Mr. Balls is PIMCO's CIO Global Fixed Income. Based in London, he oversees the firm’s European, Asia-Pacific, emerging markets and global specialist investment teams. Previously, he was head of European portfolio management, a global portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office and the firm’s global strategist. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2006, he was an economics correspondent and columnist for the Financial Times and a lecturer in economics at Keble College, Oxford. He holds a bachelor's degree from Oxford and a master's degree from Harvard University.
Dr. Pagani is a managing director and portfolio manager in the London office and head of the European rates desk. He is a member of the global bond and global real return portfolio management teams. Additionally, he is a member of the European Portfolio Committee, the Counterparty Risk Committee, and the Best Execution Committee. He also serves as head of talent management for portfolio management outside of the U.S. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2004, he was with the nuclear engineering department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and with Procter & Gamble in Italy. He holds a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from MIT. He graduated from the Financial Technology Option program of MIT/Sloan Business School and holds a joint master of science degree from the Politecnico di Milano in Italy and the Ecole Centrale de Paris in France.
Mr. Gupta is a managing director in the Newport Beach office, global portfolio manager and head of the global desk. He is a member of the European Portfolio Committee and a rotating member of the Asia-Pacific Portfolio Committee, and has also served as a rotating member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2003, he was in the fixed income and currency derivatives group at ABN AMRO Bank. He holds an MBA from XLRI, India. He received an undergraduate degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.