David Stewart has 35 years of aviation and consulting experience and is a subject matter expert in multiple aspects of the airline, aerospace and maintenance supply businesses. He is based in London and is a Partner in the Transportation and Services team. He is also supporting the establishment in Europe of CAVOK, Oliver Wyman’s airline technical consulting business. During his consulting career, David has led assignments with leading airlines, aerospace manufacturers, and service suppliers in Asia/Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America. He is a recognized expert in the aircraft maintenance and air transport manufacturing sectors, and airline technical operations. The majority of David’s project experience has focused on strategy development, market analysis, transaction support, aircraft acquisitions/fleet planning, and restructuring.
Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, he led the Aerospace and MRO practice at ICF. In the 2000s, he co-founded and co-led the aerospace boutique consultancy AeroStrategy. Previously a Principal in Mercer Management Consulting’s aviation practice, he began his career with British Aerospace Commercial Aircraft Marketing in 1982.
He has an MA in Engineering Science from Oxford University and an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management.