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Christopher (Chris) Rodrigues

SVP Sales & Marketing (South/Southeast Asia, Turkey & CIS)

Chris been with SAEL since 2017 and is responsible for Sales & Marketing in South & Southeast Asia, Turkey, and the CIS region.

Chris has been an aviation industry professional for over 28 years, with experience spanning aircraft and engine leasing, a Turboprop OEM, and international airlines.

Prior to SAEL, Chris worked with Singapore-based aircraft lessor, Transportation Partners, managing global sales & marketing and asset trading. His OEM experience was with the Singapore regional office of ATR, managing Southeast Asian regional operators in a customer support role. He joined the aviation industry in 1995 in India, with career spanning roles as a licensed aircraft engineer to managing fleet engineering and operations, CAMO and asset management with international airlines like British Airways, Jet Airways & Kingfisher Airlines.

He has an MBA in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is also an avid scuba diver, underwater photographer and guitarist.