John O’Brien was most recently Head of aviation asset management for Bridgewater Aerolend, a subsidiary of Hamden Aviation. At Bridgewater, John was responsible for transaction coordination, investor relations, and financial analysis. Prior to entering the aviation industry John worked for an international production and investment company in Asia. This position provided John with substantial transactional experience and exposure to doing business in an array of countries in Asia while living in China. His current position utilizes his transactional skills and exposes him to cultures and transactions on a global basis. He specializes in lease structures for mid to end of life assets including Boeing Classics, Boeing Next Generation, Airbus, ATR, Q400, CRJ100, 200 and 700.