Born in Oregon in the USA, Scott A. Mather is a deputy CIO and a managing director in the Newport Beach office of PIMCO. Prior to this he was the head of portfolio management for Europe and worked closely with Allianz-related companies and was also a managing director of Allianz Global Investors KAG. Before joining PIMCO in 1998, he was a fixed income trader at Goldman Sachs in New York. Scott graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master’s degree in engineering, a BS in engineering - material science & solid state chemistry and a BS in economics. Outside fund management, his interests include shooting and music.