Hozef Arif is a Senior Portfolio Manager for fixed income strategies at Avantis Investors®. Hozef joined Avantis Investors in 2020. Prior to Avantis Investors, he was an executive vice president and credit portfolio manager at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) for 12 years. While at PIMCO, he managed a variety of strategies in global high yield and crossover corporate credit, including several years as co-manager of the flagship high yield credit funds. Prior to that, he worked as a leveraged finance investment banker at Credit Suisse.
Hozef holds an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Stanford University.