Zahra is a Director at Arabesque and has 12 years of experience in Leveraged Finance across origination, syndication and investing. Prior to joining, she was at Commerzbank, and as part of the original team built a debt investment platform spanning credit funds, managed accounts and CLOs investing in global leveraged loans and high yield bonds. Zahra graduated with a 1st Class Honours degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and holds an MSc in Economics for Development from Oxford University.
Zahra was recognised as Management Today’s 35 women under 35 as a result of her contribution to the sustainable finance movement via her social enterprise, Humans in Finance. She is also a qualified trainer & fitness instructor.
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Investment Director, Commerzbank
European Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Capital Markets, Nomura
European Leveraged Finance, Merrill Lynch