Chris Spafford


Chris has more than 15 years of consulting experience, helping clients including airlines, the manufacturers and MROs for every major aircraft, engine, and parts.

Mr. Spafford is a Partner in the Global Aviation and Aerospace Group at Oliver Wyman. With over 15 years of consulting experience he focuses exclusively in the Aerospace and aviation aftermarket sectors specializing in restructuring, strategy development, investment support/guidance, and operational transformation. Mr. Spafford's client base spans major aircraft, engine, and parts OEMs as well as major MROs, leading global carriers, and investment firms focused in the aviation aftermarket sector. 

Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, Mr. Spafford was a Senior Manager at Manitoba Hydro where he led several operational improvement efforts, and also spent 4 years as a Partner at nGage electronic commerce, a leading Canadian provider of online transaction services. Mr. Spafford holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Degree from Queens University, and an MBA from the University of Toronto.