500 x John Glenn

Dr John Glen

SpecialityCIPS Economist and Cranfield Visiting Fellow

Dr. John Glen was a senior lecturer in Economics and latterly Director of the Centre for Customised Executive Education CCED at Cranfield School of Management in the UK. After 18 years at Cranfield John retired from the School at the end of September 2017 and is now a visiting fellow at Cranfield. 

John has extensive experience as a facilitator of top teams working with talented leaders on innovation and growth strategies in 40+ countries and from many more cultures. His focus is on top team deliberations around strategy, innovation, operating models, leadership and culture to promote growth and strategic value for shareholders.

John has worked extensively with the Kuehne and Nagel organisation for the last 10 years.  Currently, he advises the boards of Kuehne and Nagel UK, Kuehne and Nagel South and Central America, and has worked on a wide range of engagements across Europe with Kuehne and Nagel. John has also advised a number of regional boards of global orgainsations including G4S Africa and DP World (Europe).

As of November 1st 2012, John was retained by CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) as their economic advisor. In that role, John is speaking widely to procurement and supply chain practitioners about the impact of Brexit. John is also a member of the Brexit impact group that reports to the National Manager of Kuehne and Nagel UK.

John appears regularly on BBC radio and television commenting on the UK macroeconomy, the UK banking industry and the economics and finance of sport.

John teaches on a number of international MBA programmes in Germany, Belgium, South Africa and the Netherlands and has delivered executive education programmes to a large portfolio of corporate clients including Kuehne and Nagel, Jaguar LandRover, EMC2, Sony, Vodafone, REXAM,  Pfizer, BAE Systems, Trust Re, Etisalat, ARI, HSBC and SABIC.