Ian Clark leads the Technical function within Avolon, having joined the organisation in 2012. Ian and his team provide expert advice and support on all technical aspects of Lease transactions and new aircraft deliveries, they also have oversight of the aircraft maintenance whilst on Lease and manage all claims and authorisations in relation to modifications, repairs and major maintenance events
Prior to joining Avolon, Ian was General Manager Base Maintenance (EASA 145 accountable manager) at Thomas Cook Aircraft Engineering with responsibility for all aircraft maintenance, operating lease redelivery management, engine management services and also led all MRO, OEM and Lessor technical negotiations. He previously held senior technical roles with MyTravel Airways and Airtours International and earlier in his career worked at Dan Air, prior to this he worked in aircraft manufacturing with Airbus UK.
Ian holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and Leadership from Loughborough University and also retains a current UK CAA/EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licence.