10 July 2014 | Stratos is pleased to announce the addition of senior aviation banker Lourens Geldenhuys to its team. Lourens has been appointed as Project Director of Stratos, specialising in financial consulting and capital raising services. He will be responsible for expanding the company’s capabilities in providing comprehensive operational and financial solutions to airlines and investors.

Gary Fitzgerald, Managing Director of Stratos, commented “We are delighted to add Lourens to our team. With a solid advisory and banking background, his addition will significantly expand our financing capabilities, enabling us to provide even greater value to our clients with creative fund raising solutions”.

Most recently, Lourens held the role of Global Head of Asset Finance at Standard Bank Plc where he successfully raised financing for many clients in challenging jurisdictions. Prior to this Lourens was Head of Corporate Finance at African Merchant Bank. Lourens is a qualified chartered accountant and is based in London.