Congratulations to RSE Vice-President for Business, Professor Iain Gray, on the receipt of the Baird of Bute Society ‘Scottish Aviation Award 2016’.
Professor Gray has 27 years of industry experience in the aerospace sector, including roles at British Aerospace and BAE Systems. He held various engineering positions before taking on the roles of Director of Engineering, then Managing Director at Airbus UK. He became the first Chief Executive of Innovate UK, following its establishment in 2007. He joined Cranfield University in March 2015, where he leads the aerospace capabilities across the University and their strategic relationships with the world’s major aerospace industrial organisations.