About Us

Aircraft Leasing Companies

Amstrow provides tailormade solutions to support companies achieve their core objectives

Amstrow is an independent financial services firm dedicated to assisting and supporting companies and business owners with all of their commercial and administration requirements. This will allow the companies focus on their core activity and growth while we can manage their day to day operations in a professional and efficient manner.

Amstrow has a team of qualified professionals who have individual diverse financial services experience across a multitude of sectors and asset classes with specialised industry specific knowledge to assist your company. We can provide a single dedicated business solution for you while through our strong relationships that we develop with our clients, we can ensure that we are in tune with your requirements in a pro-active and friendly way.

Nigel Woods

Managing Director

Nigel Is a qualified tax advisor and chartered accountant with over 20 years in the financial services sector covering banking, reinsurance, aircraft leasing, securitisation and corporate trust structures.

For the last 13 years he has held senior roles and helped establish a number of trust companies in Ireland. He has specialised in aviation finance structures assisting and advising on a number of airline and lessor aviation platforms. Over the years He has sat on the board of a number of bank leasing subsidiaries and export credit agency SPV structures.

He has acted as Director and Chairman to over 200 entities in Ireland across various asset classes and sectors including shipping, property, green energy, life settlements and holding company structures.

T: +353 (0)1 525 2564
E: nigel.woods@amstrow.com

Derek Maltby


Derek is a qualified accountant with over 30 years’ experience in the financial sector in Dublin holding senior positions for a large Irish Bank and instrumental  in setting up their corporate service platform which was one of the first in Ireland.

He headed up another Irish subsidiary of an international trust company for a  number of years helping establish their presence in Ireland.

Recently he has been involved in assisting a number of US companies with their Irish operations and also assisting some family office operations.

Throughout his career he has sat on the board of several aviation entities, large securitisation structures and  several Bank leasing platforms

T: +353 (0)1 525 2564
E: derek.maltby@amstrow.com

Chris Spencer

Head of Aviation and UK Origination

Chris has been involved in aviation leasing and asset finance transactions for over 30 years and has experience of originating, structuring, funding and executing transactions for airlines, OEMs and other major corporates.

He recently assisted Virgin Atlantic on a number of fleet financing projects involving both Airbus and Boeing wide body aircraft. Chris’ more general asset finance experience covers a variety of high value asset types across a number of different jurisdictions and financing structures including utility assets and shipping.

Chris has held senior positions within major financial institutions including NatWest Bank, ABN AMRO Bank and Bank of Scotland and has acted as a Director on bank owned leasing platforms.

T: +44 (0) 203 608 0096
E: chris.spencer@amstrow.com

Oisin Kelly

Head of HRM and Recruitment

Oisin is a qualified HRM professional who holds a BA and an MBS in Human Resource Management, and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

With extensive experience in HRM and Recruitment, Oisin has held positions as the Operations Manager of a Financial Services Recruitment Specialist, and as a HR Outsourcing (HRO) and Business Advisory Consultant.

He leads the HRM and Recruitment teams at Amstrow, and is responsible for the Amstrow Directorship Services and INED platform, providing clients, accountancy and law firms with a time and cost effective solution to their independent board requirements.

T: +353 (1) 525 2565
E: oisin.kelly@amstrow.com

Brian Gannon

Head of Liquidations

Brian qualified with distinction as a Chartered Accountant with PWC in 1972 and is also a member of the Irish Taxation Institute and the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners.

He is specialised in insolvency and corporate recovery with over forty years’ experience and has completed more than 300 liquidations.

He is a also non-executive director of Argos Distributors (Ireland) Limited and HHGL (ROI) Limited formerly Homebase House & Garden Centre Limited, Signet UCITS Funds Plc and Brooks MacDonald Investment Funds Plc.

T: +353 (0) 1 284 2544
E: brian.gannon@amstrow.com

Robert O'Riordan

Head of Corporate Trustees

Robert is a qualified accountant and chartered tax advisor. He has worked in professional practice for the last 35 years advising on all aspects of personal, corporate and international tax including the aircraft leasing sector.

He has also worked on advising clients on various trust structures both in Ireland and abroad for asset protection, estate planning, overseas assets and philanthropic structures.

He has held a number of non-executive directorship positions over the years and currently sits on a number of Irish Companies where he brings a wealth of experience to these boards.

T: +353 (0)1 525 2564               
E: robert.oriordan@amstrow.com

Our Business Units

Corporate Services

HRM Solutions

Corporate Trustee

Asset Finance

Company Formations

Aviation Services

“This Project was supported by the Local Enterprise Office Louth through co-funding from the Irish Government and the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020”.   

The project contributes to the SME support, promotion and capability development theme of the ERDF co-funded programme