Pedro Marcal is senior vice president, portfolio manager of the Alger International Growth Strategy, and Portfolio Manager of the Alger Global Growth Strategy, for which he manages the international developed portion of the portfolio. He joined Alger in 2013 and has over 26 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Alger, Pedro worked at Allianz Global Investors (formerly Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management), where he focused on international equities including developed and emerging markets. During his tenure there, he helped develop the firm’s emerging markets products before moving on to manage global and developed international equity portfolios. Pedro earned his B.A. from the University of California at San Diego and his M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.