Mr. Erdonmez is a senior vice president and head of the research, consultants, and product group in the Sydney office. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2015, he was chief executive officer of Lonsec Research. Previously, he was general manager of managed funds research at Lonsec Research, and prior to this, he was head of fixed interest managed funds research at Standard & Poor’s Information Services. Earlier in his career, he held a variety of fixed income analytical roles at J.P. Morgan London and was a money market dealer at JBWere Capital Markets. He has 30 years of investment experience and holds a master's degree in applied finance from Macquarie University, a diploma in financial markets from the Securities Institute of Australia, and a graduate diploma in applied finance and investment from FINSIA, and he is RG 146 qualified.