Contact Alicen Nickson


As Director of RIO, Alicen leads the team to provide outstanding research and innovation support to Cranfield researchers and our strategic partners.  Alicen is an experienced research and innovation professional with extensive experience of research leadership and management at operational and strategic levels across the sector. 

Alicen has an MA (hons) from St. Andrew’s University in International Relations and Social Anthropology, an MBA from the University of Southampton and an MSc Social Research Methods from the Open University.