Managing Director, Head of Credit Enhanced Strategies, Europe

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps, Managing Director, is Head of Credit Enhanced Strategies, Europe.

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2009, Mr. Phelps was the Head of European Businesses at R3 Capital Partners. Earlier, he was with Lehman Brothers where he was most recently the Head of the Global Principal Strategies (GPS) European Operations. He joined Lehman Brothers in 2006 to manage a credit and distressed debt portfolio for the GPS team. He joined Lehman Brothers from J.P. Morgan's Proprietary Positioning Business, where he was responsible for the U.S. Single Name Credit and Distressed Portfolios. Before taking on that role, he was an Analyst for the European Equity Long/Short Portfolio and sole Analyst for the Distressed Debt Business.

Mr. Phelps earned BA and MA degrees in economics from the University of Cambridge in 1997.

Commentary by Michael Phelps