Stephen Murphy
Stephen Murphy

AV AirFinance


Mr Murphy is the CEO of AV AirFinance, a commercial aviation lending platform set up by KKR, a global investment firm in 2021. AV AirFinance provides flexible financing solutions to owners of commercial aircraft and has underwritten more than $2bn of loans since inception. Mr Murphy was previously at Goshawk Aviation Limited where he held several executive positions, primarily as Head of Corporate Finance with responsibility for Capital Markets and Structured Finance activities, evolving the financing strategy from a start-up to a Top 10 Lessor, including the development of Goshawk’s 3rd party Asset Management Platform. Before Goshawk, Mr. Murphy worked as a Director with HSBC Bank with responsibility for investing the bank’s balance sheet and developing the coverage model in the aircraft leasing space.

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