Aileen McDowall

Honeywell Aerospace

Vice President, Airlines, Air Transport, & Regional for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India

Aileen has 20 years’ experience in the aerospace industry in both Europe and North America. She has held positions of increasing responsibility since joining.

Honeywell in 1999. Most recently Aileen served as the Airlines Technical Sales Director for the EMEAI region, leading the AT&R Airline Technical Sales Managers responsible for sales pursuits across the region. Aileen was recognised by Honeywell Charman and CEO Dave Cote with a 2011 Premier Achievement Award in recognition of her significant contribution towards increasing AT&R’s sales in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Previously, she held other leadership roles, including Senior Marketing Manager for the Commercial Marketing & Strategic Planning team, Auxiliary Power Unit Product Manager, along with roles in Engineering and Technology and Customer and Product Support.

Prior to Honeywell, Aileen worked at Alstom in the UK as a Senior Stress Analyst and before that she worked at Rolls-Royce in Scotland in various undergraduate and graduate Engineering placement positions, prior to taking a full-time role as a Stress Analyst.

Aileen received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Strathclyde University in Glasgow. Scotland, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Arizona. She also gained her PMP certification in 2008.