Wing Commander (ret.)



Bruce Hargrave is a senior lecturer at the University of Lincoln in the UK where he leads the Military Education Group within the School of Computer Science. He retired from the RAF in 2013 after 28 years’ service. During a varied military career, he spent eight years as a tactical navigator and aircraft captain on Nimrod MR2 maritime patrol aircraft and also served, on exchange, with the Royal Navy as an ASW Observer on Sea King helicopters as part of the carrier air group onboard HMS Ark Royal. He has developed and taught on a variety of courses at the RAF’s Air Warfare School, including the Air Battle Staff Course, the Higher Air Warfare Course and the Senior Officers’ Study Programme. He gained his MBA from the Open University Business School in 2000 and taught on their Financial Strategy elective for several years. He is currently researching for a Doctorate, studying a combined model of team role and culture within multinational military teams.

Information provided is current as of September 2014

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