Chris Miller

Managing Partner of Shearwater Aero Capital

Mr. Miller is the Managing Partner of Shearwater Aero Capital which provides private capital for aircraft purchases, operating leases, and sector-focused investments. Shearwater also provides strategic advisory services to aircraft owners, lenders, and lessors to facilitate proper management, maintenance, and value retention of their aviation assets.

In recent years Mr. Miller’s aircraft transactions, financings and clients have primarily been in been focused in the USA, Europe, Emerging Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.  

Before entering the business world, Mr. Miller served in the United States Marine Corps, as an F/A-18 pilot, Aircraft Maintenance Officer and Aviation Safety Officer. He is an accredited “Senior Aircraft Appraiser” with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and is also serves on the Investment Committee for the ASA.  He is also the President of the National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA). Mr. Miller received a BA from Denison University and an MBA from Columbia University.

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