Harin de Silva

Portfolio Manager, Special Situations


Mr. de Silva is a managing director and portfolio manager in the New York office. He chairs PIMCO’s private strategies leadership team and has oversight of the portfolio management team focused on private strategies. In addition, Mr. de Silva co-leads the specialty finance team globally and is a lead portfolio manager for PIMCO's multi-sector private credit, asset-based lending, and opportunistic strategies. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2009, he was a managing director at Merrill Lynch with a focus on structured credit. Mr. de Silva previously worked at Credit Suisse First Boston and Prudential Securities, focusing on structured finance, CDOs, and credit derivatives. He began his career in the actuarial department at Royal Sun Alliance. He has 28 years of investment experience and holds an MBA in analytical finance from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics from Davidson College in North Carolina.