Private Aviation Advisors

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Director Private Clients
Head of Aviation Advisory

Phone +41 58 450 58 73
Mobile +41 79 177 37 04

Contact Olga Tcacenco

Olga Tcacenco

Olga has over 15 years of experience in private wealth structuring and administration of international trusts and companies. She deals with complex cross-border structures of multinational high net worth families, focusing on legal and cross-border aspects. In recent years Olga gained significant experience in private aviation, fascinated by the industry, its complexity and at the same time variety of available solutions. Today, Olga heads our aviation advisory department KENDRISfly, successfully combining her expertise in private wealth structuring with technical knowledge in managing private aircrafts in various jurisdictions for entrepreneurs, corporations and family offices. Her expertise covers:

  • Assistance in negotiation and coordination of aircraft sale-purchase transactions, from LOI to delivery
  • Registration and importation of the aircraft
  • Identification of the suitable jurisdiction and set-up of the aircraft owner entity
  • Management and administration of the aircraft owner entity
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements of the aviation industry and jurisdiction of the aircraft owner entity incorporation.

Olga holds a law degree from the University of Wales and is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP). She is fluent in English, Russian, Greek and speaks German with elementary proficiency.

Private Aviation Expert
Aircraft Acquisition & Valuation

Mobile +41 79 101 23 80

Laurent Eugene

Laurent has nearly 10 years of experience in aviation. He joined AirPlans in May 2016 as a Senior Advisor. Before that, he held the role of Manager Network & Fleet Planning at PrivatAir for over five years. His responsibilities included monitoring and developing scheduled air services. This position involved a broad mix of commercial and analytical projects ranging from aircraft valuation and performance to strategic planning and analysis, both in the field of commercial and business aviation. Before joining PrivatAir Laurent gathered experience with summer placements at Air Austral and later Dassault Falcon Services in the operations and engineering departments.

Laurent holds a Master of Science in Air Transport Management and Fleet Planning from Cranfield University in the UK and a Master of Science in Engineering in Mechanics and Project Management from the Ecole Centrale de Lille in France.

He specialises in strategic planning and development.

Head Tax and Legal

Phone +41 58 450 51 18
Mobile +41 79 858 56 94

Raphael Cica

Raphael heads the legal team at KENDRIS, and is also a Partner, Board Member and the General Counsel. He is specialized in corporate law, with a focus on Swiss and international private companies, and has over 15 years of legal experience. Within the KENDRISfly aviation department, Raphael regularly advises and offers guidance on the following matters:

  • Drafting and review of aircraft purchase and sale contracts
  • Advice on aircraft management agreements
  • Escrow agreement services
  • Set-up and corporate governance advice for aircraft holding entities.

Raphael holds a Master's degree in Business Law from the University of St. Gallen, and received the LL.M. with a Business Law Specialization at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Administration Manager

Phone +41 58 450 51 42

Yannick Zahner

Yannick has more than 5 years of experience in the administration of international trusts and companies and is working at KENDRIS as a Manager in Trust Administration. His skills cover:

  • Assistance in the management and administration of aircraft
  • Assistance in escrow agreements and transaction services

Yannick has completed the STEP Certificate in International Trust Management, is fluent in German and English, and supports the team on administrative matters.

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