Professor Sir Mike Gregory
Former Head, IfM
Mike Gregory retired as Head of the Manufacturing and Management Division of the University of Cambridge Engineering Department and of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) in September 2015.
Following an early career in industry he was the founder member of the team which established the IfM in 1998. Linking science, engineering, management and policy and integrating education, research and practice the IfM now has over 230 staff and research students and a further 100 undergraduate and Masters students.
Mike Gregory's work is closely linked with industry and government and he has published in the areas of manufacturing strategy, technology management, international manufacturing and manufacturing policy.
External activities have included membership of various government and institutional committees. He served as Executive Director of the Cambridge MIT Institute from 2005-2008 and was Springer Visiting Professor at UC Berkeley in 2008/9.
He chairs the UK Manufacturing Professors Forum and the Babbage International Policy Forum and is a member of the supervisory board of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. He is currently serving as a Senior Advisor to the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and is incoming President of the Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR).
He is a Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge and of the Royal Academy of Engineering where he was a trustee.