- Portfolio Managers have worked together for over 19 years
Luz Padilla Director, Emerging Markets Fixed Income
Ms. Padilla joined DoubleLine in 2009 as the Director of the Emerging Markets Group and is the lead Portfolio Manager. Prior to DoubleLine, she was a Managing Director at TCW. She began working at TCW in 1994, where she had served in a number of roles of increasing responsibility with the group, including Credit Analyst, Director of Research, Co-Portfolio Manager since December 2001, and lead Portfolio Manager since October 2006. She was involved in all aspects of building and managing TCW's Emerging Markets Fixed Income business including credit, securitization, trading and marketing. Ms. Padilla attended University of California at Berkeley as a fellow of the Robert A. Toigo Foundation and graduated with an MBA in 1994. Ms. Padilla received her BA in Economics in 1989 from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.
Mark Christensen Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Fixed Income
Mr. Christensen joined DoubleLine in 2009 as an Emerging Markets portfolio manager and senior corporate analyst. As part of his research responsibilities, he covers corporate credits in the following sectors: banking, chemical, infrastructure, gaming, retail and consumer products. Prior to DoubleLine, he was a Managing Director associated with TCW since 1991, where he had been involved in building and managing TCW's emerging markets fixed income business, including trading, marketing, credit research, and portfolio management. Mr. Christensen graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in Business Management with an emphasis in International Finance.
Su Fei Koo Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Fixed Income
Ms. Koo joined DoubleLine in 2009 as an Emerging Markets portfolio manager and senior corporate analyst. As part of her research responsibilities, she covers corporate credits in the following sectors: utilities, metals & mining, conglomerates, industrials, and real estate. Prior to DoubleLine, she was a Senior Vice President associated with TCW since 1998. In addition to credit analysis, she was involved in marketing and since 2006 performed increasing portfolio management duties. Previously, Ms. Koo was an Assistant Treasurer at Société Générale involved in Corporate Finance. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Vice President with Bank of America in the Financial Institution Group. Ms. Koo holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Houston and an MBA in Finance from the University of Southern California.