Our world class faculty are passionately committed to improving the practice of management. Many of the team have extensive senior management experience and are actively engaged in consultancy and business-relevant research, as well as being closely in touch with the evolving needs of business and government.

Senior Management Team

Here at Cranfield the senior management team work closely with the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director of the School of Management Professor Maury Peiperl, ensuring that the University operates to the highest standards possible. The team includes senior academic and support managers with diverse skill sets, ranging from academic expertise to extensive, hands-on business experience.

Find out more about the team and their roles and responsibilities below:

Maury Peiperl  Professor Maury Peiperl

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director of the School of Management

 Joe Nellis Professor Joe Nellis

Professor of Global Economy and Deputy Director

 MIchael Bourlakis Professor Michael Bourlakis

Group Head (Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management),
Director of Centre for Logistics & Supply Chain Management

 Keith Goffin Professor Keith Goffin 

Professor of Innovation and New Product Development

 Mark Jenkins Professor Mark Jenkins

Professor of Business Strategy

 David Denyer Professor David Denyer 

Professor of Leadership and Organisational Change and Director of Research

 Kim Turnbull James Professor Kim Turnbull James 

Professor of Leadership and Executive Learning; Director of Faculty Development

 Melvyn Peters Melvyn Peters 

Senior Lecturer and Director of Education

 John Glen Dr John Glen 

Director of Centre for Customised Executive Development

 David Butcher Dr David Butcher 

Director, Cranfield Executive Programmes and Director, Centre for General Management Development

 Neil Wilson Neil Wilson

Director of Finance and Operations

 Neil Godfrey Neil Godfrey

Director of Executive Education Services

 Rebecca Jarrett Rebecca Jarrett

Human Resources Business Partner