As the Chief Executive Officer of Sanad, Troy Lambeth is responsible for the delivery of the company’s spare engine and component leasing strategies, while developing asset management solutions that enhance commercial performance and increase operating flexibility for clients. Under Troy’s leadership, Sanad has expanded quickly with a growing list of customers in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and North America.
Prior to joining Sanad, Troy was a Senior Advisor at Mubadala Aerospace. Before Mubadala, Troy served in executive and senior management roles in private equity, GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), Mesa Airlines, and as a commercial pilot at Northwest Airlines. Troy started his career as an aviation officer and pilot in the U.S. Army, serving in leadership roles in flight operations, maintenance, and logistics in various global assignments.
Troy holds degrees in Mathematical Sciences and Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and holds commercial and ATP pilot licenses for rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft.
Chief Operating Officer Scott Johnson applies his diverse industry experience to ensure portfolio management for Sanad’s clients and investors.
Scott brings nearly 30 years of aviation sector experience specializing in inventory management programs, reliability and safety management system program creation and execution, maintenance and engineering IT system integration and implementation, as well as fleet management planning, maintenance programs, and engineering. Career building stops for Scott include Mesaba, Chautauqua, and Mesa Airlines; software and service providers SITA and AeroSoft Systems, and OEM Textron Aviation.
Scott holds a Business Administration degree from Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota.
As Senior Vice President of Commercial, Jaweed is responsible for leading the commercial strategy, planning and execution of Sanad’s global business objectives.
As a senior aviation asset financier, Jaweed has over 22-years of asset based financing experience and has held leading roles in the leasing and financing of commercial aircraft, spare engines and components for major European and Asian airlines, lessors, and OEMs.
Prior to joining Sanad, Jaweed was the Executive Director, Aviation & Transport at National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD).. Jaweed has had extensive exposure to the structured finance market having implemented a broad spectrum of aircraft financing solutions, ranging from commercial loans, capital market structures, structured tax financing and export credit facilities with embedded hedging.
For nearly a decade prior, Jaweed held multiple executive-level positions for ORIX Corporation in Pakistan and Oman.
Jaweed holds degrees in Commerce, Financial Management, and Marketing from the University of Karachi.
As the Vice President of Finance, Raffi is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company’s strategy and for the flow of financial information to the Chief Executive, the board and, where necessary, external parties.
Prior to joining Sanad, Raffi was an Assistant Manager at Ernst & Young leading audits in various industries as well as partaking in compliance assignments.
Raffi has an in-depth knowledge of IFRS and IAS, and holds a Degree in Economics from Concordia University in Canada.