John Leenane


John is our Head of Operations with three decades of experience in banking, structured finance, and aircraft operating leasing. His extensive background encompasses lending, financing, trading, pricing, portfolio management, aircraft acquisition, and strategic partnership development. Prior to CDB Aviation, John was Regional Director, Europe & Asia – Financial Institutions Group, at CIT Aerospace International. He also served as Director of TC-CIT Aviation Ireland, a joint venture between CIT Aerospace and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Capital Strategies, at ORIX Aviation. John also held executive positions at Fresh Mortgages Limited, Investec Bank, IIU Ltd, and ABN AMRO Bank N.V. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.