Dublin, Ireland, 29th September, 2015 – Lobo Leasing, a leading global helicopter leasing company, announced the addition of Stuart Jackson, Technical Director, to its global headquarters in Dublin. Jackson brings a wealth of technical and operations expertise with over 35 years in the aviation business in both commercial and parapublic.
Jackson has held senior management positions with major helicopter and fixed wing operators both in Europe and Middle East including Bristow, CHC Helicopter, Bond and Falcon Aviation, predominantly supporting the Offshore Oil & Gas exploration and production business. He has extensive experience in the operation, maintenance and airworthiness management, import/export, leasing and controlled entry into service of medium and large helicopter fleets for all the major helicopter operators. Jackson previously held Regulatory Nominated Post Holder positions in the maintenance, airworthiness management and training disciplines under EASA and GCAA jurisdictions for global helicopter operators and was director and co-owner of Complisure Services, an aviation auditing and Airworthiness training company. He was educated in Aviation Engineering and Business Administration holding an MBA in the latter. Stuart currently holds an EASA Part 66 B1.3 type rated licence on several medium and large helicopters.
“I’m delighted to join Lobo’s talented team of high achievers. They’ve clearly demonstrated a commitment to helping helicopter operators better overcome their business challenges,” commented Jackson. “I hope my deep experience with key operators will help to further enhance our team’s understanding of the opportunities and challenges they may face and to increase our bespoke offerings going forward.”
“Stuart brings a level of expertise that is virtually unmatched in the industry,” said Lobo’s chief executive officer, Bill Wolf. “His experience of bringing new helicopter types into the market and his comprehensive technical understanding will help support Lobo as we grow. It’s a strategic advantage to have someone of his caliber on our team.”