Dean Cashman joined Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, as a Portfolio Manager, in November 2004. He is part of the Equity team and is the Team Leader for the Japan Equity focus team as well as the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Japan ‘Focused Value’ strategies. He is also jointly responsible for the Japan ‘Value’ strategies. Prior to joining Eastspring Investments, Dean worked for BT Fund Managers (Sydney) as the Head of Japanese equities. Dean has over 30 years of financial industry experience. Dean holds a Bachelor of Economics from University of Queensland, Australia (1987).