Laura Ryan Quantitative Research Analyst, Client Analytics Share Add Download Print Dr. Ryan is a senior vice president in client analytics and a member of the Australian management team. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2014, she was at AustralianSuper, where she conducted quantitative strategy research for the equity and asset allocation teams. Previously, she was a lecturer in statistics at the Australian National University (ANU), manager of quantitative strategy at Commonwealth Bank (CBA) and quantitative manager at AMPCapital Investors (AMPCI). She has 18 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in statistics from the ANU, a master of quantitative finance from the University of Technology Sydney and an honours degree in actuarial studies from the ANU. She is a member of PIMCO Women, a firmwide inclusion and diversity initiative.