Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison
Chief Risk Officer


United States

Jim Morrison was appointed Chief Risk Officer in October 2022. He is responsible for the implementation, oversight, and continued development of Avolon’s risk management strategy, ensuring that Avolon proactively addresses the immediate and future challenges faced by the industry. A member of Avolon since 2017, Jim most recently served as Head of Portfolio Management where he was responsible for identifying and projecting key industry trends, performing airline and market analysis, and developing aircraft investment cases. Jim led Avolon’s strategic entry into the freighter market and helped launch our eVTOL commercialization strategy. Jim contributes to Avolon’s thought leadership agenda, authoring our annual outlook papers and developing Avolon’s sustainability initiatives. Prior to joining Avolon, Jim held airline marketing, market analysis, and product strategy roles with CIT Aerospace and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. Jim is an ISTAT Certified Appraiser and a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario. Jim holds a Master of Science in Technology and Policy degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Physics degree from Queen’s University, Kingston.

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