Industry Specialist - Aerospace
Colin has worked in the aerospace parts and airframe manufacturing and aftermarket for over 30 years. His career has spanned nearly every function including operations, manufacturing, global distribution, finance, credit, IT, bank, mezzanine and equity underwriting. For over 20 years, Colin was employed by various branches of Citigroup/Citibank in several countries, primarily managing non-investment grade aerospace exposure, positions and credit. Thereafter he was appointed to the board of The Fairchild Company and became its Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Business Development. In 2002, he was appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Aviall Inc. and remained in this office through the acquisition of the company by The Boeing Company in 2006.
Colin currently consults with companies who try to manage both ends of its supply chains through multiple levels of sub contracted manufacturing and services. He also serves on the Advisory Council for Graham Partners portfolio company, Desser.
Colin received his M.A. in Law and Economics from the University of Cambridge.