The senior management team contributes to the strategic development of Cranfield. It is made up of the Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor as chair, and the University and professional services executive teams.

University executive


Sir Peter Gregson  Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor

 Professor Sir Peter Gregson
 Lynette Ryals  Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Education and interim Director of
 Cranfield School of Management

 Professor Lynette Ryals
 Tom Stephenson  Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Research and Innovation

 Professor Tom Stephenson
 Professor Helen Atkinson  Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Aerospace, Transport, Manufacturing

 Professor Helen Atkinson
 Simon Pollard  Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Water, Environment and Agrifood,
 Energy and Power

 Professor Simon Pollard
 Professor Simon Jones  Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Defence and Security

 Professor Simon Jones
 Gregor Douglas  University Secretary

 Gregor Douglas
 Philip Aspinall  Chief Operating Officer

 Mr Philip Aspinall
 Ian Sibbald  Director of Finance

 Mr Ian Sibbald
 Jacqueline Moore  Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development

 Jacqueline Moore

Senior Management team

Directors of thematic areas and professional service units.

School of Management

Director of Leadership and Management - Professor Mark Jenkins

Director of Education (Graduate Programmes) - Melvyn Peters

Director of Education (Open Programmes) - Dr David Butcher

Director of The Centre for Customised Executive Development - Dr John Glen

Director of Research - Professor David Denyer

Director of Executive Education Services - Neil Godfrey

Director of Finance and Operations - Neil Wilson

Aerospace

Director of Aerospace - Professor Iain Gray CBE

Director of Education - Professor Andrew Starr

Director of Research - Professor Antonios Tsourdos

Director of Operations and Finance - Andrew Jones


Energy

Director of Energy and Power - Professor Feargal Brennan

Director of Education - Dr Sean Tyrrel

Director of Research - Professor Bruce Jefferson

Director of Operations and Finance - Andrew Jones


Environment

Director of Environment and Agrifood - Professor Leon Terry

Director of Education - Dr Sean Tyrrel

Director of Research - Professor Bruce Jefferson

Director of Operations and Finance - Andrew Jones


Manufacturing

Director of Manufacturing - Professor Raj Roy

Director of Education - Professor Andrew Starr

Director of Research - Professor Antonios Tsourdos

Director of Operations and Finance - Andrew Jones 


Transport

Director of Transport Systems - Professor Graham Braithwaite

Director of Education - Professor Andrew Starr

Director of Research - Professor Antonios Tsourdos

Director of Operations and Finance - Andrew Jones


Water

Director of Water - Professor Paul Jeffrey

Director of Education - Dr Sean Tyrrel

Director of Research - Professor Bruce Jefferson

Director of Operations and Finance - Andrew Jones


Cranfield Defence and Security

Director of Defence and Security - Dr Simon Harwood

Director of Defence Academic Programmes - Susan Truesdale

Director of Education - Professor Jacqueline Akhavan

Head of Centre Defence Management and Leadership - Professor Frank Horwitz

Director of Research - Professor Mark Richardson

Director of Finance and Operations - Geoff Say


Professional Services

Director of International Partnerships and Student Recruitment - Andrew Jones

Director of Communications and External Affairs - Duncan Murray

Director of Alumni Relations and Development - Benedicta Morrow

Director of Information Services - Gio Lusignani

Director of Campus Services - Stewart Elsmore

Director of Facilities - John Street

Director of Finance - Ian Sibbald

Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Research and Innovation - Professor Tom Stephenson

Director of Research and Innovation - Dr Christine Thompson

Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Education - Professor Lynette Ryals

Director of Education Services (Academic Registrar) - Gregor Douglas

Director of Student Experience - Alison Whaley