Leah Ryan brings two decades of global risk management and aviation finance experience to Alton with specialities in the aircraft leasing and lending sectors across the full spectrum of origination, due diligence, and analysis underwriting and syndication. Leah has worked on country-level opportunity assessment and large-scale restructuring and repossessions. She has a deep understanding of complex jurisdictions, credit and asset assessment, transaction structuring across leasing and lending products, portfolio and process management, and model development.
Prior to joining Alton, Leah managed multi-billion-dollar asset portfolios for operating lessor GECAS and its lending business PK AirFinance, across developed and emerging markets. She has a proven track record in transaction underwriting and structuring, contract negotiation, relationship management, communication strategy, and execution and cross-functional team leadership.
Leah earned her Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Management from Trinity College, Dublin.