Ronan first joined Santos Dumont in 2005 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2016. Ronan has held a number of technical and commercial roles across a diverse portfolio of asset acquisitions and management, responsible for the technical management of over USD $6 billion of assets across a full range of aircraft types and involved in over USD $10 billion in commercial aircraft transactions. Ronan’s industry experience spans the last 15 years and includes technical and commercial roles supporting lessors and airlines. His long-term objective is the building of sustainable leasing platforms for investors through his experience and leveraging the depth and breadth of the Santos Dumont servicing platform. For the last 2 years Ronan has been recognized in the Business & Finance Magazine’s Top 100 most influential Irish CEOs Index, as well as his nomination in Airline Economics’ Top 40 under 40 listing of aircraft leasing and finance professionals worldwide.
Ronan holds an MSc Bioengineering, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Degree and a Mathematics Degree from Trinity College Dublin