Franklin Templeton appoints Christy Tan as Investment Strategist for Asia Pacific
Franklin Templeton is pleased to announce the appointment of Christy Tan as Investment Strategist for Asia Pacific at Franklin Templeton Institute.
Based in Singapore, Tan will be responsible for leading in-house macroeconomic, thematic investment research to deliver capital market and long-term investment insights across various asset classes in Asia Pacific. In this newly created role, Tan will report to Stephen Dover, Chief Market Strategist and Head of Franklin Templeton Institute.
Franklin Templeton Institute serves as a center of excellence to harness the depth and breadth of the firm's global investment expertise and extensive in-house research capabilities to deliver unique investment insights to its clients.
Commenting on Tan’s appointment, Stephen Dover said: “Christy brings a wealth of experience in research and analysis, as well as a keen understanding of markets across the Asia Pacific region. Against the macroeconomic backdrop of heightened volatility, Christy’s appointment reinforces our commitment to strengthening our research capabilities and delivering data-driven insights to help our clients navigate the financial markets.”
Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Tan served as Head of Markets Strategy and Research at National Australia Bank (NAB), where she focused on research for Australian institutions and pension funds wanting to invest in Asia and for investors looking to invest in Australia. Before that, she served as the Local Fixed Income and Currency Strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, responsible for macro-economic forecasts and analysis of Asian economies. Tan holds an MBA from the University of Manchester and BSc in Economics from National University of Singapore.