Finlay joined IBA in September 2018 as an Aviation Analyst on the Advisory team. Prior to joining IBA, Finlay graduated from Cranfield University with an MSc in Air Transport Management in 2018, and from Peking University with a Master of Finance during a spell in China. During his studies, Finlay completed internships at IBA, Barclays and Investec.
At IBA, Finlay has primarily assisted in growing IBA's operator risk index of 110+ airlines and further developing operator risk assessments (ORAs). Finlay has also worked on the full spectrum of IBA's appraisal product suite, from standard desktop appraisals and securitised DCF valuations to flyforward maintenance cash flow analysis.