Our alumni fully exemplify the extent to which success can be achieved from studying at Cranfield University. 

The Cranfield University alumni community is vibrant, wide-ranging and knowledgeable, with 60,000+ alumni, working across the world in diverse industries and functions, from food safety and motorsport, to forensics and management consultancy

We have a vast range of distinguished alumni making significant impact within technology and management. Below is a handful of our prestigious Environment and Agrifood alumni:

Barbara Bray MBE (MSc Post Harvest Technology 1996)

Food Safety and Nutrition Consultant, Alo Solutions
Awarded MBE in 2019 for services to Food Nutrition

Gabriel Marty (MSc Environmental Management for Business 2009)

Energy Analyst, WegoWise
Former Policy Analyst and Advisor for the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy

Peter Stedman (MSc Natural Resource Management 2000)

Independent Consultant, Salvus Food Consulting
Former Head of Responsible Sourcing – Food, Tesco

Robert Merrall (EngD School of Applied Sciences 1998)

Past President of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) (2016-2018)
Managing Director, Merralls Consulting – Agri-Tech Innovation Consultant

Sophie Walker (MSc Environmental Management for Business 2007)

UK Head of Sustainability, Regional Director, JLL

Dr Siobhan Gardiner (PhD Environment and Agrifood 2017)

Climate Change and Environment Lead, Deloitte Ventures
One Young World ambassador
Winner of the Commonwealth Award in the 2019 Women of the Future Awards

Yewande Mayomi-Akinola OBE (MSc Innovation and Design for Sustainability 2012)

Principal Engineer, Laing O'Rouke
Member of the IET Board of Trustees
Awarded an OBE for services to Engineering and Diversity in STEM Design and Innovation in the 2020 Queen's New Year's Honours.

Winnie Byanyima (PhD Applied Energy 1988)

Executive Director, UNAIDS
Former Executive Director, Oxfam Internationals
Former Director of Gender and Development, United Nations Development Programme