Ms. Chen is a Vice President in the Ares Credit Group, where she focuses on alternative credit investments. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Ms. Chen was a Director at National Westminster Bank, where she focused on senior funding solutions for a portfolio of specialty finance clients. Previously, Ms. Chen was a Vice President in the firm and worked with clients in the retail and leisure sectors. Ms. Chen holds a B.Sc. (First Class Hons) from Lancaster University in Accounting and Finance, and an M.Sc. from Warwick Business School in Business Analytics and Consulting.