Elected: 2011
Discipline: Private Sector Leadership
Professor Iain Gilmour Gray CBE, FRSE

Director of Aerospace, Cranfield University.

Professor Iain Gray joined Cranfield University in 2015 after seven years as Chief Executive of InnovateUK (formally Technology Strategy Board). He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and in 2007 was awarded the Royal Aeronautical Society Gold Medal. He is a leading figure in the aerospace technology business with former positions including Managing Director of Airbus and Engineer at BAE Systems.