President's Global Development Council

Mohamed El-Erian (Chair)

Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian is the former Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO).  Dr. El-Erian joined PIMCO in 1999 as a senior member of the portfolio management and investment strategy group. In 2006, he joined Harvard Management Company as President and CEO, before returning to PIMCO in 2007. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup in London and worked at the International Monetary Fund for 15 years, serving as Deputy Director from 1995 to 1997. He is a board member of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the National Bureau for Economic Research, chairs the Microsoft Investment Advisory Committee, and is a member of the Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Dr. El-Erian received a B.A. and an M.A. from Cambridge University, and an M.Phil and Ph.D. from Oxford University.