Baksho Arkan is the Chief Operating Officer of BlackRock’s European Credit business encompassing direct lending, opportunistic credit and leverage finance.  She is responsible for the daily oversight and business operations of over €22bln of assets, client commitments and investments.  As COO she is also responsible for coordinating investment operations, business strategy, product development and delivery of a robust and scalable operating platform for BlackRock’s liquid and private credit businesses in Europe.