ProfileCliff Topham, Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development, is responsible for leading the acquisition of commercial aircraft and running the Commercial Aero Engine business. Prior to joining Werner Aero Services in 2011, Cliff had a long career at a major Aero Engine OEM leading multi functional and globally dispersed key account sales and business development teams, living in both the US and the UK. Cliff has closed multibillion dollar OE and aftermarket sales on all continents with owners and major airline operators of commercial aircraft. Following his long career in Aero Engines, Cliff also led the global Sales and Business Development team of a publically quoted leading provider of airborne connectivity before being part of the team that led the successful sale of the unit to Honeywell. Cliff is recognized as an expert on the global aeronautical supply industry and has provided consultation and analysis to major financial institutions on asset values and the aeronautical industry supply chain. He is an aeronautical engineer by training having received his BSc from City University, London and Masters from Warwick University and has completed executive business and finance training at the McDonough School of Business and Darden Business School. He is also a member of ISTAT, The Washington Aero Club and The Royal Aeronautical Society.