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Commercial Director

Rupert Lawrie is the University’s Commercial Director. The role leads the University’s income-generating business stream which include: Warwick Retail, Warwick Conferences, Warwick Sports, Warwick Arts Centre and Warwick Employment Group. The focus is on creating positive experiences for internal and external visitors, and generating surplus for the University to fund teaching, research and facilities.

Rupert joined University of Warwick in 2018. With a career predominantly working as board director focused on retail brands and commercial infrastructure, he has worked in the UK and internationally. Having previously worked for various international brands such as P&O, Pret a Manger, Starbucks Coffee and before joining Warwick, as an advisor within the field of airport acquisition in Europe, Asia, South and North America.