Orla Benson
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Orla Benson
SVP Communications, SMBC Aviation Capital

Aircraft Leasing Ireland


Orla Benson, Aircraft Leasing Ireland (ALI)

Orla is a member of the Sustainability Working Group in ALI which represents 31 leasing companies.  Orla was involved in the launch of the recent aircraft leasing industry sustainability report which outlines the challenges facing the aviation industry and how aircraft leasing industry can take an active role in the decarbonisation of the sector.  Orla has worked on the development of the SMBC Aviation Capital ESG strategy and is also an advocate for what the industry can do to support communities and diversity and inclusion.   

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Orla Benson
SVP Communications, SMBC Aviation Capital, Aircraft Leasing Ireland
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