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Karl Trowbridge

Karl Trowbridge
Head of Mature Aircraft & Engine Leasing

Karl’s career in Aviation spans more than 36 years Having served as an Engineer Officer in the Royal Air Force, he started his commercial aviation career with AAR providing Used Serviceable Material and MRO Services to Airlines and Maintenance providers in Europe, Middle East and Africa He then led the European Operation and expansion of a major provider of airframe, engine material and engine leasing until 1999 when he established Avisource to provide transition and exit strategies for aged assets to Lessors such as Orix BOC and Aercap Following the sale of the company to a NYSE listed parts manufacturer in 2007 Karl joined Aeroturbine to develop the Engine Leasing, Aircraft Trading, and Parts businesses in Europe and Asia Karl was ultimately appointed CEO of Aeroturbine in 2016 As CEO he led the restructuring of the business which included the sale of the engine portfolio of over 120 Engines, over 1 000 000 Spare Parts, and the Airframe MRO Part Out facility Prior to joining Aergo in order to focus on Mature Asset Programs, Karl provided advisory services to Lessors and Investors including Carval, Bain Consulting, and Plane View Partners on a variety of projects covering portfolio valuations, maintenance avoidance and cost reduction programs, and business restructuring