Sebastian has over 15 years of aviation finance and operations experience with core competencies in aircraft engine leasing and trading. Most recently, Lourier was Vice President, Sales and Lease Management of Fortress, Inc., a global investment management firm (New York and Dubai). In his role at Fortress, he identified and executed on aircraft and engine sales, and leasing opportunities by maintaining a comprehensive global network of relationships with leasing companies, major airlines, MROs, OEMs and trading companies as well as being responsible for leasing related day-to-day operations, including aircraft and engine maintenance contracts and portfolio management. Previously, Lourier was Director, Portfolio Management of Aviation Capital Group, LLC, a worldwide provider of aircraft leasing to airlines, and Director, Supply Chain of US Airways. He was also a Senior Financial Analyst at Northwest Airlines (now Delta) and America West Airlines.