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Chara Makri

Chara Makri

PhD Researcher


Chara is currently a PhD Researcher at the Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge as part of the Cambridge Service Alliance research group. Her research interests lie in operations management with a focus on the servitization of manufacturing. Her major research interest revolves around the risks associated with the shift to services and more specifically on the impact of servitization on safety, especially with regards to critical failures. Her PhD research is conducted in partnership with BAE Systems and was sponsored by EPSRC.


Chara holds a BSc in Management Science and Technology from the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece and an MPhil with Distinction in Industrial Systems, Manufacturing and Management from the University of Cambridge. Prior coming to Cambridge, Chara has worked across different roles in operations for General Mills, Cadbury and Kraft.

Welcome to the Centre for Digital Built Britain.  

The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partnership between the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the University of Cambridge to understand how the construction and infrastructure sectors could use a digital approach to better design, build, operate, and integrate the built environment.