Ramki Sundaram  Chief Executive Officer  Ramki has over 25 years of aviation and financing experience. Over the past 8 years, Ramki oversaw in excess of US$7.0 billion of aviation financing as the Global Head of Aviation for Natixis and Head of Aviation for Investec, where he has established various aviation funds and platforms. Prior to this, Ramki was the CEO of India's first low-cost carrier (Air Deccan), where he oversaw its growth and subsequent sale to Kingfisher Airlines.

Ramki Sundaram
Chief Executive Officer

Ramki has over 25 years of aviation and financing experience. Over the past 8 years, Ramki oversaw in excess of US$7.0 billion of aviation financing as the Global Head of Aviation for Natixis and Head of Aviation for Investec, where he has established various aviation funds and platforms. Prior to this, Ramki was the CEO of India's first low-cost carrier (Air Deccan), where he oversaw its growth and subsequent sale to Kingfisher Airlines.

Cian Dooley  Executive Director  Cian has over 29 years experience with aircraft manufacturers, leasing companies and banks, including roles as a Managing Director of Boeing Capital and Chief Commercial Officer of Genesis Lease (NYSE-listed, subsequently merged into the world’s 2nd largest aircraft lessor, AerCap). Since 2010, Cian has worked with a broad range of banks, leasing companies, and airlines as a consultant for deal origination and structuring, most recently as part of the Natixis aviation team.

Cian Dooley
Executive Director

Cian has over 29 years experience with aircraft manufacturers, leasing companies and banks, including roles as a Managing Director of Boeing Capital and Chief Commercial Officer of Genesis Lease (NYSE-listed, subsequently merged into the world’s 2nd largest aircraft lessor, AerCap). Since 2010, Cian has worked with a broad range of banks, leasing companies, and airlines as a consultant for deal origination and structuring, most recently as part of the Natixis aviation team.

Anand Ramachandran  Chief Financial Officer  Anand has over 23 years of aviation and financing experience. Having initially worked with both Air Deccan, India’s first low-cost carrier and Jet Airways in the finance, investor relations, and fleet management departments, Anand then moved to Investec, originating and structuring debt financing transactions. Anand most recently helped to set up and grow Goshawk Aviation Limited (a US$5.0 billion aircraft lessor at the time of his departure) where he held the role of Chief Financial Officer.

Anand Ramachandran
Chief Financial Officer

Anand has over 23 years of aviation and financing experience. Having initially worked with both Air Deccan, India’s first low-cost carrier and Jet Airways in the finance, investor relations, and fleet management departments, Anand then moved to Investec, originating and structuring debt financing transactions. Anand most recently helped to set up and grow Goshawk Aviation Limited (a US$5.0 billion aircraft lessor at the time of his departure) where he held the role of Chief Financial Officer.

 
Jocelyn Noel  Partner  Jocelyn has 14 years of experience in the aircraft financing sector, most recently working as an Executive Director and the Global Head of Aviation Distributions with Natixis Corporate and Investment Banking. Over the past decade, Jocelyn has been stationed across New York, Hong Kong, and London in transaction sourcing, origination, and distribution roles.

Jocelyn Noel
Partner

Jocelyn has 14 years of experience in the aircraft financing sector, most recently working as an Executive Director and the Global Head of Aviation Distributions with Natixis Corporate and Investment Banking. Over the past decade, Jocelyn has been stationed across New York, Hong Kong, and London in transaction sourcing, origination, and distribution roles.

John O'Flynn  Partner  John has over 10 years aviation experience working with both airlines and leasing companies. He spent 7 years with Ryanair holding a number of senior management positions such as Treasurer, Head of Aircraft Finance and Head of Investor Relations. John then joined Goshawk Aviation Limited (a US$5.0 billion aircraft lessor at the time of his departure) sourcing capital globally from financial institutions and institutional investors.

John O'Flynn
Partner

John has over 10 years aviation experience working with both airlines and leasing companies. He spent 7 years with Ryanair holding a number of senior management positions such as Treasurer, Head of Aircraft Finance and Head of Investor Relations. John then joined Goshawk Aviation Limited (a US$5.0 billion aircraft lessor at the time of his departure) sourcing capital globally from financial institutions and institutional investors.

