Paschalis Bouchoris is the Head of the DIFC Branch of Blackrock Advisors UK. His responsibilities include heading BlackRock’s strategy, operations and senior client relationships in the Middle East (ex-Saudi) region. In his previous role at BlackRock, he led the Financial Markets Advisory activity in Southeastern Europe and Middle East serving financial and official institutions. His personal focus has been on capital markets and transactions, asset valuations, risk management and policy advisory. Paschalis has over 25 years of experience and had previously worked in various roles in corporate banking, investment management and strategy consulting in the US and Greece.