Leadership Team


Paul Geaney

Head of OEM Team

Paul has been with Avolon since May 2010.

Paul and his team are responsible for managing Avolon’s relationships with all airframe and engine manufacturers. This includes negotiating new aircraft and engine transactions, managing the company’s existing orderbook and supporting the placement activity of the marketing team. From the launch of Avolon until the creation of the OEM Team in 2017, Paul was Head of the Americas, with responsibility for all sale and leaseback, placement and remarketing activity in North and South America.

Prior to joining Avolon, Paul spent three years with Claret Capital, including a period running one of its portfolio companies, before becoming a partner at the firm. Prior to that he worked for RBS Aviation Capital in its credit and pricing teams. Before making the move to Claret he created and ran the bank’s international corporate jet finance business. Paul began his professional career with Merrill Lynch in New York where he worked in the healthcare banking team.

Paul holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Politics from Trinity College, Dublin.

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