Sandeep Singh is responsible for overseeing the leadership and development of Franklin Templeton's retail and institutional businesses in the Central Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) region, home to some of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds and retail market opportunities, both emerging and established.
Additionally, Mr. Singh is also responsible for leading the firm's Shariah business development efforts and initiatives globally.
Mr. Singh was previously the country head of Malaysia responsible for executing the firm's business strategy and oversaw the sales and marketing of all products there.
Mr. Singh joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1998 as the regional sales manager of Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Private Limited in Kolkata, India. Mr. Singh was then promoted to the role of senior vice president and national sales director based in Mumbai, responsible for managing both retail and institutional business spread across 33 offices in India.
Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Singh worked as senior manager for marketing with Cholamandalam Cazenove AMC Ltd in Chennai, India. With over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry, Mr. Singh has a proven track-record of working in a start-up environment.
Mr. Singh graduated with a bachelor of engineering (mechanical) from the Punjab Engineering College in Chandigarh, India, and holds an M.B.A. from The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. He is also a Certified Financial Planner.