Contact Juri Gladkow


Until recently, Head of European Languages Centre. Juri is currently visiting lecturer at Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia.

Prior to joining Cranfield in 1974, Juri worked as an official translator-interpreter (French, Spanish, Russian) for the Law Courts at Mons, Belgium. He did freelance interpreting and translation for Belgian Ministries and various official organisations, before taking up a teaching post in the “école de Langues Vivantes” in Belgium. He was responsible for organising English and foreign language programmes for the whole University and teaching business and commercial French, Spanish and Russian at Cranfield School of Management. His areas of interest include the business environment in France, cross-cultural management and intercultural communication. He has run language training courses for a range of major international companies and acted as a language consultant to them.

Juri is co-author of “Franc Exchange”, a multi-media pack produced by the DTI and BBC and sponsored by Eurotunnel.