Mr. Gekle is a senior associate in the product strategy group in the London office, focusing on PIMCO’s alternative investment strategies. Previously, he was an account associate covering institutional clients in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2018, he completed several internships, including as an analyst in the assurance and advisory practice at PwC in Zurich. He holds an undergraduate degree in finance and management from the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management. He is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.