Cranfield Professor of Supply Chain Strategy receives prestigious award

13/08/2019

Cranfield University academic, Professor Richard Wilding, OBE, has been awarded a national teaching fellowship, the most prestigious individual award in higher education.

The 2019 winners were announced by Advance HE on 5th August, following a rigorous selection process.  Fifty four new National Teaching Fellows and 15 winning teams in the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence have been recognised.

Professor Wilding is Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at Cranfield School of Management and Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. He is recognised globally for his thought leadership and impact by applying world-class andragogy to influence and motivate individuals to action in business.

Professor Sir Peter Gregson, Cranfield’s Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor, said: “This is richly deserved recognition of Richard’s impact in his 20 years as a member of the Cranfield community.  His expertise in the logistics, transport and supply chain management is recognised internationally and his contributions to the sector have continued to improve learning and teaching for the benefit of today’s students.”

The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme and the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) showcase the outstanding impact of individuals and teams who teach or support learning in UK higher education, recognising their success and providing a platform to share the learning from their practice.

The winners will receive their awards at a special ceremony on 16 October in Manchester.

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