Manager Operations – Engine Services
Leo joined the Technical team in 2018 in the role of Manager Operations with primary focus on the Engine Services side of the business. Leo has over 35 years’ experience in the aviation industry working in a wide variety of roles.
After completing a mechanical apprenticeship, he then went to work for Lufthansa Technik Airmotive Ireland (LTAI) where he held approvals on the CFM56, Pratt & Whitney and V2500 type engines. Leo was a member of certifying staff and LTAI approvals board and has held key management positions primarily in the inspection and production areas of MRO including strategic review and implementation of services. Leo also served as a board member on the National NDT Board of Ireland working on delivering and maintaining Non- Destructive Test certification requirements for aviation companies in Ireland.
Prior to joining the Santos Dumont team, Leo owned and a ran a jet engine consultancy company. He holds a BA in Management from the Irish Management Institute.