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The University of Southampton

56th Royal Aeronautical Society's R J Mitchell Lecture Event

19:00 - 21:00
6 March 2012
Building 52 - Turner Sims Concert Hall Highfield Campus University of Southampton Southampton Hampshire SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Jenny Lee on (023) 8059 3384 or email .

Event details

Royal Aeronautical Society's R J Mitchell Lecture: Allan Cook, CBE - 6th March 2012

Allan Cook CBE, Chairman SELEX Galileo Ltd will deliver the 56th R J Mitchell Lecture in the Turner Sims Concert Hall on the University’s Highfield Campus. This year marks 50 years since Dr Barnes-Wallis gave the RAS R J Mitchell lecture entitled ‘The Strength of England’.

Mr Cook will discuss the strong, advanced aerospace manufacturing and engineering industry that continues within the UK. He will also consider how the best skills must be retained through future generations in order to face unprecedented challenges.

The Lecture will be held on Tuesday 6 March 2012 at 7:00pm.

Free-of-charge entry tickets are available from Jenny Lee, Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics Research Group - email:

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Speaker information

Allan Cook CBE, Chairman,SELEX Calileo Ltd,Biography: Allan Cook is a chartered engineer with more than 30 years’ international experience in the automotive, aerospace and defence industries. He is chairman of WS Atkins plc, chairman of SELEX Galileo Ltd and was Chief Executive of Cobham plc until December 2009.

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