Shabneez joined Alliance MBS in 2016. The title of her doctoral thesis is “Financialization, institutions and the implications for Employment Relations”. Her research sits at the interface of institutional analysis, national business systems and employment relations. Before beginning her doctoral studies, she completed her master's degree in human resource management at the Birmingham Business School. Shabneez is also a Chartered Accountant who previously worked as an internal auditor and administrative assistant in the banking sector. She is member of two globally recognised professional associations (CIPD and ACCA). She has published in the human resource management journal and participated in a number of conferences such as the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. She uses the qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) approach in her research.