Michael York
Head of Emerging Markets
Michael's current role is Milestone Aviation Head of Emerging Markets, based in Dubai, UAE. In this role, Michael jointly leads the Milestone global Commercial team: Driving, developing and managing Milestone’s overall Commercial strategy, global business development, initiatives, origination and growth across the Milestone Commercial team, and ensuring the lessor is well positioned to serve its global customer base.

Michael York’s career includes decades of senior executive experience in military, business, entrepreneurial & commercial leadership roles in Australia and Internationally. Michael graduated as a military officer with a Bachelor of Science from the Australian Defence Force Academy, then served as a military leader, Helicopter pilot and Fighter pilot, flying and instructing on the F/A-18 Hornet, including three years serving on exchange with the US Navy. Michael subsequently founded a successful property development business, and held a variety of business leadership and director roles, most recently in Singapore as the head of Asia Pacific for a consulting company serving Oil & Gas industry clients. Michael graduated MBA (with distinction) from the University of Newcastle, and also holds an Advanced Diploma in Personnel and Operations Management, and an Advanced Diploma of Government (Management).