Head of Origination Strategy
Martin Browne joined Aergo Capital in 2014, during the transition period after the acquisition of the company by funds managed by CarVal Investors. Having held a number of roles within the company since then, including deal origination and aircraft remarketing in Europe, Middle East and Africa as Senior Vice President Commercial, Martin is now responsible for oversight of strategy and the pricing team as Head of Origination Strategy. Martin’s responsibilities include the development and implementation of corporate strategy, sourcing and underwriting of new business, creation of new operational processes and identifying and evaluating growth opportunities for the third-party servicing group targeting fee earning opportunities. In this role, Martin interfaces with key capital markets participants, including investment banks, commercial banks, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds. Since joining, Aergo has grown to a fleet of 45 aircraft worth c. $1.015bn as of the 31st March 2021; transforming in the process from an aircraft trading company into an airline centric operating lessor with a global leasing platform. Prior to starting his professional career, Martin completed his MSc. in Economics at Imperial College London, where he graduated with merit. He also holds a B.A. in Economics and Business from Trinity College, Dublin.