Areas of Competence/Expertise

The below areas of expertise represents the main focus of my consulting activities. Please contact me for further details on specific consulting needs.  


  • In-depth knowledge of the aviation industry with extensive skills to analyze overall market, market trends, products and market players
  • Detailed analysis of OEM and MRO markets (airframe, engines, components) and aircraft leasing
  • Competitor analysis and benchmarking, identification of areas for improvement and synergy potential


  • Development of product strategies for OEM and MRO businesses in line with corporate Vision and Mission
  • Development of functional strategies (e.g. manufacturing, procurement, technology, personnel) in support of product strategies
  • Establishment of roadmaps and measures for strategy implementation and execution
  • Development of planning processes for long range plans
  • Structuring of joint ventures and large scale complex co-operation projects involving numerous international partners
  • Acquisition of new program particpations and new customers worldwide supporting growth plans 


  • Feasibility studies, financial models and company valuations
  • Identification of suitable strategic and financial investors (disposal) and suitable acquisition targets (acquisition)
  • Preparation of due diligence documentation from buyer and seller perspective, management of due diligence process
  • Management of overall M&A process and negotiation of transaction documents (e.g. purchase agreement)
  • Negotiation of complex consortium agreements involving several international partners with high-level politically driven interests


  • Extensive knowledge of cultures and country-specific negotiation practices in the USA, Sweden, England, Italy, Spain, France, India, China and Japan