Alistair Dibisceglia is the Chief Leasing & Trading Officer (CCO) within Vallair Solutions with responsibility for all commercial activities. Alistair has a PhD in Aerospace Engineering and extensive experience in the airline and aviation leasing sectors with deep metal knowledge, aircraft & engines transaction execution experience and customer relationships all over the world.
He started in the airline business more than 20 years ago as Technical Director (EASA CAMO PostHolder) responsible for the overall RFP process related to all the maintenance contracts under negotiation. Alistair was managing all the Technical, Maintenance, Regulatory and Safety aspects (on-wing and off-wing) of the fleet.
He then joined ILFC/AerCap as VP responsible for negotiating, delivering, returning, managing, inspecting, overseeing and repossessing aircraft worldwide before moving to CastleLake as VP - Asset Management with responsibilities for the aircraft portfolio including: deal sourcing, evaluations and technical diligence, managing technical aspects as well as maintenance reserves evaluations. At CALC (major leasing company in China) and ARI (first provider of a full-line of used aircraft solutions in Asia), Alistair was SVP & Head of Technical based out of Dublin and Hong Kong.
He then joined MTU-Leasing as Head of Global Engines Leasing heading the leasing team within MTU-MLS with responsibility for commercial and technical activities all over the world.
Prior to Vallair, Alistair worked with the Italian Government and with Alitalia as EVP Fleet, Technical Procurement & Logistics. His aim was to restructure all the leasing and MRO agreements and support the sale of the airline, whilst maintaining responsibility for the technical spending of the airline.