Claire Walsh
Claire Walsh
SVP & Head of Operations



Claire joined SkyWorks Leasing (Ireland) Limited in 2018, concentrating on the development of the Dublin office operations and Asset Management Function. Having worked in the aviation industry for over 13 years, Claire has extensive transactional and asset management experience within the aircraft leasing sector.

Prior to her role at SkyWorks, Claire was responsible for the management of contracts set-up within ORIX contract management system and the development of new systems to maximize efficiency and compliance. Having established the Irish office of Starlite Aviation Group in 2008, Claire was responsible for business development, project management of the Group tender process, and oversight of marketing, public relations, and information management during a period of significant growth. She was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Irish Starlite companies in 2012.

Claire holds an M.B.A. from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a B.A. Mod Joint Honours degree in Economics and Politics. She began her career as a political advisor in Leinster House.

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