Steve Booker catches up with Dr. Mohamed El-Erian
The $2 Trillion bond fund manager and Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz (corporate parent of PIMCO, where he formerly served as CEO and CIO) was in Calgary last night speaking at the Annual CFA Forecasting Dinner. Cited as one of The 100 Most Powerful People in Finance, Dr. El-Erian chaired President Obama's Global Development Council from 2007 to 2014, is a New York Times Bestselling Author, CEO of Harvard’s endowment fund, has served with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the list goes on. Steve got to chat with Dr. El-Erian about the current investment climate and the challenges of investing directly in Russia. Alberta’s Finance minister Joe Ceci and Amber Kanwar from BNN also spoke on stage before Dr. El-Erian stepped up to give his keynote address.