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Dean Roberts
Market Analysis Executive – Business Aviation, Rolls-Royce North America

Dr Dean Roberts is a civil aircraft industry expert, academic and author with thirty-five years of experience at Rolls-Royce. His career spans roles within marketing, sales, corporate development and engineering departments.

Today, his expertise is used to support the strategy development of business aviation at Rolls-Royce. He provides twenty-year forecasts for new engine programs, analytics support, market studies and recommendations on the current market scene. He also advises the CorporateCare® aftermarket sales team on industry trends and developments.

Prior to his current role in the US he worked in the company’ HQ Corporate Development department in the UK. While there he was involved in strategic analyses, competitor analysis, and prepared presentations for the Board.

Dean had his book entitled Entering the Civil Aircraft Industry: Business realities at the Technological Frontier published in February 2017. He is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Virginia where he presents a course on the global aerospace industry. Dean is General Aviation committee member of the Transport Research Board which is part of The National Academies.