DUBLIN, IRELAND – March 30, 2020: Alton Aviation Consultancy is pleased to announce that Leah Ryan has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Based in Alton’s Dublin, Ireland office, Leah will enhance Alton’s advisory offerings in aircraft leasing and aviation finance, risk analysis and restructuring, due diligence and investment strategy, business planning, transaction support, and valuation.
Leah is a seasoned aviation financial services leader, bringing two decades of experience in global risk management and aviation finance to her new role. Prior to joining Alton, Leah spent a decade with GECAS across its operating lease and lending (PK AirFinance) businesses, providing oversight on structuring and comprehensive underwriting of aviation leasing and debt opportunities. Earlier in her career, Leah worked with GE Commercial Finance, underwriting and delivering due diligence analysis for leasing and financing products.
Leah earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Trinity College Dublin.
John Mowry, Alton founding Managing Director, says: “We are thrilled for Leah to join the Alton team in Dublin, cementing our presence in one of world’s major aircraft leasing hubs. In today’s challenging environment, Leah’s deep risk and restructuring experience across leasing and lending products further strengthens our expertise and will provide significant value to our clients.”
Ryan adds: “I am incredibly proud to be joining the growing team at Alton. I look forward to using my experience across aviation finance to offer objective and impartial guidance to the world’s leading aircraft lessors, airlines, lenders, and investors.”