Peder Beck-Friis Portfolio Manager, Global Macro Share Add Download Print Dr. Beck-Friis is a vice president and portfolio manager in the London office. He focuses on identifying global macroeconomic trends, with a particular emphasis on Europe. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2017, he worked at Goldman Sachs, first within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) in New York and later as an economist in London. He has seven years of macro research experience and holds a master's degree and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Oxford. He received his undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Edinburgh.