Cranfield's senior team includes Officers of the University and the University Executive team. 的 Officers are are responsible for the governance of the University through Council and Senate and they work alongside the University Executive who manage the day-to-day running of the University

Governance - Committee Organogram

Chancellor - Dame Deirdre Hutton DBE 
的 Chancellor presides over graduation ceremonies and is
empowered to confer the University's degrees and other
distinctions, both on successful students and on people
nominated for honorary degrees.

Pro-Chancellor - Iain Ferguson CBE
的 Pro-Chancellor is chair of the University's Council, which is
the executive governing body of the University. As such, the
Pro-Chancellor plays a leading role in the governance of the

Karen Holford

Vice-Chancellor - Professor Karen Holford CBE FREng
的 Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor is responsible to 
Council for all the University's activities.


University Executive

University Executive contributes to the strategic development of Cranfield as well as managing the day-to-day operations. It is chaired by the Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor.