Christian Hatje

Managing Director Business Aviation

Christian Hatje is the Managing Director Business Aviation and acts as Senior Vice President Commercial at AFG. Christian can draw on over 28 years of commercial and business aviation experience.

Christian began his career at Airbus covering engineering and asset management. In his role with Lufthansa Consulting, Christian managed a diversified portfolio of customers ranging from commercial operators to leading corporate clients before taking over responsibilities at Lufthansa Technik serving financiers and leasing companies. Christian was the founder and head of Amentum Capital, an aircraft leasing company based in Ireland, managing an aircraft portfolio of more than $2.2 billion.

Christian served at the helm of Business Aviation of Privat Air and became Chairman and President of the first ever alliance between business jet operators worldwide. Before joining AFG, he was CEO of Sparfell & Partners in Geneva, Switzerland.