Ross McKenzie

Executive Director, Seabury Securities

Ross McKenzie is an Executive Director with Seabury Securities, which he rejoined in May 2020 from Seabury Consulting (a part of Accenture).  Mr. McKenzie has worked at various Seabury entities continuously since June 2006, and also at the start of his career when he worked at Seabury as an analyst and associate.

Mr. McKenzie has over 20 years of experience in airline business planning, airline financial planning, financial restructurings, and aircraft fleet analysis.  Mr. McKenzie leads Seabury’s business planning team, a group of financial planning specialists responsible for evaluating and developing airline business plans and related financial projections.

At Seabury, Mr. McKenzie has developed financial projections and other analyses to support a broad spectrum of projects, including financial restructurings, due diligence reviews, corporate financing projects and aircraft acquisition campaigns.  Mr. McKenzie and the business planning team have worked with more than 50 airlines worldwide of all sizes, strategies, and geographies.  Key projects have included major assignments at Avianca, Air Canada, Air Mauritius, Air Nostrum, Alitalia / Air One, Gulf Air, Kingfisher, Kenya Airways, Kuwait Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Midwest, Frontier, Republic, South African Airways, TAP, VARIG, Aerosvit, MIAT, Pinnacle, and numerous others.

Prior to rejoining Seabury in 2006, Mr. McKenzie was Senior Director, Finance, at Independence Air, where he had responsibility for corporate financial planning, budgeting, and financial analysis. Prior to joining Independence Air in 2004, Mr. McKenzie was a Vice President with SkyWorks Capital LLC, a boutique aviation investment banking and advisory firm.

Mr. McKenzie holds a B. A., Computer Science and Economics from Duke University, where he graduated summa cum laude. He is also a licensed pilot.