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The Cranfield University alumni podcast channel, Alumni Matters, covers a wide range of topics from Cranfield conferences, prominent alumni and our world-class faculty.

The Cranfield University alumni podcast channel, Alumni Matters, covers a wide range of topics from Cranfield conferences, prominent alumni and our world-class faculty.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The Cranfield University alumni podcast channel, Alumni Matters, covers a wide range of topics from Cranfield conferences, prominent alumni and our world-class faculty.

Language:

English

Contact:

01234 754456


Episodes

Episode 8: Nigel Leishman

9/27/2021
In this episode of Aviation alumni portraits, Maxime Debry interviews fellow Cranfield alumnus Nigel Leishman (MSc Air Transport 1992). Nigel is Executive Vice President & Global Head of Marketing based at LCI’s Singapore representative office, Singapore Commercial Leasing, where he is responsible for developing commercial opportunities in the Asia Pacific region. He joined LCI in April 2008 from aircraft leasing company AWAS where he was Vice President Sales based in Singapore. During his...

Duration:00:55:27

Episode 7: Arif Ghouse

5/24/2021
In this episode of Aviation alumni portraits, Cranfield alumnus Maxime Debry interviews Arif Ghouse (MSc Air Transport 1990), Airport Director and Seattle Paine Field. Arif shares insights into his own career path – including how he discovered his passion for airport management and what he learned from time spent working in the maritime industry. He also discusses the value of mentoring, the importance of being able to learn from your mistakes and offers his advice to those starting a career...

Duration:00:46:44

Alumni Matters: How AI and data could personalise higher education in the future

3/29/2021

Duration:00:35:00

Episode 6: Marie-Pierre Dhers

3/15/2021
In this episode of Aviation alumni portraits, Maxime Debry interviews fellow Cranfield alumna Marie-Pierre Dhers (MSc Air Transport 1990). Marie is CEO and Founder of MP&Partnairs – providing strategic and financial services to entrepreneurs and investors across industries including transportation and technology. Prior to this, she has held several senior executive positions at Air France KLM and has been a member of the advisory board at a US investment banking firm. She is also a strong...

Duration:00:43:48

Episode 5: Liz Savage, Non-Executive Director

2/8/2021
Cranfield aviation alumnus Maxime Debry interviews Liz Savage (MSc Air Transport 1995). Liz is a Company Director in the travel and tourism industry, currently holding Non-Executive Director roles at organisations including Intrepid Travel, Auckland Airport and North Queensland Airports. In this episode, Liz shares insights into her career experiences - including taking up a role at EasyJet when it was a start-up - and discusses the role of mentors and women in aviation.

Duration:01:02:45

Episode 4: Jochen Schnadt, Senior Aviation Executive

12/19/2020
Cranfield aviation alumnus Maxime Debry interviews Jochen Schnadt (MSc Air Transport Management 2002), Senior Aviation Executive, discussing his career path, what led him to study for his MSc at Cranfield and providing insights into the aviation industry.

Duration:01:03:46

Leadership on-the-go: Charan Sekhon (MSc Energy Conservation and the Environment 1997)

11/23/2020
Jenny Robinson interviews Charan Sekhon, Founder and Chair at SEVA Trust UK and local councillor, about his experiences of leadership and the work his charity has done to support Cranfield University students and the local Cranfield community during the Covid-19 crisis.

Duration:00:27:01

Alumni Matters: The chemistry behind bonfire night and the gun powder plot

11/3/2020

Duration:00:36:43

Episode 3: Thomas Chatfield, CEO, Camber Aviation Management

10/28/2020
Cranfield aviation alumni Maxime Debry and Tom Chatfield (Executive MSc Air Transport Management 2004), CEO at Camber Aviation Management, discuss Tom's career path, what makes him passionate about private aviation, the impact of Covid-19 on demand for corporate aviation and future innovations in the sector.

Duration:00:46:13

Leadership on-the-go: Jennifer Cassar (MSc Forensic and Engineering Science 2004)

10/27/2020
Phil Renshaw interviews Jennifer Cassar about her experiences of leadership in her role as Program Manager at the Canadian Department of National Defence and being a female leader in a male dominated environment.

Duration:00:31:07

Episode 2: Nadeem Sultan, CEO, Cargo LogicAir UK

9/27/2020
Aviation alumni Maxime Debry and Nadeem Sultan (MSc Air Transport Management 2002), CEO of Cargo LogicAir UK discuss Nadeem's career path and the impact of Covid-19 on the air cargo industry.

Duration:00:58:21

Episode 1: Taking a leap and managing risks: the journey to becoming a solopreneur

9/10/2020

Duration:00:27:28

Episode 2: Entrepreneurship and nurturing growth

9/10/2020

Duration:00:24:18

Episode 3: Marketing in a crisis and the future of the digital marketing industry

9/10/2020

Duration:00:25:44

Leadership on-the-go - Sandra Krisberga (MSc Managing Organisational Performance 2015)

7/20/2020
Jenny Robinson talks to Sandra Krisberga about how she uses her leadership skills to build and strengthen client relationships.

Duration:00:16:15

Leadership on-the-go: Gabriel Marty (MSc Environmental Management for Business 2009)

7/19/2020
Phil Renshaw interviews Gabriel Marty on his experience in dealing with different cultures and nationalities while drawing on his experience as an energy and climate change analyst and working on the Paris Climate Agreement negotiations.

Duration:00:25:04

Leadership on-the-go: Jose Dhooma (MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management 2008)

6/11/2020
Jenny Robinson interviews Jose Dhooma about his management and leadership style and his experience at complex events, such as the Rio Olympics, when dealing with different cultures and understandings.

Duration:00:20:33

Episode 1: Julian Carr, Aviation Director, Manchester Airport.

5/20/2020
Aviation alumni Maxime Debry and Julian Carr (MSc Air Transport Management 2002), Aviation Director, Manchester Airport, discuss Julian's career including his career decisions and ambitions. Julian also shares his advice for people interested in a career in aviation and the impact the coronavirus has had on Manchester Airport.

Duration:00:56:05

Episode 3: Corporate sustainability and the coronavirus

5/18/2020

Duration:00:17:32

Episode 2: People and the coronavirus

5/15/2020

Duration:00:18:56