IBA expands consultancy and appraisal team


IBA appoint Kane Ray as an Aviation Analyst

IBA has announced the appointment of Kane Ray as an
Aviation Analyst, his primary focus will be to support IBA’s consultancy and appraisal
division with aircraft engine valuations and related research.  Owen
Geach, IBA commercial director comments “The industry is poised for Lessor
consolidation and large sales, such as RBS Aviation, and Kane’s appointment
helps to ensure that we have the right level of manpower, expertise and
information available to maximise these market opportunities and potential
demand increases.  We are also seeing more requests for engine related
consultancy coming into the business, so another key part of Kane’s role is to
specialise in this area, further supporting our existing team of expert
analysts and consultants.”

Prior to joining IBA, Kane obtained a BSc in Air
Transport Management from Loughborough University in 2011, studying core areas
such as aviation finance, airline and airport management, aviation safety and
transport economics.  Before attending Loughborough University,
Kane was awarded a BTEC National Diploma in Civil Engineering from the St
Helens College Technology Campus in 2007.

Geach continues “Despite this being Kane’s first
commercial position, we were impressed by his interesting and robust
educational background, as well as his enthusiasm for the role.  We were
also delighted to receive over 100 applications for this graduate trainee
position, showing that IBA is an employer of choice, attracting the top new
talent coming into the industry.”