Mr. Aviation To Consulting

About Me:

Experienced airline Captain that operated in the Papuan mountains flying single-pilot aircraft into remote airstrips. I recently moved back to Hong Kong after living in the UK, Thailand, Bhutan, and Indonesia. I am looking for a career change and have always felt constrained by the limited opportunities for advancement in the aviation sector.


See More Profiles For: London Business School

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of New South Wales

Undergrad Major: Aviation Managment

GPA: 3.9

GMAT: To be taken

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Grad Diploma in Aviation Management

School Name: University Of New South Wales

Extracurriculars: Skydiving, poker, trading

Work History:

Title: Captain

Industry: Transportation

Company: Airlines / Bush Pilot

Length of Employment: 10 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Flying as a bush pilot in the Papuan mountains for 3 years. Operating into man-made runways that took 15 years to be built by the local tribesmen. Enrolled back into University after leaving school at a young age, with minimal academic qualifications. Lived in the UK, Thailand, Bhutan, and Indonesia and am now back in Hong Kong.

Post MBA Goal:

I knew post-COVID that aviation would never be the same and decided to make 2020 the year I fought for the career I wanted and enrolled in University. An MBA will offer the rigor and scope to build the right network in order that I can move into the consulting career I dream of, leveraging my deep experience in the aviation sector.


Join in! Click here to assess the odds of Mr. Aviation To Consulting

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

See what the industry experts have to say:

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 10%

    Mr. Aviation to Consulting – thanks for posting your profile. Susan here from Stratus.

    While your story is very interesting and you have strong undergrad performance, there are several key pieces of your profile that are missing and/or not working in your favor. First – standardized test. This will be a determing factor in adcom assessing your ability to do the work in their program. Second – age. You are solidly above the age of the average incoming students. You need to explain why NOW is the right time for you to get an MBA. Third – goals. You haven’t offered any insight into WHY you want to go into consulting and how you will leverage your current skills as you transition into a new role. …

    3 years ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 10%

    Mr. Aviation to Consulting, I’m Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. You certainly have had an exciting career. Given your experience I can imagine you are cool under pressure and able to react to constantly changing conditions, qualities that are very useful for consultants. After reading your blub I still have a lot of questions. Schools look at many aspects of candidate’s lives, school, work, professional and community. You mention that 2020 was the year you enrolled in university- was that when you earned your graduate diploma? A graduate diploma in Aviation from University of NSW does not require an undergraduate degree but most traditional MBA programs do expect applicants to have a bachelors’ degree. Did you get an undergraduate degree? …

    3 years ago Read the full review

The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 50%

  • 50% | 3 years ago

Rate The Odds of Acceptance

Submit My MBA Profile