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Manraj Sekhon
Chief Investment Officer, Emerging Markets Equity at Franklin Templeton Investments


Manraj Sekhon is the chief investment officer for Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity. In this capacity, he oversees over 80 investment professionals and the full suite of emerging markets equity strategies offered by the group, including global, regional, single-country, small cap, frontier and private equity.

Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2018, Mr Sekhon served as the chief executive, CIO and director of Fullerton Fund Management, a Singapore-based asset manager. He began his career at Mercury Asset Management (now part of BlackRock) in London in 1994 and also worked with Invesco Asset Management before joining Henderson Global Investors in 2003.

Mr Sekhon holds a B.Sc. in Management Sciences, with honors, from the University of Warwick in the UK. Mr Sekhon is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder, an Associate Member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (ASIP) and a Certified Member of the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (CEFA).

Agenda Sessions

  • Focus on investment opportunities in emerging markets – the what, why and how