Dr Cedric Ashley

Dr Cedric Ashley CBE PhD FIMechE.  After an engineering apprenticeship at Rolls-Royce Aero Engines, Derby, and a BSc and PhD and Lectureship in Automotive Engineering at Birmingham University, he was then Chief Executive of the Motor Industry Research Association, where he was awarded a CBE. In 2007 he became a Trustee of the Old Foundation, and has continued both as an Advisor to the New Foundation and now as an Elected Director with responsibility for organizing the Royce Memorial Lecture Programme and chairing the Education, Prizes and Awards Committee.