Patrick Edmond | Managing Director
Altair Advisory

Patrick Edmond, Managing Director, Altair Advisory

Patrick is the founder and Managing Director of Altair Advisory, a specialist aviation strategy advisory and consulting firm with an increasing focus on sustainable aviation. Altair works with a range of industry stakeholders (operators, airports, ANSPs, OEMs, regulators) to formulate strategies for development and sustainability. Recent client engagements include SAF feasibility studies, SAF and sustainability training courses, and modelling of air traffic under different sustainability policy scenarios. Patrick has over 20 years of aviation-industry experience across senior roles in the airline, airport and aircraft leasing sectors, as well as a background in strategy consultancy. He has headed up the Network and Strategy function for three regional airlines and from 2018 to 2023 was a board member of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA). From 2013 to 2019, Patrick was Group Strategy Director for Shannon Group plc, the operator of Shannon Airport in Ireland. In this capacity he led the expansion of Shannon’s International Aviation Services Centre, a successful and growing aerospace industry cluster consisting of over 80 independent aviation and aerospace companies. Patrick studied Computer Engineering at Trinity College Dublin and Carnegie Mellon University in the USA, and also holds an MSc in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University in the UK and an MBA from Purdue University in the USA.

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