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.”
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. With no joint ventures, affiliations or other business associations, Alton is independent and objective, trusted to provide a premium offering to serve the best interests of its clients.
Offices in New York, Dublin, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, and Singapore support Alton’s global footprint, delivering deep domain expertise across the entire aviation value chain. Typical projects involve strategy and business plan development, operational performance improvement and transaction support for clients including airlines, manufacturers, MRO and aftermarket service providers, lessors, and the broader financial and investment community.