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Brian Foley

Global Head of Aircraft Trading

Brian Foley has global responsibility for managing Avolon’s aircraft trading and syndication strategy. In that role he oversees key relationships with aircraft investors and trading counterparties.

Brian Foley has over 29 years’ experience in aviation finance. Prior to joining GPA in 1985 he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG. Over the following ten years he held a number of capital markets roles within both GPA and GECAS culminating in the position of Managing Director, Capital Markets. From 1995 onwards he was a principal in the Dublin office of Babcock & Brown specialising in airline financing, product design and securitisation structures. The total value of transactions executed in that timeframe is in excess of US$8 billion.

Brian has a Masters in Management Science from University College Dublin and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

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