Andreas joined Arena summer 2016 as Chief Technical Officer. Andreas has over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, having started his aviation career in 1983 as aircraft mechanic apprentice. In 1990 he joined Lufthansa Technik where he was working in the area of aircraft maintenance and consulting qualified for the maintenance of various aircraft and engine types. After that, in 2002, Andreas joined DSF, an aircraft leasing subsidiary of a German bank and an arranger for closed-end real assets funds with focus on aircraft transactions, as an asset manager. He was appointed as DSF’s Technical Director in 2008. In that context, Andreas was responsible, inter alia, for the purchase, lease, sale, redelivery, repossession and maintenance oversight of a large number of aircraft. In his latest position he was the managing director of a subsidiary of DSF, DSF Flugzeug portfolio Gmbh, an owner of several 737 aircraft.