Team

Our Team

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  • Mark Lapidus is the Chief Executive Officer and a shareholder of Amedeo. Before founding Amedeo, between 2005 and 2013, Mark was a Managing Director and a founding shareholder of Doric GmbH.

    Mark began his career with GE Capital in Chicago in 1985 engaged in leasing investments into corporate jets, truck fleets and industrial equipment.

    Between 1990 and the beginning of 2005 he was a Managing Director with Citigroup’s Global Asset Finance Group based in London and Madrid.

    Mark holds an Economics degree from De Paul University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

    Mark Lapidus

    Chief Executive Officer

    Mark Lapidus is the Chief Executive Officer and a shareholder of Amedeo. Before founding Amedeo, between 2005 and 2013, Mark was a Managing Director and…
  • Paul Kent is a shareholder of Amedeo and a key architect both of the company’s original business plan and the Amedeo platform.

    Paul joined Citigroup in 1997 and was a Director in the Structured Corporate Finance team, working with Mark Lapidus.

    Both at Citigroup and subsequently at Doric Paul has completed many landmark and award-winning transactions with multiple awards for innovation.

    Paul has a track record of ground-breaking initiatives including the financing of the world’s first A380 aircraft with Singapore Airlines, the development of the institutional market for aircraft investments in the UK and the first EETC financing in the US capital markets for a non-US issuer since the financial crisis.

    Paul Kent

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Paul Kent is a shareholder of Amedeo and a key architect both of the company’s original business plan and the Amedeo platform. Paul joined Citigroup…
  • Bill Finn is a shareholder of Amedeo and is focused on asset management compliance and setting risk criteria for Amedeo’s portfolio of investments.

    Previously, Bill was a Senior Credit Officer and Senior Securities Officer at Citigroup and a member of the Capital Markets Approval Committee in Asia, North America and the UK.

    Bill spent the majority of his twenty year career in Independent Risk Management in global structured products. Here, Bill gained expertise in the areas of asset finance and capital instruments interfacing with regulators in the UK and the US.

    Bill also designed and led in-house training for Citigroup on risk issues in Asia, Europe and North America.

    Bill Finn

    Chief Risk Officer

    Bill Finn is a shareholder of Amedeo and is focused on asset management compliance and setting risk criteria for Amedeo’s portfolio of investments. Previously, Bill…
  • Irena Badelska is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London with primary responsibility for origination, structuring and equity distribution. Irena has worked with Amedeo’s senior management since 2008.

    She joined Doric in 2008 having worked in the Corporate Finance and Investment Banking divisions of Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and Citigroup.

    Irena holds a BSc in Business Studies from Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany.

    Irena is a member of ISTAT (International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading), IAWA (International Aviation Womens Association) and the Aviation Club in London.

    Irena Badelska

    Head of Business Development and Investor Relations

    Irena Badelska is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London with primary responsibility for origination, structuring and equity distribution. Irena has worked…
  • Peter Marwood is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London with primary responsibility for legal matters and contracts. Peter has worked with Amedeo’s senior management since 2006.

    Peter joined Doric in 2011, prior to which he worked for 10 years in the aircraft and asset finance team at law firm Hogan Lovells.

    Peter holds a first class degree in law from Oxford University and is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales.

    Peter Marwood

    Vice President Commercial

    Peter Marwood is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London with primary responsibility for legal matters and contracts. Peter has worked with…
  • Angeliki Vourlioti is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London with primary responsibility for quantitative analysis and transaction pricing and financial analysis. Angeliki has worked with Amedeo’s senior management since 2006.

    Angeliki worked at Doric between 2006 and 2013 and has previous experience in the consumer research and data analysis industry, where she specialised in trend monitoring and statistical research.

    Angeliki holds a BSc in Mathematics from Imperial College London and an MSc in Mathematical trading and Finance from Cass Business School.

    Angeliki Vourlioti

    Vice President Pricing and Quantitative Analysis

    Angeliki Vourlioti is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London with primary responsibility for quantitative analysis and transaction pricing and financial analysis.…
  • Róisín joined Amedeo in February 2015 and is based in the company’s Dublin office.

    Róisín has worked in the aircraft leasing industry since 2008. Previously Róisín held the role of Senior Finance Manager at AerSale and prior to this held the role of Financial Accountant at Global Aviation Asset Management (GAAM).

    Róisín is a member of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).

    Roisin Keegan

    Head of Operations & Financial Reporting

    Róisín joined Amedeo in February 2015 and is based in the company’s Dublin office. Róisín has worked in the aircraft leasing industry since 2008. Previously…
  • Gabriella is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team with responsibility for origination, structuring and trading. Gabriella is based in the company’s Dublin office.