Eugene Lui  Partner  Eugene has over 9 years of aviation and financing experience. Having initially worked for Deutsche Bank Investment Banking, Eugene then moved to Investec’s Structured Finance division working with the aviation team. Eugene then helped set up and grow Goshawk Aviation Limited (a US$5.0 billion aircraft lessor at the time of his departure) working across the Commercial and Corporate Finance functions.

Eugene Lui
Partner

Eugene has over 9 years of aviation and financing experience. Having initially worked for Deutsche Bank Investment Banking, Eugene then moved to Investec’s Structured Finance division working with the aviation team. Eugene then helped set up and grow Goshawk Aviation Limited (a US$5.0 billion aircraft lessor at the time of his departure) working across the Commercial and Corporate Finance functions.


Charles Stott  General Counsel and  Compliance Officer  Chas is a UK qualified lawyer with more than 23 years of in-house experience gained working closely with management and businesses involved in providing a wide range of banking and financial services. Prior to joining Airborne, Chas has held a series of key positions within Investec Bank plc’s legal function, including covering: Investment Banking and Securities and Structured Products and Distribution.

Charles Stott
General Counsel and
Compliance Officer

Chas is a UK qualified lawyer with more than 23 years of in-house experience gained working closely with management and businesses involved in providing a wide range of banking and financial services. Prior to joining Airborne, Chas has held a series of key positions within Investec Bank plc’s legal function, including covering: Investment Banking and Securities and Structured Products and Distribution.

Chris Hansom  Commercial  Chris has 6 years of experience in the aircraft leasing and financing sector, most recently working as a Commercial Manager with Seraph Aviation Management ‘SAM’. Chris has executed both new and secondary leasing transactions with a global range of airline customers. Part of the original Volito Aviation Services team who founded SAM, Chris was integral to growing SAM’s managed portfolio of commercial aircraft rom 12 to over 50 assets prior to joining Airborne Capital in October 2018.

Chris Hansom
Commercial

Chris has 6 years of experience in the aircraft leasing and financing sector, most recently working as a Commercial Manager with Seraph Aviation Management ‘SAM’. Chris has executed both new and secondary leasing transactions with a global range of airline customers. Part of the original Volito Aviation Services team who founded SAM, Chris was integral to growing SAM’s managed portfolio of commercial aircraft rom 12 to over 50 assets prior to joining Airborne Capital in October 2018.

Donna Marie O’Neill  Operations  Donna Marie started her career in aviation with GECAS over 12 years ago in the finance department. Since then, she has worked across multiple departments including operations, technical, and finance functions in both Aldus Aviation and Nordic Aviation Capital. Immediately prior to joining Airborne, Donna Marie was the senior contracts manager for NAC, managing portfolios for some of NAC biggest clients totaling 59+ aircraft in the EMEA / Americas regions.

Donna Marie O’Neill
Operations

Donna Marie started her career in aviation with GECAS over 12 years ago in the finance department. Since then, she has worked across multiple departments including operations, technical, and finance functions in both Aldus Aviation and Nordic Aviation Capital. Immediately prior to joining Airborne, Donna Marie was the senior contracts manager for NAC, managing portfolios for some of NAC biggest clients totaling 59+ aircraft in the EMEA / Americas regions.

 
Emer Rice  Finance  Emer has 15 years accounting experience with 11 of these gained while working in the aviation industry. She spent the early part of her career working with Ernst & Young, gaining invaluable experience across a range of service and manufacturing businesses, and more recently in a senior finance position within ELFC, where she maintained a large portfolio of aircraft engines (in excess of US$$2 billion). During her tenure she worked across several functions including accounting, tax, operations, and treasury.

Emer Rice
Finance

Emer has 15 years accounting experience with 11 of these gained while working in the aviation industry. She spent the early part of her career working with Ernst & Young, gaining invaluable experience across a range of service and manufacturing businesses, and more recently in a senior finance position within ELFC, where she maintained a large portfolio of aircraft engines (in excess of US$$2 billion). During her tenure she worked across several functions including accounting, tax, operations, and treasury.

Hammad Bin Shahid  Credit  Hammad has 4 years of experience working in the aviation and finance space. Hammad worked across the pricing, structuring and credit functions at ABL Aviation, prior to which he was a portfolio strategist and industry analysis for Goshawk Aviation. Hammad holds a M.Sc. from University College Dublin and is an ACCA qualified accountant.

