Malin Palsson

SVP Commercial Negotiation & Regional Manager Asia Pacific

Malin Palsson joins SMBC Aviation Capital with over 20 years of aviation industry experience and is responsible for the company’s commercial negotiation in the Asia Pacific region out of the newly established Hong Kong office. Prior to joining SMBC Aviation Capital, Malin held the position as Director & Senior Managing Counsel at CIT Aerospace in Dublin (now part of Avolon). As Head of the Legal Department, she led a team of lawyers in Dublin, Singapore and the USA. Malin was also based in Singapore for two years during her tenure at CIT Aerospace. Malin was previously General Counsel with Jetscape Aviation Group in Florida, USA (now part of Nordic Aviation Capital) and has also worked with AerCap in Dublin as Vice President, Legal Leasing. Malin started her career in private law firm practice at Mannheimer Swartling in Sweden and at Slaughter and May in London. Malin’s experience spans leasing, trading, financing and capital markets for lessors.