Emmanuel Dupuy

Founding Partner

Emmanuel began selling fixed and rotary wing aircraft in 2004. In 2009, Emmanuel founded Heli Asset a firm dedicated to helicopter sales, which later merged with Avpro, a world leading aircraft brokerage firm. Emmanuel has completed hundreds of aircraft transactions, across the globe. In 2019, he co-founded Aero Asset with Valerie & William.

Languages: English, French

Valerie Pereira

VP Market Research

Valerie started her aviation career in 2000 as an aircraft market researcher at Amstat, subsequently moving into sales support positions for leading aircraft brokerage firms in France and North America. She is the world’s foremost expert in helicopter market research. Valerie co-founded Aero Asset with William and Emmanuel in 2019.

Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian

William Sturm

VP Sales

William grew up in business aviation and started selling fixed and rotary wing aircraft for OEM and leading aircraft brokerage firms in 2005. He has contributed to and overseen hundreds of aircraft transactions around the world. In 2019 he co-founded Aero Asset with Valerie and Emmanuel.

Languages: English, Spanish, French

Pierre-Yves Bled

VP Marketing

Pierre brings over 20 years of marketing and communication experience to Aero Asset, 10 of which in the aviation industry. He ensures the brand stays current at the forefront of the market and produces the high-end content Aero Asset is known for. He is also responsible for developing the back-office tools inherent to our success. Pierre is a founding member of Aero Asset.

Languages: French, English

Shaun / Shuang Geng

VP Operations

Shaun started his career in hospitality business management in 2003. Through the years he held senior positions at InterContinental, Hyatt, Marriott, and Accor Hotels, in Europe, North America, and Asia. In 2023 he joined Aero Asset as Vice President of Operations.

Languages: Mandarin, English

Andrea Winning

Market Research Director

Andrea started her aviation career in 2004 for EADS Deutschland as a project manager. In 2007 Andrea relocated to Airbus Helicopters Inc in Grand Prairie, Texas where she held several positions in marketing and customer relations. Andrea joined Aero Asset in 2023.

Languages: German, English

Donna Marron

Aircraft Sales Support

Donna started her aviation career in 2013 as the assistant to the Managing Partners of a world leading aircraft brokerage firm. She then joined a major manufacturer of aircraft after-market (PMA) parts before joining Aero Asset in March 2022 as Aircraft Sales Support. Donna is an active member of the market research team and also offers support to the sales & marketing effort.

Languages: English

Tristan Sandor

Senior Director - Mission Critical Services

Tristan began his career in mission critical aviation at Global Medical Response. He was responsible for financial operations, equipment finance, fleet management, procurement, and sales for the largest rotor wing fleet in the US. In addition to 6 years of aircraft sales experience, Tristan has originated countless aircraft financing transactions with over 30 institutional banks and private investment firms.

Languages: English, Spanish

Ed Sale

Senior Sales Director

Ed began his aviation career in aircraft operations in 2001 before joining Sloane Helicopters as sales manager of Robinson & Leonardo helicopters. In 2011 he joined Airbus Helicopters UK as sales manager for private and business markets. Prior to joining Aero Asset in 2023, Ed was a director of Heli Group, specialized in helicopter procurement & commercial operations and sole UK distributor of Hélicoptères Guimbal.

Languages: English

John Byus

Senior Sales Director

John brings decades of rotorcraft sales experience in a career that evolved from helicopter mechanic, pilot, inspector, instructor, director of maintenance and more recently sales manager key accounts at Airbus Helicopters Inc. John joined Aero Asset in 2023 with a deep perspective to help buyers & sellers excel with their helicopter sales and acquisitions.

Languages: English