CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Nick is Chief Operating Officer of the company, based in Dublin. Nick is a seasoned aircraft leasing professional with 20 years of experience in asset finance, working for lessors exclusively owned by large financial institutions. His background spans a wide range of key operational areas and in his most recent role, Nick was credited with establishing and leading the industry’s first aircraft leasing innovation lab. Previously, he served as Head of Credit Risk, Head of Transaction Management, Senior Vice President, Commercial Negotiation, as well as several other roles in contract management, aircraft deliveries, and funding. Nick started his career in The Royal Bank of Scotland’s rail leasing business before progressing to their Structured Asset Finance division then moving to Lombard Aviation Capital (which became RBS Aviation Capital, now SMBC Aviation Capital) where he spent over 14 years. Nick holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Leeds.