunct and Honorary staff.


Prior to becoming an academic, Professor Fells gained experience in workplace relations in the U.K., which gave rise to his interest in dispute resolution. His work is published widely, including books on industrial relations and effective negotiation. He has taught at MBA programmes at Cambridge, Copenhagen, Vienna and in business schools across Australia.


His management roles at UWA include Department Head, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning, Deputy Director of the Graduate School of Management (with oversight of its MBA programs in Perth, Singapore, Manila and Jakarta), and Associate Dean of International Relations.