OCTOBER 27-28

VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

Bert van Leeuwen portrait

Bert van Leeuwen

Managing Director, Head of Research, Global Aviation Finance Division

MUFG Bank

Bert van Leeuwen heads MUFG’s Aviation Research unit which is responsible for the bank’s aviation market, airline and asset analysis activities. He is a regular speaker at airfinance and aviation conferences all over the world with subjects ranging from aircraft values dynamics and aircraft remarketability to cargo-conversions and aircraft-engine finance. In 1983, he started his career with NIBC Bank as a business consultant and became a co-founder of NIBC’s aircraft finance department. After having spent over 10 years in aviation, offshore energy and intermodal equipment research for several Dutch banks, he joined aircraft operating lessor IEM in 2001 to head up the Market Research & Business Development department. In April 2003 he joined DVB Bank and became responsible for the Aviation Research unit. DVB’s Aviation Division was acquired by Japan’s MUFG Bank in November 2019, including the Aviation Research unit, which was left unchanged. Mr. van Leeuwen holds a degree in Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam and is a member of the Editorial Board of ISTAT’s Jetrader magazine.

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