Juan C. Porras

Financial Engineer, Portfolio Management Analytics

Mr. Porras is a senior vice president in the Newport Beach office and a financial engineer in the portfolio management analytics group. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2011, he worked at JP Morgan for nine years, most recently as a quantitative analyst developing models for inflation and interest-rate derivatives. He was previously a credit quantitative analyst at the firm. Mr. Porras also held positiions at Commerzbank in the model risk group and at BNP Paribas as an equity derivatives quantitative analyst. He has 24 years of system analysis and development experience and holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. He received a bachelor's degree in computer science from Universidad de Costa Rica.