Pramila Agrawal, PhD, CFA
Pramila Agrawal, PhD, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Director of Custom Income Strategies
Custom Income Strategies Group


Pramila Agrawal is the head of the custom income strategies (CIS) group at
Loomis, Sayles & Company and a portfolio manager for specialized fixed income
mandates. Her areas of expertise include asset allocation, managing book
income and tax-aware, cross asset portfolios spanning corporates, municipals
and securitized. In this role, she co-manages assets with investment teams and
collaborates with clients to design customized solutions. Pramila has over 16
years of investment industry experience and joined Loomis Sayles in 2007 as
an analyst in the quantitative research risk analysis group. Later, she joined the
relative return team as a strategist and was promoted to portfolio manager for the
buy & maintain strategies in 2018. In 2019, Pramila was named head of the CIS
group and began managing the municipal bond products in 2021. Prior to Loomis
Sayles, she was in a research and development position at Metis Design. Pramila
earned a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and
Science, Pilani, in India, and a master’s of science degree and PhD in Robotics
from Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, TN.