Mr. Howell joined Castlelake in 2017 as part of the Aviation Asset Management team. He is focused on technical aviation management, technical diligence and lease management. Mr. Howell was previously a vice president at DVB Bank, where he led the aircraft lease management team. Prior to DVB, he held roles at AirClaims and Flyertech, managing the airworthiness of commercial aircraft and conducting inspections and lease returns and deliveries. Mr. Howell received his B.Sc. in aviation technology and management from the University of Leeds.