Ian Gurekian

Chief Risk Officer
Mr. Gurekian brings over 16 years of dedicated financial aviation experience to the Company and leads the credit, pricing and risk functions at Waypoint. Prior to joining Waypoint, Ian was Head of Aviation and a Senior Analyst at Brigade Capital Management, where he specialized in aircraft and aviation-related investment vehicles, underwriting and managing the acquisition and disposition of over 90 commercial aircraft and over 260 commercial engines. Previously, Ian worked at GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) for over seven years where he held the position of Vice President, Product Evaluation & Strategy, and prior to that at SH&E as a privatization consultant.

Ian is a graduate of Queen’s University and holds an MBA. in International Aviation from Concordia University. He is fluent in French with basic knowledge of both German and Spanish.