Ms. Gudka is a Principal in the Ares Human Resources Department. Prior to joining Ares in 2023, Ms. Gudka was the Compensation Manager for the EMEA region at BlackRock, where she was responsible for advising senior management on all compensation-related strategy and activities. Previously, Ms. Gudka held similar senior roles in compensation at Citigroup and UBS. She holds a B.Sc. from University College London in Information Management and is CIMA qualified.