Ms. Pierse joined Castlelake in 2019 as part of the Aviation team, focused on aircraft remarketing and business development. Prior to Castlelake, Ms. Pierse was with Aircastle, where she focused on remarketing of aircraft and origination of airline investment opportunities. Prior to Aircastle, Ms. Pierse was with Avolon, where she focused on various finance and accounting roles and a business analyst role with an emphasis on the analysis and assessment of all aircraft transactions. Ms. Pierse received her bachelor’s degree in international commerce from University College Dublin where she also spent a year studying business and Spanish at Universitat de Valencia. Ms. Pierse is a member of the Association of Chartered Accountants of Ireland having qualified in 2013 following 3 years working with Deloitte.