Alton Aviation Consultancy Announces Appointment of Leah Ryan as a Managing Director
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.”
About Alton Aviation Consultancy
Alton Aviation Consultancy is a global advisory firm serving the aviation and aerospace industries. The firm was founded by veteran aviation industry executives, globally recognized for their thought leadership, quantitative analytics, and innovative solution development. The firm offers full value chain coverage with clients including airlines, manufacturers, MRO and aftermarket service providers, lessors and the broader financial and investment community.
With offices in New York, Dublin, Dubai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, and Singapore, Alton’s diverse team of professional advisors bring a global perspective with deep regional expertise across the entire aviation value chain to its client engagements. Typical client engagements include strategy and business plan development, operational performance improvement, restructuring, and transaction support.