Stephen Wainwright


Stephen has over 25 years’ experience providing aviation, regulatory economics and financial advisory across the transport sector in the private and public sector.

Stephen joined Steer from PricewaterhouseCoopers where he specialised as a consultant in the transport and utilities team. He started his career at the Civil Aviation Authority supporting the economic regulation of airports, air traffic management and airlines.

At Steer, Stephen is the Director responsible for the global RAFA offer, covering Regulatory Economics, Aviation and Financial Advisory. He provides management oversight as well as thought leadership in the development of our offer, including leading client relationships and projects on transactions and policy and regulatory work throughout the world.

Articles and insights by this expert

14 Jun 2022

Finance approved for John F. Kennedy International Airport's (JFK) New Terminal One (NTO)

Steer is proud to have supported the development team for what will be JFK's largest international terminal, and congratulates the entire project team on a successful financial close.

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29 Apr 2020

Forecasting the route to recovery for the aviation industry

The aviation industry has addressed and worked through previous shocks and economic downturns, including SARS, 9/11, the Global Financial Crisis, alongside fluctuations in oil prices. However, the global impact of COVID-19 and worldwide Governments’ response is unprecedented.

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10 Apr 2014

Congestion management at NYC airports

A federal rulemaking now pending for the New York region will likely signal the future of regulatory approaches to allocating scarce airport capacity in the US.

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