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Patrick Collins

AVP Technical

Patrick joined Avolon’s Technical Asset Management team in April 2017 following the acquisition of CIT Aerospace. He is responsible for ensuring the technical accuracy and integrity of Avolon’s portfolio of aircraft whilst also providing support to Avolon’s Lessees for maintenance claims, modifications and general technical enquiries. Patrick started his career in the leasing industry in 2007 as a Project Manager for various leasing companies and joined the Technical Asset Management team at CIT in 2008.

Prior to CIT, Patrick developed his Project Management experience over 10 years in various industries as a Programme Manager specialising on M&A related projects, reporting to executive management.

Patrick is a native German and moved to Ireland in 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Production Engineering and Management with first class honours from the University of Hamburg, Germany. He also completed a vocational training with Lufthansa in Hamburg as an Engine Mechanic. He is currently enrolled at the University of Limerick, where he is studying for his MBA.

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