Shirley Lu Vice President, Head of Management Business, Head of Maturing Aircraft Strategy
Shirley Lu, Vice President, has a dual role and serves as Air Lease Corporation’s Head of Management Business, and Head of Maturing Aircraft Strategy. In her responsibilities for the Management Business, she has broad responsibility for $4+ billion of aircraft that ALC manages on behalf of third-party investors including fund structuring and formation, capital deployment, financing, sales, and ongoing aircraft and fund management. The Management Business includes the Blackbird Capital I and II ventures, where Ms. Lu serves as board member, as well as the Thunderbolt I, II, and III platforms. In her role for the Maturity Aircraft Strategy, she oversees ALC’s owned fleet of aircraft that are 8 years of age or greater, bringing the same discipline and active asset management to ALC’s maturing aircraft segment.
Prior to Air Lease, Ms. Lu worked at Credit Suisse in New York in the Asset Finance Capital Markets group covering transportation clients in the aviation, rail, and container industries. Ms. Lu holds a Master of Engineering degree and a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.