Ama A. Asset Management

Investment Analyst (CIO)

Education:
BS in Mathematics with Computer Science from University of Ghana
MSc in Mathematics with a focus on Actuarial Science from Illinois State University
Hometown: Accra, Ghana
Joined PGIM: July 2018
Office Location: Newark, NJ

What’s been your career path while at PGIM?

After graduating from graduate school in May 2018, I joined PGIM as an Investment Analyst within the CIO Analyst Program. I work with the Global Portfolio Management group within CIO.

What excites you most about PGIM?

The culture here at PGIM is just perfect! Especially working for a company that cares about your development.

How do you describe your role?

My role includes supporting portfolio management activities which include ALM management, optimization of portfolio returns though appropriate asset allocations and relative value trade activities, as well as other business growth initiatives.

What are you passionate about as it relates to your work?

As an analyst, and being very early in my career, I continuously strive to learn as much as I can while I do my job. I am constantly working on pursuing my professional goals which will enhance my credibility and ability to work and communicate better as I advance in my career.

How would you describe PGIM’s culture in one word?

Exciting!

What keeps you at PGIM?

The people I work with, the job I do, and the culture. It is very important to be excited every morning as you get ready for work, and that is something that I have experienced so far since I’ve joined PGIM.

Any advice you may have for entry level talent?

Remain curious and ask questions when uncertain. It is one sure way to learn and to make other people you will be working with aware of your interest and desire to develop and grow.

What's one thing you love about working in Newark?

The commute to work is just perfect! It only takes me 10 minutes to get to my office. Multiple train stations are very much within reach, making travel in and out of Newark easy.

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