Professor Christopher Atkin CEng FRAeS
Nominated by Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)
Professor Christopher Atkin is the Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at City University, London. He completed an MA and PhD in Engineering at the University of Cambridge and then spent four years working for BAE Systems, six years at DERA and seven years with QinetiQ. Since joining City University eight years ago he has undertaken both Head of Department and Head of School roles.
Christopher joined the Engineering Council Board in 2015, becoming Chairman in 2017, and believes that the self-regulation of the engineering profession is an important function. He previously sat on the Regulation Standards Committee and has undertaken several roles on behalf of the Royal Aeronautical Society and will become its President in May 2016.