Yushi Tanaka

Yushi is the Director of Business Development and Shareholder Relations at ORIX Aviation, a position he has held since 2015. Seconded from ORIX Corporation, Yushi joined ORIX Aviation in January 2013 and is a Board Director of the company since 2019.

With 20 years of financial services’ experience, Yushi began his career in ORIX Corporation in 2002. He spent four years working in the corporate financial services department in Japan, seven years in the treasury department based in Tokyo and Hong Kong working in the area of capital market and institutional corporate funding as well as trading interest rate and FX derivatives for investment on a global basis.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan and a diploma in International Business from the U.C. Berkeley Extension programme in the U.S.

Marie-Louise Kelly

Marie-Louise is the Chief Financial Officer of ORIX Aviation, a position she has held since March 2016. She is a Board Director of the company since 2018.

Marie-Louise joined ORIX Aviation in 2009. Prior to being appointed to her current role, she held various roles across finance, commercial, corporate planning and structuring.

Marie-Louise has over seventeen years’ experience in financial services. Prior to joining ORIX, she trained in KPMG Dublin’s Financial Services Tax division.

She holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Business Studies from University College Dublin. Marie-Louise is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. She has also been appointed as Chair of industry lobby group, Aircraft Leasing Ireland.

Paul O’Dwyer

Paul is the Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Director of ORIX Aviation Management ME Ltd. Since joining ORIX Aviation in 2007, Paul has held a number of roles on the commercial team . Paul is currently based in Dubai to play a key role in the development of ORIX Aviation’s Dubai office.

Paul is head of the team that initiates and manages ORIX Aviation’s leasing and trading relationships and remarketing services. His role includes leading the teams responsible for remarketing of aircraft coming off lease and aircraft sales both on and off lease, in addition to the sourcing of acquisition opportunities. Having recently relocated to Dubai, Paul will continue to lead ORIX Aviation’s commercial operations as well as further develop key relationships in the region. Prior to joining ORIX Aviation, Paul worked in the Private Banking division of Allied Irish Banks as a Lending Manager.

He holds a Degree in Business Studies from Dublin City University and has postgraduate diplomas in Banking Credit, Lending and Business Banking.

Yushi Tanaka

Yushi is the Director of Business Development and Shareholder Relations at ORIX Aviation, a position he has held since 2015. Seconded from ORIX Corporation, Yushi joined ORIX Aviation in January 2013 and is a Board Director of the company since 2019.

With 20 years of financial services’ experience, Yushi began his career in ORIX Corporation in 2002. He spent four years working in the corporate financial services department in Japan, seven years in the treasury department based in Tokyo and Hong Kong working in the area of capital market and institutional corporate funding as well as trading interest rate and FX derivatives for investment on a global basis.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan and a diploma in International Business from the U.C. Berkeley Extension programme in the U.S.

Ruth Kavanagh

Ruth is head of ORIX Aviation’s Corporate Planning and Investment division, a position she has held since 2019.

She has over eleven years’ experience in financial services and joined ORIX Aviation’s Treasury Department in 2014 before moving into a commercial role in 2015. Her previous role involved the oversight and management of commercial acquisition projects. This included new business and external funding from origination to transaction closing. Prior to joining ORIX Aviation, Ruth worked in Bank of Ireland’s Global Markets division.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree having studied Economics and Finance in University College Dublin and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Rob Asher

Rob is head of ORIX Aviation’s Risk Management division, a position he has held since 2015.

Rob joined the company in 2010 and has sixteen years’ experience in the industry. Before joining ORIX Aviation, he worked at Focus Aviation in the UK for five years, initially as an Aircraft Marketing Executive and later as Assistant Vice President, Asset Management.

He holds a Master of Engineering degree in Engineering from Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, where he specialised in Electronic and Information Engineering and received additional training in Accounting and Finance, International Business Economics and Marketing.

Marie-Louise Kelly

Marie-Louise is the Chief Financial Officer of ORIX Aviation, a position she has held since March 2016. She is a Board Director of the company since 2018.

Marie-Louise joined ORIX Aviation in 2009. Prior to being appointed to her current role, she held various roles across finance, commercial, corporate planning and structuring.

Marie-Louise has over seventeen years’ experience in financial services. Prior to joining ORIX, she trained in KPMG Dublin’s Financial Services Tax division.

She holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Business Studies from University College Dublin. Marie-Louise is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. She has also been appointed as Chair of industry lobby group, Aircraft Leasing Ireland.