Hooman Yazhari - Vice Chairman of the Board
Mr. Yazhari has more than a decade of senior experience in the transport and aviation sector. Mr. Yazhari served as the Chief Executive Officer of Waypoint Leasing from 2018 to 2019. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President, Legal and Administration for CHC Helicopter from 2015 to 2018. Prior to CHC, Mr. Yazhari served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for International Lease Finance Corporation, the world’s largest independent aircraft lessor at the time, and as General Counsel for gategroup, a global aviation outsourcing and logistics company. Mr. Yazhari has served as a non-executive director of Voyager Aviation since 2017. Mr. Yazhari is co-founder and Chairman of Beyond Capital Fund, a philanthropic venture capital fund investing in businesses that serve those at the bottom of the economic pyramid. Mr. Yazhari started his career as an attorney at the London and Tokyo offices of Linklaters. He holds a B.A. in Jurisprudence from Oxford University and an LL.M in Corporate and Commercial Law from The London School of Economics.