Sam Watkins

Head of Australia and New Zealand Business

Mr. Watkins is an executive vice president and head of PIMCO's business in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2022, he worked at Goldman Sachs for eight years, most recently as managing director and head of equity finance product for Asia Pacific, responsible for marketing, distribution, development, and structuring of equity finance products. Previously, he worked at Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, and Macquarie Bank in Australia and held various key positions in their equities and derivatives businesses. He has 24 years of investment and financial services experience and holds an undergraduate degree in agricultural economics from the University of Sydney.