Hammad Bin Shahid
Credit

Hammad has 4 years of experience working in the aviation and finance space. Hammad worked across the pricing, structuring and credit functions at ABL Aviation, prior to which he was a portfolio strategist and industry analysis for Goshawk Aviation. Hammad holds a M.Sc. from University College Dublin and is an ACCA qualified accountant.

Hari Raghavan  Commercial  Hari is an experienced banking professional with over 21 years of aviation and financing experience. Prior to joining Airborne, Hari was a Director within Credit Suisse’s Securitization Finance – Transportation Division, where he led a team that originated, structured and executed on a variety of aircraft, container and railcar securitization / lending transactions; including of over US$5.0 billion of structured aviation financings since 2014.

Hari Raghavan
Commercial

Hari is an experienced banking professional with over 21 years of aviation and financing experience. Prior to joining Airborne, Hari was a Director within Credit Suisse’s Securitization Finance – Transportation Division, where he led a team that originated, structured and executed on a variety of aircraft, container and railcar securitization / lending transactions; including of over US$5.0 billion of structured aviation financings since 2014.

 
Matt Rao  Technical  Matt has experience across the aviation and engineering sector, working most recently in the Analysis, Pricing and Evaluation team for Kayan Aviation Capital where he would evaluate deals both from a technical and commercial stand point. Matt has M.Sc. form City University of London in Data Science and has previously worked as a engineer at several high level motorsport teams (incl. Formula One) prior to moving across to the aviation sector.

Matt Rao
Technical

Matt has experience across the aviation and engineering sector, working most recently in the Analysis, Pricing and Evaluation team for Kayan Aviation Capital where he would evaluate deals both from a technical and commercial stand point. Matt has M.Sc. form City University of London in Data Science and has previously worked as a engineer at several high level motorsport teams (incl. Formula One) prior to moving across to the aviation sector.

Mukund Santhanam  Commercial  Mukund has over 25 years of financial market experience at international banks across Asia, providing financing and risk management solutions to corporate and institutional clients. During his career with Citigroup, Standard Chartered Bank and Deutsche Bank in India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, he has been involved in structuring and marketing structured investments, FX and Interest rate hedging solutions and structured financing & capital market solutions for clients across the region.

Mukund Santhanam
Commercial

Mukund has over 25 years of financial market experience at international banks across Asia, providing financing and risk management solutions to corporate and institutional clients. During his career with Citigroup, Standard Chartered Bank and Deutsche Bank in India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, he has been involved in structuring and marketing structured investments, FX and Interest rate hedging solutions and structured financing & capital market solutions for clients across the region.

Natalja Kirby  Financial Operations  Natalja is a chartered accountant with more than 8 years of finance and audit experience across multiple industries and countries. Prior to joining Airborne, Natalja worked as an auditor and finance business partner for KPMG and EY across their Luxembourg, Dublin and Melbourne offices. Natalja then moved to working in the aircraft leasing market with Waypoint Leasing, where she was an integral part of the group accounting team.

Natalja Kirby
Financial Operations

Natalja is a chartered accountant with more than 8 years of finance and audit experience across multiple industries and countries. Prior to joining Airborne, Natalja worked as an auditor and finance business partner for KPMG and EY across their Luxembourg, Dublin and Melbourne offices. Natalja then moved to working in the aircraft leasing market with Waypoint Leasing, where she was an integral part of the group accounting team.

 
Nick White  Technical  Nick has over 35 years of aviation technical experience, latest of which was being responsible for Fokker’s Operation in the Asia and the Asia Pacific region, being based at its maintenance facility in Singapore which carries out aircraft maintenance (AMRO), Component maintenance (CMRO) and operates a power by the hour parts program (ABACUS).

Nick White
Technical

Nick has over 35 years of aviation technical experience, latest of which was being responsible for Fokker’s Operation in the Asia and the Asia Pacific region, being based at its maintenance facility in Singapore which carries out aircraft maintenance (AMRO), Component maintenance (CMRO) and operates a power by the hour parts program (ABACUS).

 
Sarah Perfect  Office Manager  Sarah has over 8 years experience working as a Personal Assistant and has worked in the Aviation industry for over 5 years. Sarah has provided personal assistance and office management to Airborne Capital since November 2017.

Sarah Perfect
Office Manager

Sarah has over 8 years experience working as a Personal Assistant and has worked in the Aviation industry for over 5 years. Sarah has provided personal assistance and office management to Airborne Capital since November 2017.