We are a team of 40, specialising in providing customised development interventions around the world.

The team is made up of:

Business Development Team

The Business Development Team may well be your first point of contact with the Centre, Iiaising with you in the early stages of your enquiry, matching you with one of our Executive Development Directors, and supporting them in the development of a proposal. The team supports client relationships on an on-going basis by running regular Executive Learning Network events, keeping clients in touch with developments at Cranfield, and running our Linked In Group. You will also bump into members of this team out and about at Learning and Development conferences and exhibitions, in the UK and overseas.

Jane Wharmby

Jane Wharmby, Business Development Director

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Kim Bibby, Business Development and Commercial Manager

Hayley Preedy

Hayley Preedy, Business Development and Commercial Manager

Executive Development Directors

Throughout your relationship with Cranfield, you will be partnered with one of our experienced Executive Development Directors (EDD). They will work with you from your initial enquiry through the early diagnostic phase, design, delivery and evaluation of your project. This continuity is one of the key factors that makes the experience of working with Cranfield different.

Graham BellGraham Bell

Jayne BrownJayne Brown

Lester CouplandLester Coupland

David DeeganDavid Deegan

Geraint EvansGeraint Evans

Julie JenkinsJulie Jenkins

Camilla JonssonCamilla Jonsson


Wendy ShepherdWendy Shepherd

Mark ThrelfallMark Threlfall

Networked Learning Team

Experts in Networked Learning, this team leverage digital technologies to enable smart, connected, sustainable learning in a global business environment.

Toby ThompsonDr Toby Thompson, Networked Learning Director



Stuart BrandomStuart Brandom, Networked Learning Executive



David MedcalfDavid Medcalf, Networked Learning Executive

Chris RipleyChris Ripley, Networked Learning Executive

Assessment and Development Team

A team of assessment experts who will work with you and your EDD to identify the best combination of psychometric instruments and assessment exercises to meet your objectives.

Liz BridgeLiz Bridge, Learning Services Director



Krystle ColesKrystle Coles, Assessment & Development Services Officer



KristyKristy McCrindle, Assessment & Development Services Officer

Business Simulations Team

A well-chosen business simulation has the power to consolidate both the operational and behavioural elements of your managers' learning.  Karen and Evelyn are our business simulation specialists.

Karen ValverdeKaren Valverde, Business Simulations Director

Evelyn 108Evelyn Fujar, Business Simulations Client Project Manager

Client Project Managers and support staff

In addition to the extensive support provided by your Executive Development Director, our Client Project Management Team will work with you to support every stage of your programme or wider project.

Your Client Project Manager; will liaise with you on every logistical aspect of the work that you do with us.  The CPM will also be the main point of contact with your delegate population.  They will send all programme related communications to your participants, and make sure they are updated every step of the way.  The CPM will also manage the programme budget and financials, including the final reconciliation and invoicing for the project.

Annabel WoodAnnabel Wood, Head of Client Project Management



Sharon BushSharon Bush, Client Project Manager



Daniel 006Daniel Mccormick,Client Project Manager



Your Executive Development Co-ordinator; will liaise directly with delegates for ground transportation requests (when attending a programme at Cranfield), any special dietary requirements which your participants may have or any medical information we should be aware of in relation to their attendance.  The EDC will work with you on the design of your online programme portal (if applicable), and work with our faculty members to produce all teaching materials required for your programme.

AdeleAdele Kraft, Executive Development Coordinator



Your Client Liaison Officer; will add invaluable administrative support to the project as a whole, with a particular emphasis on internal operations.

Karen ButlerKaren Butler, Business Operations Manager



LindseyLindsey Smith, Client Liaison Officer