Expertise & Background
Bill has over 40 years experience within the Aviation leasing and asset finance industry, where he focused on origination, transaction and asset management. Prior to forming CACL with Centrus , Bill was Chairman and CEO of Aviation Partners Ltd and prior to that was the Executive Director at KV Aviation, an operating lessor with offices in London and Sydney. Prior to that, he was the Head of Aviation Asset Management at Allco Finance Group where he held the position since 2003. Prior to joining the group he was the Managing Director of Pembroke Capital Leasing, a joint venture company owned by Rolls Royce Capital and GATX Leasing. He maintained similar responsibilities at Volvo Aero Services (formally the Ages Group) as Executive Vice President, Leasing, Finance and Asset Management and at AAR Corp as Head of Sales and Marketing. He Was one of the original founders of Aviation Lease Finance, a joint venture long-term Engine lease company between Volvo Aero Services, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Engine Lease Finance and the Ages Group. He held board positions in each of the respective companies. Bill holds an MBA degree in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University, England. He his the past president of ISTAT (International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading) and was a board member for 10 years. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, the Royal Aeronautical Society and a member of the Wings Club.