Executive Vice President and Emerging Markets Equity Portfolio Manager, PIMCO
Maria Gordon is an executive vice president in the London office of PIMCO and leads the emerging markets equity portfolio management team. Prior to joining the firm in September 2010, she was a managing director, portfolio manager and head of global emerging markets equity strategy at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Ms Gordon served as a lead portfolio manager for the Goldman Sachs Emerging Markets Equity Fund from 2003-10 and a co-lead portfolio manager for the Goldman Sachs BRIC Fund from 2006-10. In total, she helped oversee more than $8 bln in investment assets. Earlier in her career, Ms Gordon was a research analyst covering consumer, telecom and resource stocks in emerging markets. Before joining the financial industry, Ms Gordon was a reporter for the Moscow bureau of The Washington Post. She has 14 years of investment experience and holds a Master of Arts degree in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin.