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Degrees and Honours

MA (University of Cambridge), MBA (Imperial College School of Management), BEng (Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine)


Bruno has over 30 years of leadership and management experience working with public, private and third sector organisations, from entry-level students to board-level executives, local startups to global corporates and others in research, education, healthcare, philanthropy, industry and government. He has contributed to regional, national and international innovation policy in the UK, Europe, Middle-East and Asia, including London Mayor and UK Prime Minister's Offices, European Commission, Emirate of Abu Dhabi's Education Council and Foreign Secretary's UK-India Roundtable.

Bruno has led initiatives to shape world-class university strategic plans, international partnerships and innovation ecosystems, including founding the Enterprise Lab at Imperial College London and directing the Entrepreneurship Centre at the Business School in Cambridge to support the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. He was a founding member of Imperial’s Business School Alumni Advisory Board and made Visiting Fellow for advancing flagship STEM and multidisciplinary innovation and entrepreneurship.

Bruno’s voluntary work currently includes serving as Visiting Fellow & Honorary Ambassador at Cambridge Judge Business School and Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge where he is a member of the Governing Body and founder of LucEnt (Lucy Enterprise), a leadership, careers and enterprise initiative, targeting UN sustainable development goals and societal impact. He also serves on advisory boards for several University of Cambridge organisations, the Board of Trustees for the children’s charity, Cambridge Science Centre, and Governing Board of Chesterton Community College, Cambridge (Eastern Learning Alliance multi-academy trust) focusing on supporting Art & Design, Music & Drama.

Prior to this, he worked in emerging technology and telecommunications, contributing to several technical and commercial world-firsts including UK and US pioneers, Standard Telephone & Cables and Bell Labs. Originally securing corporate sponsorship as an engineering undergraduate, he also holds an MA (Cambridge) and MBA (Imperial), for which he was awarded the Joan Woodward Postgraduate Memorial Prize for Excellence in Industrial Sociology.

His executive education includes the University of Cambridge, Royal College of Art, London School of Economics & Political Science, MIT Sloan School, Harvard Business School and INSEAD and he is accredited by Korn Ferry Hay Group (organisational strategy, talent and leadership development). He is a member of the IET, CMI, CIPD, and British Mensa.