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Donal O’Shea

Asset Manager / Project Manager

Donal O’Shea joined in January 2017 with responsibility for special projects within the technical asset management team. Donal brings with him over 18 years of experience in the aviation industry, four of which have been in the Leasing sector. Prior to joining Avolon, Donal worked in the Technical and Asset Management departments at Santos Dumont as their Senior Project Manager with responsibility for the management and integrity of technical data for a portfolio of c.150 aircraft.

His aviation career began at Ryanair as an aircraft engineering apprentice. He went on to spend ten years at Cityjet where he held a role of Lead Engineer; later progressing to a senior role as their Systems and Structures specialist. He next joined CAE Parc Aviation holding a senior role within their Continuing Airworthiness department.

Donal holds a BEng honours degree in Aircraft Engineering from Kingston University  and also retains a current IAA/EASA Part 66 Maintenance Engineers Licence.

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