Director of Information Services and member of the Senior Management team
Gio Lusignani joined Cranfield in August 2006, bringing with him over 14 years of senior IT management experience in blue-chip companies as well as leading commercial research organisations.
Before joining Cranfield, Gio held the position of IT Director at Viacom Outdoor where, over a five-year period, he led the development of the company’s IT strategy and improvements to their IT operations and systems development.
Prior to this, he spent three years as Head of IT for Balfour Beatty Rail Maintenance where he was responsible for delivering a number of IT projects during a period of substantial change. Previously, Gio held a senior role at BICC plc for six years where he identified strategic improvements to information and communication technology (ICT) services and managed the delivery of these through an external service provider.
Gio’s early career, after graduating with a first class honours from King’s College London, was in commercial research with GEC Research and BICC Technologies working on the development of ICT for industrial, consumer, telecommunications, military systems and ‘intelligent buildings’ markets.