Bryson has over 20 years’ experience in both the corporate and commercial aviation industry. With an extensive background in aviation finance, specifically aircraft appraisal and valuation, lease advisory, aircraft technical consulting, and aircraft remarketing.
Throughout his career Bryson has worked closely with, and advised - airlines, aircraft leasing companies, aircraft manufacturers, governments, rating agencies, institutional and alternative investors, and banks. As a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on aircraft finance, leasing and valuation, he is requested frequently to brief and provide advisory to investors that are looking to deepen their aviation exposure and better understand aircraft values, maintenance forecasts and market dynamics.
As an ISTAT Certified Senior Appraiser, Bryson has provided both valuation and technical due diligence assistance to both buyers and sellers of aircraft, including current market appraisals and on-site physical inspections of the aircraft and associated records, along with end of lease and return condition analysis in conjunction with an operating lease.
During the down cycles Bryson worked closely with the institutional investor and banking communities as they looked to liquidate and restructure aircraft defunct portfolios, in this role he was appointed aircraft remarketing agent where he successfully sold and placed a fleet of regional aircraft on behalf of a large insurance company and a European bank. He also managed the sale of a secured interest in a portfolio of aircraft while the fleet remained on-lease at a US flag operator.
Bryson remains a visible member of the global aviation community as he continues to speak at conferences and teach workshops worldwide.
Bryson currently serves as the Chairman of the ISTAT (International Society of Transport Aircraft Traders) International Appraisers’ Program (IAP) and a member of the ISTAT Board of Directors.