Aquila Air Capital Recruits Lisa Rooney as Senior Vice President, Finance

Aquila Air Capital (“Aquila”), a leading specialty aviation finance platform, announced today the appointment of Lisa Rooney as Senior Vice President, Finance.

“We warmly welcome Lisa to Aquila, whose extensive background in past aviation lease finance functions will greatly benefit our financial operations and guide our platform’s financial stability and growth,” said Al Wood, Aquila Air Capital’s Chief Executive Officer. 

Rooney joins the company from Dublin-based Investec, where she most recently held the role of Aviation Financial Controller. Prior to that, she spent almost 12 years at Standard Chartered Bank, where she oversaw aviation projects. Her roles included Aviation Finance and Projects Manager, as well as Senior Financial Accountant and Financial Operations Officer. Rooney holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance. She also attended St. Mary’s College in Dundalk, Co Louth, Ireland.  

About Aquila Air Capital

Founded in 2021, Aquila Air Capital (“Aquila”) is a specialty finance platform focused on providing aviation asset financing, as well as purchasing and leasing aircraft and engines. Led by a management team with decades of experience in the aerospace and aviation industries, Aquila is a trusted partner to all players in the value chain, from buyers and sellers of assets to operators in need of creative and timely solutions for their critical business needs.