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Bob James

Chief Executive Officer

Bob James studied Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in 1984 and has a career spanning Rolls Royce PLC, British Airways and General Electric. He founded AerFin Limited in September 2010.
Mr James is renowned for his passion for the aviation business and his entrepreneurial leadership style. He is a highly regarded professional in his field, having previously co-founded an engine management, sales and leasing company, sold to DVB Bank SE in July 2007, and having presented at many industry conferences. Mr. James’ contribution to the Aerospace industry was recently recognised when he was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list for services to exports.
In the past twelve months, AerFin Ltd has been named “Europe’s fastest-growing Aerospace & Defence Business” by the Financial Times, and “Fastest Growing Business in 2017” by the Sunday Times. The business specialises in providing end of life solutions for investors, MROs and airlines exposed to technically challenging assets and includes spare engine, airframe and engine material supply chain solutions.

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