Mark Lowth – CEO
An Accountant by profession, Mark is an experienced Aviation Leasing professional, currently serving as director on a number of leasing boards with assets under management worth in excess of $0.75 bn. Mark has held several senior finance roles over a 30 year career, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since 1995. He also holds an MBA from DKIT, and a Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance from the Law Society of Ireland.
Tom Barry – CFO
Tom previously headed up the Corporate Banking Division in Ireland’s largest Bank AIB, and was director of AIB Capital Markets plc (a regulated Bank). While head of Corporate Banking, Tom grew the business from a Balance Sheet of €5bn up to €25bn. Tom was directly involved in the funding of several large Aviation Leasing transactions, and has significant experience in the recovery of Assets. Tom holds an MBA from Trinity College Dublin, and a BSc from University College Dublin.
Will Pascall – CCO
Will began his career in aviation as a commercial pilot before moving into aircraft leasing. With forty year’s aviation experience, he has significant expertise in all areas of Aircraft Leasing, Financing and Sales. Will has sourced, acquired, leased, and sold aircraft all over the world, and has been engaged in all types of aircraft financing, including cross border leasing structures, securitisations, ECA structures etc. Will has a deep technical knowledge of all Aircraft types and Engines.
Jack Gogarty – Non-Executive Chairman
Jack is an experienced Finance director with over thirty years of diverse experience in senior roles with the Coca-Cola Company. He has worked in Manufacturing Operations, and at Corporate Headquarters in Atlanta Georgia conducting Global business system implementations, and more recently establishing Global Business Service operations. Jack is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants, and holds a BSc in Management Studies from Trinity College Dublin, and a Degree in Business from DIT.
Chuck Kerrigan – President Aerlinks US
Chuck has a 40 year career in senior finance, commercial banking & wealth management roles. At AIB plc Chuck headed up a new U.S. region for corporate banking where he grew assets from $0 to $500m. As Senior Vice President of Wells Fargo’s Private Bank, Chuck became FINRA Series 7 and 66 licensed. His wealth management experience includes time as Director of Marketing for an ultra-high net worth, financial planning firm with AUM over $2bn. He also has chaired an investment committee with over $1.0bn in AUM
Malcolm Cox – Head of Technical
Malcolm started his career as an Engineer with the RAF and holds a B Eng in Aeromechanical Engineering. He has held senior engineering roles in FLS Aerospace, Marshall Aerospace, and was also Director of Engineering for Flybe, which was Europe’s largest regional airline with c. 72 operational Aircraft at its peak. Malcolm is an expert on Aircraft redelivery and transitioning, and on all matters regarding technical records and airworthiness. He has also managed aircraft records restorations on behalf of Lessors for repossessed aircraft.