Mr. Gupta is a managing director in the Newport Beach office, global portfolio manager, and leader of the global desk. He is an advisory member of the Asia-Pacific portfolio committee and has previously served on the Investment Committee, the emerging markets portfolio committee, and European portfolio committee. Previously at PIMCO, he was in the London office managing European liability-driven investment (LDI) portfolios, and in the Singapore office on the global portfolio management team. In these roles, he focused on investments in government bonds, foreign exchange, and interest rate derivatives across global markets. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2003, he was in the fixed income and currency derivatives group at ABN AMRO Bank. He has 26 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from XLRI, India. He received an undergraduate degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He is a director of The Global FoodBanking Network, an international nonprofit that is working toward a hunger-free future in more than 30 countries.
With a potential economic downturn ahead, we see an increasingly strong case for high-quality global bonds, which can potentially offer both attractive yields and renewed diversification attributes.