Professor Sir Peter Gregson
CEO & Vice-Chancellor, Cranfield University
Professor Sir Peter Gregson is Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor of Cranfield University. He has previously been President and Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Southampton University and received a Knighthood for Services to Higher Education in 2011.
Educated at Imperial College London, he has been elected to Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Irish Academy. He has been Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Group plc, Strategic Advisor to Lockheed Martin UK and served on the Councils of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils. He is currently leading the UniversitiesUK Task Force on Security Related Issues in Higher Education.
He was Chair of the Milton Keynes 2050 Futures Commission. He is a Director of SEMLEP and serves on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc Leaders Group.