Deputy Managing Director, Middle East, Africa and South Asia
Boeing Capital Corporation (BCC)
Ahsen joined Boeing in July 2015 as Deputy Managing Director, Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Boeing Capital Corporation (BCC) based in the UAE (Abu Dhabi Office). Prior to this, he was Executive Director – Aviation & Transport, ECA (Export Credit Agencies) & Wholesale Banking at National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) for about a year. Before NBAD, Ahsen worked for Deutsche Bank as Vice President, Regional Head of the Middle East & North Africa working out of the London office. Preceding his banking career, Ahsen served as a Squadron Leader in the Pakistan Air Force.
Ahsen holds a B.E in Aeronautical Engineering (Avionics), M.S. in Computer Science and a M.Sc. in Management and Regulation of Risk from the London School of Economics (LSE). Ahsen is well versed in both conventional and Islamic financing and has led multi-billion dollar secured as well as unsecured transactions for airlines, lessors and the ECAs. His experience will be instrumental in further development of aviation finance in the region as well as more broadly at BCC.
Ahsen will be located in the UAE and will be responsible for covering both Middle East & African airline accounts. Ahsen’s presence in the region will enhance our continued outreach efforts.
Ahsen is an avid squash player and squeezes a bit of time for sports and the gym between work and the demands of a young family. During his time off, Ahsen likes to spend time travelling with his wife, son and daughter (12 & 10 years old).