Pimco, one of the world’s leading fixed income management companies, has announced this Michel Flournoy An expert on defense and national security policy of the United States, she joined Global Advisory Board. Flournoy played a central role in The Obama and Clinton administration.
This body provides Pimco’s more than 870 global investment professionals with insight into global economic, political and strategic developments and their relationship to the financial markets.
Flournoy served as assistant secretary of defense for policy in the Obama administration and assistant secretary of defense for strategic affairs in the Clinton administration. She is a managing partner at WestExec Advisors, which she co-founded with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, and a former co-founder and CEO of the Center for New American Security (CNAS).
As Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, she was the chief advisor to the Secretary of Defense in formulating national security and defense policies, overseeing military plans and operations, and in National Security Council deliberations, and represented. The United States in defense policy commitments around the world.
“Pimco’s economic outlook includes the potential destabilizing effects of geopolitical events on the markets, and Michelle’s experience in assessing the political and security impacts of these events will be a key input into our assessment of investment risks and opportunities,” said Dan Evaskin, Pimco Group Investment Director.
Among the other members of the BIMCO Global Advisory Board Ben Bernanke, former Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve; Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; Ng Kwok Sung, former chief investment officer of the Singapore Sovereign Fund (GIC); Joshua Bolton, former White House chief of staff, And Mark Carney, United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance and former Governor of the Bank of England and the Bank of Canada.