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 Manufacturing alumni:

Andy Palmer (PhD Engineering Management 2004)

CEO, Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd
Distinguished Manufacturing Alumnus of the Year 2016

Carole Sanz-Paris (MSc Advanced Materials 1997)

Principal Investment Officer, Head of Debt Capital Markets and Structured Finance, IDB Invest

Mahendra Patel (MSc Industrial Engineering and Administration 1973)

Chairman and Managing Director, Mamata Machinery Pvt. Ltd, Mahatma Group
Executive Vice Chairman of Klockner Desma Machinery Pvt Ltd and of Milacron India Ltd
Distinguished Manufacturing Alumnus of the Year 2018

Ross Stuart (Fellowship in Manufacturing 1983)

CEO, Astir Ltd
Chairman and CEO, Volumatic

Russell Cameron (Fellowship in Manufacturing Management 1984)

Campaign Director, Digital Trust, Secure Information and Communications Systems and Director of Cyber, Consulting and Digital Trust, Thales

Sarah Black-Smith (MSc Operations Excellence 2016)

Head of Factory Operations, Siemens