Contact Clive Temple

Areas of expertise


  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM)
  • MA University of York
  • BA (Hons) Saint David's University College, University of Wales
  • Management development programmes at Cranfield University

Clive Temple joined Cranfield from the Open University in 1995. Prior to this he worked in industry before returning to his studies and then taking up a career in the higher education sector. Clive was the initiator of Cranfield's Motorsport Engineering MSc, developing the course in collaboration with the motorsport sector. He is Programme Director for Motorsport and Automotive. He is the Course Director for the Advanced Motorsport Engineering MSc for which he is also admissions tutor, co-manager for the group design and individual thesis projects. Additionally, he leads a number of modules delivered on the Motorsport MSc. Clive Temple is actively involved in motorsport as a competitor, owning a number of historic competition cars and racing motorcycles.

Current activities

  • The business of motorsport
  • The history of motorsport
  • Motorsport technology development
  • Motorsport technology transfer
  • Motorsport technology clusters
  • The automotive sector
  • Marketing


  • Motorsports companies including F1 teams
  • Sir Jackie Stewart OBE, Silverstone and the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC)
  • Motor Sports Association (MSA)
  • Motorsport Industry Association (MIA)
  • Cranfield Motorsport Simulation (CMS)
  • Cranfield Impact Centre (CIC)
  • The International Guild of Specialist Engineers (TIGOSE)
  • Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership (NEP)


Articles In Journals

Conference Papers

  • Jeffrey P, Stephenson T & Temple C (2003) Ever deeper and wider: incorporating sustainability into a practitioner orientated engineering curriculum. In: 3rd IWA International Conference Environmental Engineering Education, Zurich, Switzerland, 25 September 2003.