    Gabriella joined Amedeo in 2014, and was a member of the Asset Management Team for two years, responsible for Contracts Management.

    Previously, Gabriella worked for a pharmaceutical start-up in Austria developing new business and negotiating contracts in Eastern Europe, particularly focusing on Russia, Ukraine, and Georgia.

    Gabriella holds a BA from The University of Nottingham and is fluent in English, Russian, Slovene, and Spanish.

    Gabriella Lapidus

    Business Development Officer

    Gabriella is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team with responsibility for origination, structuring and trading. Gabriella is based in the company’s Dublin office.…
  • Meza Irani is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London with primary responsibility for quantitative analysis and transaction pricing and financial analysis.

    Prior to joining Amedeo, Meza worked at Barclays Capital, Natixis and Doric.

    He received a B Eng (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University College London in 2007 and an MSc. in Finance from Imperial College Business School in 2011.

    Meza Irani

    Associate Pricing and Quantitative Analysis

    Meza Irani is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London with primary responsibility for quantitative analysis and transaction pricing and financial analysis.…
  • Marina joined Amedeo in June 2016 and is based in the company’s Dublin office.

    She received a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from Queen’s University, Belfast in 2008 and qualified as an ACA chartered accountant in 2013 having gained her training in Muldoon & Co; a private, Belfast based practice.

    Prior to joining Amedeo, Marina worked as a client accountant for Savills Plc for two years.

    Marina McCullagh

    Financial Accountant

    Marina joined Amedeo in June 2016 and is based in the company’s Dublin office. She received a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from Queen’s University, Belfast…
  • Anthea Lau works as a junior analyst within the pricing team and is based in London. Her primary responsibilities include developing detailed custom cash flow models to evaluate potential investments through financial and commercial analysis.

    Prior to joining Amedeo in 2015, she interned at Options Group, Nomura Private Wealth Management, Bank Julius Baer and Bank of China Insurance Company.

    Anthea received her BSc degree in Statistics, Economics and Finance from University College London in 2015. She holds an EASA private pilot license and speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

    Anthea Lau

    Junior Analyst Pricing and Quantitative Analysis

    Anthea Lau works as a junior analyst within the pricing team and is based in London. Her primary responsibilities include developing detailed custom cash flow…
  • Tim is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London.

    Tim worked with the senior management team whilst at Citigroup arranging innovative asset finance transactions placed mainly in the UK and German tax equity markets.

    He stayed on until 2009 having raised a record $1bn of shipping finance post Lehman’s collapse for both private and listed entities.

    Tim began his asset finance career as analyst in BAe System’s sales finance team supporting the regional aircraft business. He went on to gain broader asset coverage at Société Générale including industrial plant, real estate and infrastructure prior to joining Citigroup in 1998.

    Tim holds a B Eng in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Bristol.

    Tim Kirwan

    Vice President Commercial

    Tim is a member of Amedeo’s advisory and structuring team in London. Tim worked with the senior management team whilst at Citigroup arranging innovative asset…
  • Roxana is the Executive Assistant to the CEO and CCO of Amedeo.

    Prior to joining Amedeo, Roxana has worked as a Personal Assistant and Operations Manager.

    Roxana completed a LLB at the University of Bucharest Law School and holds a Master’s Degree in International Commercial Law from the University of Kent.

    Roxana is fluent in English, Romanian, Spanish and French.

    Roxana Trofin

    EA to CEO & CCO

    Roxana is the Executive Assistant to the CEO and CCO of Amedeo. Prior to joining Amedeo, Roxana has worked as a Personal Assistant and Operations…
  • Naomi Ball is an office manager and a team assistant at Amedeo in London.

    Prior to joining Amedeo, Naomi worked as an Operations Manager in the oil and gas sector and a Marketing Manager in the retail industry.

    Naomi completed a BA in Geography at the University of Sussex.

    Naomi Ball

    Office Manager

    Naomi Ball is an office manager and a team assistant at Amedeo in London. Prior to joining Amedeo, Naomi worked as an Operations Manager in…
  • Mikaela is an Office Manager and a Team Assistant at Amedeo in Dublin.

    Prior to joining Amedeo in June 2016, Mikaela worked as Facilities Assistant for Betfair and as a Manager in the luxury retail industry in London for four years.

    Mikaela has a keen interest in travel having travelled around the world in 2007.

    Mikaela Judd

    Office Manager

    Mikaela is an Office Manager and a Team Assistant at Amedeo in Dublin. Prior to joining Amedeo in June 2016, Mikaela worked as Facilities Assistant…