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Donal O'Neill

Dónal O’Neill

Vice President Marketing, EMEA

Dónal O’Neill joined Avolon in May 2015 and is currently Vice President, Origination. Dónal is based in the Dublin Office and is responsible for origination activity & airline customer relationships across the EMEA region.

Prior to this Dónal held the role of Head of Investor Relations with responsibility for managing Avolon’s interaction and communication with the global equity capital markets.

Dónal has over 10 years’ experience working in the investment industry, both in institutional equities and in sell-side equity research. Prior to joining Avolon, Dónal worked as a senior equity analyst for Redburn Partners in London, covering European airlines and transport. Before that, he spent three years with Goodbody Capital Markets in Dublin where he covered aviation and transport. Dónal began his career with Barclays Global Investors where he worked as a portfolio manager within the index equities and commodities team, after which he spent three years with Canadian investment management firm, Investors Group, covering European small and mid-cap equities.

Dónal holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information and Communications Technology from Trinity College Dublin and a Master’s Degree in Finance and Banking from Loughborough University Business School.

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