Seraph Aviation Group is a global leader in aviation asset management and investment. We offer a unique blend of aircraft management services and capital markets expertise powered by proprietary state of the art technology.
At a glance
Total Managed Aircraft
Unique Aircraft Operators
How we do business
We do not compete with our customers
We manage bespoke investment strategies for our investors
We have a strong and transparent conflict policy
Our management group has an average experience of c. 20 years, managing through numerous industry cycles
Strong relationships with airlines, investors, financiers, appraisers and other lessors
High standard of KYC and anti-money laundering procedures
Regular review of international sanctions
Regulated by the Irish Department of Justice
Chief Executive Officer
20+ years of experience providing strategic, financial and operational leadership across differing industries such as International Telecoms company Digicel while holding several Senior CEO roles at the company.
Chief Financial Officer
25+ years of industry experience working with 15 of the world’s top 20 aircraft lessors. Previously, Managing Director of Aviation Finance and Leasing at KPMG, Denis has worked closely with Irish financial institutions, including Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c., Bank of Ireland and Irish Life.
Head of Aviation Services
30+ years of commercial leadership experience in the aircraft leasing industry and worked at companies such as Volito, Pegasus Airlines and Aergo. Eugene is also an Irish chartered accountant, having worked at Price Waterhouse in Dublin.
10+ years of experience in the industry. Catherine has been a key member of the team since 2011 and promoted to General Counsel in May 2013.
Chief Technical Officer
30+ years of industry experience starting his career with Aer Lingus and later working with large lessors such as AerCap and APFL.
MD and Head of Capital Advisory
18 years of industry experience, working with companies such as ECN Capital and Credit Suisse’s Structured Finance Group with a particular coverage focus on the transportation leasing sector, including rail and aviation leasing.
CCO and Head of Origination
30+ years aviation industry experience. Concluded commercial aircraft transactions worldwide for over 200 aircraft. Previous roles include senior positions at GPA & StanChart Aviation Finance, Chief Commercial Officer at Aergo, Deputy Chairman at Ukraine International Airlines & Chairman at Starair (Ireland) Ltd.
MD Debt Sourcing
Lou has been with Seraph for 8 years and heads our Loan Arrangement business. Mr. Nardi holds a BA degree in economics from Rutgers University and an MBA from New York University.
Chief Risk Officer
Pradeep has over 23 years experience in asset based lending, leasing, capital markets and alternative investment management. Prior to Seraph Aviation, Pradeep was a Managing Director at Fifth Street Finance where he founded First Star Aviation, an international aircraft leasing portfolio company.
Steve Ciampi has over 35 years’ experience in Capital Markets. He started his career with Drexel Burnham Lambert where he was a specialist in agricultural commodities. Mr. Ciampi joined Citigroup in 1993 and later became responsible for Futures and Exchanged Traded Derivatives in EMEA and Australia.