From 2008, Jean has primarily focused on business aviation. He is dedicated to finding the optimum solution to fulfil each customer’s individual requirements and has a unique understanding of the privacy and discretion required in this challenging and demanding sector.
Since co-founding The Sharpwings in 2015, Jean has set new standards in business aircraft surveys, appraisals, repossessions, remarketing and sales. His innovative approach enables The Sharpwings to deliver the exact information financiers and other clients need to make informed risk management decisions.
Jean has over 20 years experience in managing aviation projects. Starting his career at the Airbus Delivery Centre in 1998, he then spent almost 10 years with Bureau Veritas and more than 6 years with Altair Aero Projects as Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure with these companies, he was involved in a wide range of aviation asset management related projects: from individual aircraft appraisal to airline buy-outs and investments, through to fleet valuation and the structuring of complex sale and purchase transactions.
Jean graduated from the ENAC – Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (French Civil Aviation University) in 1998 with a Master’s degree in engineering, specialising in aviation.
Jean speaks fluent French and English.