Mr. Barrett is the President & CEO of Engine Lease Finance Corporation. He is a 1985 business graduate of the University College Dublin and qualified with KPMG as a Chartered Accountant in 1988. Shortly after Engine Lease Finance was launched in 1990, Mr. Barrett was employed in the role of financial accountant.
In the period since 1990 he has been involved in every transaction that the Company has conducted, notably the 1996 acquisition by BTMUCC, the 1998 creation of the Aviation Lease Finance joint venture with Volvo Aero, 2011 acquisition of the Macquarie engine portfolio. Since 2002 he has managed the Company’s syndication platform that has led to the successful creation of five partly owned or managed collaborations with Sumitomo Corporation, DVB Bank, MUL, GSI KG Funds and Mitsubishi Corporation.