Pramila Agrawal is a vice president of Loomis Sayles & Company, head of the custom income strategies (CIS) group 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 14 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.