Vikas Chiranewal is a senior executive director with research responsibilities for companies in India and small cap companies across global emerging markets (GEM). In his role as a senior research team member for the GEM/Asia small cap strategy, he is responsible for generating new ideas, coordinating small cap research efforts and leveraging group's resources to add value across funds within the GEM/Asia small cap strategies. Mr. Chiranewal also manages Templeton India Growth Fund and Templeton India Equity Income Fund. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2006, Mr. Chiranewal was a senior associate for Morgan Stanley's equity research team. Before his post-graduate diploma, he worked for McKinsey & Co.'s global research team. Mr. Chiranewal holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from Delhi university and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management in Lucknow. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Krzysztof Musialik is a senior vice president and senior executive director with research responsibilities for companies in the Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology sector across global emerging markets. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2006, Mr. Musialik worked for BDO, an audit firm. He entered the financial services industry in 2006. Mr. Musialik graduated in international economics from the Katowice School of Economics and in international business from Toulouse Business School (Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Toulouse). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and holds an investment advisor license from the Polish Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Musialik speaks Polish, English and French.