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Josh Davis

Global Head of Risk Management

Mr. Davis is a managing director and global head of risk management in the Newport Beach office. Previously, he was global head of client analytics, with a focus on tailoring custom client-driven portfolio solutions, conducting thematic investment research, and developing next generation analytical tools. Before this, he managed asset allocation, risk mitigation, and quantitative risk premia portfolios. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2008, he developed option trading strategies for a boutique hedge fund in Chicago. He has 20 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in economics with an emphasis on macroeconomics and finance from Northwestern University, where he also earned his master's degree. He holds undergraduate degrees in pure mathematics and management science from the University of California, San Diego.
Josh Davis
Want to Mitigate Inflation? Take a Portfolio Approach
How to construct portfolios for a variety of inflation scenarios.
Is the Role of Bonds Changing in the Face of Low Yields?
Despite historically low yields, we believe fixed income remains essential in portfolios, perhaps now more than ever. In fact, as our case study explains, active bond management continues to offer potential for alpha generation and risk mitigation.
U.S. Equity Values: The Three Dogs That Have Not Barked
Thereʼs a bone of contention among investors: Are U.S. equity values about right or far too high?
Fixed Income: Low Yields Don’t Tell the Whole Story
Bonds continue to offer numerous benefits and potential for appreciation.
Capital-Efficient Strategies: Tackling the Challenges of Low Prospective Returns
A pragmatic implementation of investment leverage seeks to enhance alpha and diversification.