Ian Wells is the Head of Consulting at Aero Engine Services Limited, providing specialist consulting services to Airlines, MRO’s and Lessors. Aero Engine Services is based in Hong Kong and provides a full suite of customized engine management services on CFM, GE, IAE, PW and RR engine models, including engine appraisals, engine shop visit management, engine redelivery management and dispute resolution.
In a career spanning over 25 years, Ian began working as a project manager in the steel industry. Ian joined Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace in 1997, providing technical and engine management support on RB211 and Trent engines. He gained extensive airline experience whilst seconded to work with United Airlines. On returning to the UK he took up the role of a Customer Services Manager, providing support to Hong Kong based airline customers. While leading a team of UK and Hong Kong based staff, he successfully introduced TotalCare programmes on Trent Engines and managed key reliability projects to satisfactory conclusion.
Ian has a wealth of international experience having worked in the USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Ian holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nottingham in the UK