Managing Director and Head of Internal Audit and Operational Risk Management
Ms. Backman joined Oaktree in 2016 from Deutsche Bank, where she was most recently a managing director and head of Audit for Compliance, Legal and Human Resources. In her twenty-plus years at Deutsche Bank, Ms. Backman served in various roles including principal audit manager for Asset Management and the global head of Quality Assurance & Methodology. Prior thereto, she was an assistant director and team leader in Internal Audit at Barclays Bank. Ms. Backman began her career at KPMG, where she was a staff auditor and supervising senior. She received a bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College with a major in accounting and a minor in economics.