Tom Collier is an executive vice president at PIMCO and alternatives product strategist in the London office. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2012, he was a director at HSBC, evaluating alternative investment funds and strategies. He performed a similar function at a subsidiary of Bank of New York Mellon, where he was also a member of the investment committee and held responsibility for client reporting. He began his career at Barclays. He has 21 years of investment and financial services experience and holds an undergraduate degree from University College London.