Sukumar Rajah is Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Management for Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity. Mr. Rajah joined Pioneer ITI in 1994, which was acquired by Franklin Templeton in 2002. Prior to joining Pioneer ITI, Mr. Rajah was assistant vice president of Indbank Merchant Banking Services, Ltd. Before this, he worked for Tata Steel from 1986 to 1988. Mr. Rajah earned his MBA specializing in finance and marketing from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He earned his Bachelors' Degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
Eric Mok is a senior vice president, senior executive director, and portfolio manager of Templeton Asian equity strategies. He also has research responsibilities for companies in the technology sector across global emerging markets as well as companies in China and Taiwan. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 1998, Mr. Mok was a junior accountant with Rebecca Ling Chartered Accountant. He entered the financial services industry in 1998. Mr. Mok holds an M.S. in investment management from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a B.S. in actuarial science and economics from the University of Toronto. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.