Midaero – About Us

About Us

Midland Aerospace Partnership, or Midaero are a premium supplier of business improvement systems, supply chain development, and leadership development services to the High Value Manufacturing Sector.

SINCE 2013

The leading name in manufacturing consultancy

We believe that with a well defined strategy, accountable leadership, and the correct expertise, anything is possible, and that is what we bring to your project. We bring a set of clearly defined, and systematically linked tools that will help us take on our role of a guide to your project, offering insight, support, and experience. Moreover, we help by keeping you on track for success.

Our experience is brought to you through our long-term engagement with High Value Manufacturing and its support networks. We know how this sector operates and therefore, importantly for our clients, we know what is expected of manufacturing suppliers throughout the supply chain. We will share your goals and help you to realise them. Rest assured that you, our customer are our number one priority.

Manufacturing consultants, Midaero

Collaborating in Your Success

We are zealots of Business Improvement & leadership, and we believe that through systematic approaches to strategy & tactical delivery, great things can happen. We see our role as a collaborator in your success, and we do everything with our values of trust & integrity at the very front of our thinking.

We Have a Standardised Approach

We have a systematic approach using our unique Midaero Accelerated Improvement Model. This helps us to advise on

  • Strategic Execution Programmes
  • Tactical Process Improvement
  • Quality System Installation & Maintenance
  • Leadership Development Programmes, and
  • Operational & cultural integration of M&A

Our Brands

Explore our innovative approach to business improvement, and people development


SQEDL is our Business Improvement Platform. Currently in development, SQEDL is an online assessment tool that not only identifies risk within your business but also prescribes countermeasures to help you improve your most vulnerable areas.
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Now For Success

Now For Success, is our Executive Coaching offering. During our careers we found the better our coaches, the better we performed. Moreover, often accessing potential that we never knew we had. Now we help others discover their potential.
Launch Website

NDT Midlands

NDT Midlands, is our AS9100D accredited, Non Destructive Testing business. Specialising in the critical inspection of components for the Power Generation, Oil & Gas, & Aerospace markets. We also offer some of the best turnaround times in the industry.
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Our Team

The management team have proven industry expertise developed with Moog Inc (£2.0Bn), Goodrich Aerospace Inc (£5.3Bn), and also United Technologies Corporation (£45.5Bn), where they have held leadership positions across a range of operations, and functions, including Production, Special Processes, Supply Chain, and also Compliance.


Doug Allen

Director & Founder

Douglas Allen founded Midaero in 2014. He is a speaker, consultant, and advisor. Doug was a senior leader with Goodrich, UTC, and Moog. He has over 20 years of senior leadership experience in Aerospace & MFG. Doug specialises in driving change, through strong leadership.
Doug has advised the LEP on Supply Chains, and skills shortage. He is currently a Senior Advisor to Moog’s Industrial Group, and has also advised the University of Wolverhampton in HVM, and training.
Doug is qualified in Leadership, Law, Environmental Accountability, Business Admin and also Metallurgy.

Anna Lavender-Moore


Anna Lavender-Moore joined Midaero in early 2017. She is an expert in process design, and has held leadership positions with Goodrich, UTC, and Moog. Anna has 10 years’ experience of designing processes in complex, fast paced operations.
She is an advisor to University of Wolverhampton on aerospace training. Anna is a graduate of Cranfield Business School, and also holds a BSc (Hons), and also NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management.
Anna is currently reading Organisational Psychology, Masters at University of Liverpool.



Trust is the lifeblood of our organisation. It is the basis for how we interact with our workforce, suppliers and our customers. Moreover, we trust and therefore expect to be trusted.


We believe that a business, just like a building, will eventually collapse if it has no integrity. Our relationships are built on honesty, therefore we will go as far as we can to offer and preserve it.


Modern businesses thrive on communication and collaboration both internally and externally. We believe that by collaborating with a wide variety of organisations, we can prepare for, and prosper in, a bright future.


Associate Consultants (Contract Basis)

Midaero are looking for talented Quality Management System consultants with an excellent understanding of Management System design, installation and also maintenance. Experience of Stage 1 & 2 accreditation audits for BS EN9100:2018 / AS9100 Rev D is a distinct advantage, also relevant aerospace operations experience.

Full Stack Developer (Contract Basis)

Midaero are looking to hire an experienced full-stack developer to work on our Business Improvement Platform. Therefore, you must have knowledge of Ruby on Rails, and UI / UX design. Experience of gamification also a distinct advantage.