Ms. Pope is a managing director within Oaktree’s Global Private Debt strategy where she focuses on public and direct lending investments across a variety of industries, including telecom, consumer, retail, travel, leisure and infrastructure. Ms. Pope is also a member of Oaktree’s ESG Governance Committee. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2013, she spent a year at Lazard Frères & Co. as an associate in the Restructuring Advisory group. Prior thereto, Ms. Pope practiced law at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, where she worked as an associate in the Restructuring and Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions groups, focused on advising clients on a variety of public and private acquisitions, financings, and in and out of court restructurings. Ms. Pope received her M.B.A from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated as a Juris Doctor from the School of Law at Duke University. She received her B.A. in economics and political science from Duke University.