We are excited to be planning the next in our Sustainability Speaker Series as a face-to-face event on campus on 14 October 2021 around sustainability in the beer business: “Cranfield Oktoberfest: Beer – Better!”

We would like to invite you to join us! We hope it will be a good opportunity to reconnect with like-minded people at Cranfield, and hear about the sustainability strategy and initiatives of businesses from within the sector.


Fergus FitzgeraldFergus Fitzgerald
Head Brewer - Adnams Brewery, Southwold

Having studied Biotechnology in Ireland a lucky break in 1995 led to a temporary role in the laboratory at Fullers Brewery. The creativity and science at the heart of brewing has led to a 26 (and counting) year career in brewing. Fergus joined Adnams in 2004 as assistant brewer, becoming Head Brewer in 2008 and now is Director of Production and Product development where he helps develop Adnams range of beers, ciders spirits and wines. He has overseen the installation of a new brewhouse, distillery, tank farm, kegging lines and most recently a dealcoholiser to produce the award winning Ghost Ship 0.5%.


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