Meet the team
Our team benefits from over 200 years of combined experience in aviation, finance, banking, and general management.
Our memberships of various professional associations, means that we aim to always conduct our business with the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and ethics, which is to the benefit of both our customers and our investors.
Our business partnership with Amstrow brings additional deal-flow opportunities, technical advisory, many industry connections, and structuring advice.
Mark Lowth – CEO
Mark has amassed significant experience in the Aviation Leasing sector over the past 10 years or so, and currently serves on several leasing company boards with responsibility for a total pool of Assets under Management worth in excess of $0.75 bn.
Prior to that, Mark worked for a subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters for a number of years on an Engine & Helicopter leasing project, and also the establishment of a new MRO facility in Singapore.
Prior to becoming involved in the Aviation Sector, Mark held a number of senior Finance & Operational roles in multinational companies and mid-sized SME’s.
Mark has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since 1995, holds an MBA from DKIT, and a Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance from the Law Society of Ireland.
Tom Barry – CFO
Tom Barry previously headed up the Corporate Banking Division in Irelands largest Bank AIB, and was director of AIB Capital Markets plc (a regulated Bank).
Tom was appointed Head of Corporate Banking in 1998, and with a strong team grew the business from a Balance Sheet of €5bn up to €25bn, and profits up to €350m, with 85% of that from International Lending outside of Ireland.
During his time at AIB, Tom was directly involved in the funding of several large Aviation Leasing transactions, and also has significant experience in the recovery of Assets.
Tom holds an MBA from Trinity College Dublin, and a BSc from University College Dublin.
Will Pascall – Chief Commercial Officer
Will started his career in aviation as a commercial pilot before moving into aircraft leasing. With over forty year’s aviation experience, he has developed significant expertise in many areas of commercial aviation, and in particular in Aircraft Leasing, financing and sales.
Will has sourced, acquired, leased, and sold aircraft all over the world, and throughout his career has dealt with many of the world’s most well-known Airlines and operators.
He has been engaged in all types of aircraft financing, including cross border leasing structures, Securitisations, ECA funded structures etc.
Will has also undertaken advisory work for some of the world’s largest banks, led a successful leasing company work out, and established an aircraft leasing company for various investment groups.
In addition to his finance expertise, Will has an in-depth technical knowledge of all Aircraft types and Engines, accumulated over many years working in the industry.
Jack Gogarty – Non-Executive Chairman
Jack is an experienced Finance director with over thirty years of diverse experience in senior field operations and corporate headquarter roles with the Coca-Cola Company. He has worked in Manufacturing Operations, and at Corporate Headquarters in Atlanta Georgia conducting Global business system implementations, and more recently establishing Global Business Service operations.
Jack has partnered with a “Big four” financial services organisation in providing business advisory support to a large Irish public sector client relating to developing high performing teams based on the principles of Continuous Improvement.
He also serves as a non-executive director for a number of companies providing Business strategy support specifically with regard to Strategic and financial planning and investment evaluation.
Jack is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants, and holds a BSc in Management Studies from Trinity College Dublin, and a Degree in Business from DIT.
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