Your Partners in Aviation

Allan Stanton

Founder & Managing Director

Allan Stanton enjoys the enviable reputation of being known as ultra-high-net-worth individuals’ trusted professional for aircraft acquisitions and listings, leveraging his extensive global network, in-depth expertise and understanding to acquire the right aircraft for their needs. To date, he has in excess of $3 billion worth of successful transactions under his belt, and countless trusted partnerships around the world.

Allan began his career in the pre-owned aircraft sector 18 years ago, before moving on to Hawker Beechcraft where he spent seven years handling new aircraft sales in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. However, it was during his five years as a Vice President of International Sales at Gulfstream Aerospace when he identified a need for bespoke aircraft acquisition and listing solutions for ultra-high-net-worth clients with diverse requirements.

Fuelled by extensive aviation expertise and an international network of trusted industry partners, Allan established Stanton & Partners Aviation. Bolstered by a seasoned team of experienced aircraft specialists, the firm is well positioned to serve a worldwide client base.

M: +971 50 653 5258

Peter Walker

President of Sales & Partner - Asia Pacific

With over 22 years management experience within the aviation industry including Hawker Beechcraft, Embraer and Viking Aircraft, Peter Walker brings his vast aircraft sales expertise and technical knowledge to support all aspects of aircraft purchases and interaction with respective sales teams.

During Peter’s career, he has provided specialist services for a wide spectrum of individual and corporate clients, industry associations creating integrated partnerships with manufacturers and operators ranging from high-net-worth individuals through to military end users.

Peter further augments his project delivery capabilities with a keen passion for the aviation industry and his resolute commitment to integrity and discipline which stemmed from his formative military years, Peter currently holds multiple airline transport pilot licenses as part of his Aviation repertoire.

M: +61 42 690 8681

Sean Wright

Vice President - Sales & Operations

Sean Wright’s technical and diagnostic expertise provides a highly desired piece of mind for VIP clients. His foundation of integrity and professionalism gained as a former Special Forces Green Beret supports the commitment to excellence expected at Stanton and Partners Aviation. The full attention to detail that he delivers both assists clients avoid the industry’s hidden pitfalls and capitalize on each opportunity’s highest potential.

Sean utilizes his aviation experience in global operations management, sales and acquisitions, and maintenance analytics to provide ultra-high-net-worth clients a tailor-made experience from start to finish. He actively leads the examination of every intricate detail, from valuations to aircraft inspections. Sean’s undergraduate education in math and graduate education in administration undoubtedly deliver a distinct advantage throughout the review and sale of every aircraft.

M: +1 312 998 9380

Matthew Newton

Sales Director – International

Matthew Newton brings over 10 years of executive sales experience to Stanton & Partners. Starting his career in the ICT solution industry, Matthew developed his skills through the creation and selling of complex IT and commercial solutions to multinational strategic clients.

Backed by his business degree and solution-selling experience, Matthew brings a unique understanding of client loyalty, aircraft market conditions and deal structures. Matthew is best-known for putting his clients at the center of all his activities, focusing on our client’s experience and desired outcomes, whilst ensuring the very best in service, across all our offerings as aviation consultants.

Matthew is based in the Dubai office and showroom. Under the guidance and leadership of Allan Stanton, he works closely with the global sales team, focusing on deals, aircraft acquisitions, market insights, operations and support throughout the sales process.

M: +971 50 880 3819

Barry Schumaker

Sales Director

Barry Schumaker’s passion for Aviation began when he served in the United States Marine Corps in the early 1990’s. He then covered the Russian Aerospace industry in the mid-2000’s, building financial models and publishing equity research for his international roster of clients. Since moving to Dubai 8 years ago, he’s advised UAE family offices and regional ultra-high-net-worth individuals in private equity and venture capital investments. Barry’s 20 years of experience and knowledge of risk management brings a unique insight to support the team and to assist our clients in acquiring their aircraft and guiding them through each phase of the transaction. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from California State University, Chico and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

M: +971 56 767 3258

Caroline Young

Contracts & Transaction Manager

An accomplished lawyer, Caroline Young possesses a strong background in commercial and contract law as well as litigation in both the private and public sector. Her keen eye for detail and exacting approach serves her well in the more technical and nuanced aspects of aviation.

Her expertise lies in assisting and supporting clients in the intricate process of aviation transactions, from Letters of Intent, purchase agreements, escrow and post-sales queries. Thanks to her previous experience as a Contracts Manager for an aviation brokerage company and as a Senior Legal Advisor at the South African Department of Trade, she is also well-versed in the finer details of commercial contracts as well as litigation. At Stanton & Partners Aviation, she is a trusted resource in navigating through delicate contracts and ensuring an equitable result for all parties.

M: +971 50 807 3789

Emily Butcher

Finance Director

Emily is a member and ambassador of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has a decade of successful professional experience throughout the United Kingdom and Middle East. Emily began her career working for leading professional service firms Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers before moving to the renowned luxury brand Jumeirah Group.

Emily is known for her attention to detail and her solution-focused, insightful approach. This, coupled with her ability to build strong working relationships, enables her to oversee and drive both the financial operations and vision of Stanton & Partners Aviation. Emily has an Honors Degree in Accountancy & Finance from a top European University therefore is proficiently positioned to provide invaluable knowledge and expertise within a dynamic market.

M: +971 50 513 6262

Shauntel Hawkins

Sales Support Manager

Shauntel joined the Stanton & Partners Aviation team early 2021 with over 8 years of UAE aviation experience. Shauntel is responsible for supporting the sales team by ensuring that each team member can be focused on carrying out his or her primary responsibilities, and therefore be more productive in driving the company objective.

Shauntel uses her organizational skills to ensure smooth operations in a busy work environment.  With her can-do attitude, Shauntel assists in the implementation of the entire sales process and is an asset to the sales team.

M: +971 55 899 6580