David Grayson

Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility

Cranfield School of Management

Prof David Grayson CBE joined Cranfield as director of the new Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility in April 2007, after a thirty year career as a social entrepreneur and campaigner for responsible business, diversity, and small business development. This included the chairmanship of the UK's National Disability Council and several other government bodies, as well as serving as a joint managing-director of Business in the Community. He is a visiting Senior Fellow at the CSR Initiative of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard. He has Masters degrees from the universities of Cambridge and Brussels, and an honorary doctorate from London South Bank University. He has been a Visiting Fellow at several UK and American business schools. His books include: "Corporate Social Opportunity: Seven Steps to make Corporate Social Responsibility work for your business" (Greenleaf - 2004 ww.greenleaf-publishing.com) and "Everybody's Business" (2001) - both co-authored with Adrian Hodges. He now also chairs Housing 21 - one of the leading providers of sheltered and extra care housing and care for older people (www.housing21.co.uk)