Our People

Established in February 2019 with a commitment to excellence by experienced and trusted aviation professionals. STS is comprised of an extensive and broad network of high calibre aviation experts. With over 25+ years experience each, the team bring valuable qualifications, leadership and management experience from a variety of aviation industries and disciplines including MRO, lean expertise, finance, operations, project management.


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Ben Whelan

Founder & CEO

  • Bachelor of Business Studies & Accountant
  • Lean practitioner
  • 30 years aviation experience
  • Variety of senior management roles
  • Headed up Technical Services division for 8 years
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Colm O'Ceallaigh

Operations

  • Aircraft licenced engineer
  • Structures specialist
  • + 25 years aviation experience
  • Project managed 30 full aircraft redeliveries for the last 7 years
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Don Salmon

Chief Operations Officer

  • Proven Aviation Business Leader
  • 30 years aviation experience
  • Lean & Quality Management Practitioner
  • Numerous aviation technical and business roles
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Gary Dillon

Chief Commercial Officer

  • EASA B1 Aircraft Licenced Engineer and Project Manager
  • 21 years aviation experience
  • Specialising in Key Client Account Management in Aircraft Leasing
  • Previous roles in management, leadership in MRO and Services Division
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Lucia Hyde

Chief People Officer

  • Associate CIPD
  • Management, Administration
  • 30 years' experience within industry
  • Diploma in Tourism Administration. City & Guilds Modern Management
  • Previous roles in Management, IT systems, Customer Service & Payroll
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Louise Tully

Chief Financial Officer

  • Qualified Accountant (ACMA)
  • 10+ years aviation experience
  • Previous roles in management
  • Six sigma trained
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Larry Bridges

Chief Information Officer & Deputy Chief Operations Officer

  • BA Management Practices
  • Certificate in Aircraft Technical Services
  • 15+ years in aviation
  • Specialises in aircraft records, process development, aircraft systems
  • Previous roles in management, maintenance and consulting
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Tadhg McInerney

Chief Project Officer

  • B.Sc. Production Management Systems
  • Certified Lean Practitioner
  • 10+ Years in management
  • Specialises in project leadership, process implementation and strategic business development
  • Previous roles in hangar management and technical representation
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Michael O'Regan

Chief Materials Officer

  • BA In Public Administration from University Limerick
  • Certificate in Aviation and Aircraft Records from TUS
  • 10+ Years’ experience in Procurement and Project Management
  • Previous roles in Leadership and Management positions

Technical Services


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Cathal Hanly

Technical Services Manager

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Keith Fahy

Technical Services Manager

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Beri Yurtsever

Technical Services Manager

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Richard Carthy

Technical Services Manager

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Ger Barrett

Technical Services Manager

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Sean McCormack

Technical Services Manager

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Stephen Wymbs

Technical Services Manager

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Hendrick Peek

Technical Services Manager

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Bernard Finneran

Technical Services Manager

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Lukasz Iwaszkowski

Technical Services Manager

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Danny Quinn-Drumgoole

Asset Management Project Lead

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Ben Mungovan

Technical Services Engineer

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Chris Dunning

Technical Services Engineer

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Cian Daly

Technical Services Engineer

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Jessie O'Curry

Technical Services Engineer

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Armen Balayan

Technical Services Engineer

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Owen McNeill

Technical Services Engineer

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Stephen Frain

Technical Services Engineer

Materials Support


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Ronan McKenna

Materials Project Lead

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Elaine O'Loughlin

Materials Project Lead

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Avril Clancy

Materials Project Lead

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Dean Kennedy

Materials Project Lead

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David Crampton

Materials Coordinator

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Lee Donnellan

Warehouse Operator

Operations & Commercial


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Kate Cunningham

Planning Manager

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Lauren Shannon

Operations Manager

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Devan Eccles

Inspections Manager

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Barry Nash

Lease Services Manager

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Laura Moloney

Commercial Manager

CAMO


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Donal McCarthy

Deputy Head of CAMO

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Eoin Byrne

CAMO Ops Manager

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Ian Power

Airworthiness Engineer

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Aoife Lee

Airworthiness Engineer

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Brendan Farrelly

Airworthiness Engineer

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David Burke

Airworthiness Engineer

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Niall Bannerton

Airworthiness Engineer

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Sean Ryan

Airworthiness Support Engineer

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Adeesha Niriella

Airworthiness Support Engineer

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Conor Nelson

Airworthiness Support Engineer

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Nathan Nolan

Airworthiness Support Engineer

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Jeffrey James

Airworthiness Support Engineer

Internal Services


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Joanne Whelan

Finance Administrator

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Barry Murphy

Finance Administrator

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Jelena Kalcuka

Finance Administrator

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Loretta Brennan

Finance Administrator

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Rian Considine

Finance Administrator

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Daniel Frost

IT & Data Team Leader

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Gary O'Donoghue

Data Management Coordinator

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Ethan Trant

Data Management Coordinator

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Pauline Ui'Cheallaigh

Project Administrator

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Tracy Whelan

Purchasing Administrator

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