Meet The Foundations Team

Meet The Foundations Team

Peter Van de Zilver

Head of Portfolio Management

Peter Van de Zilver is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) certified by the CFA Institute and serves as head of portfolio management at Foundations Investment Advisors. With over 20 years of investment management experience, he served 18 years at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) from 1992 to 2010, where he started as a financial engineer and retired from a senior position in portfolio analytics to pursue the development of quantitative trading algorithms. At PIMCO he was responsible for the architecture, development, and implementation of many of their analytics and risk management systems.

In addition to achieving the highest distinction in the investment management profession, Peter holds degrees in physics, mathematics, and economics from the Universities of Utrecht and Amsterdam, as well as an MA degree in economics from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.