Mohieddine (Dino) Kronfol is a chief investment officer of Global Sukuk and MENA fixed income at Franklin Templeton Investments. He is one of the founding partners and board member of Franklin Templeton Investments (ME), formerly Algebra Capital, and has been with the firm since its inception in 2006. Mr. Kronfol is responsible for the investment process, research and performance of the Global Sukuk and MENA Fixed Income Team. He is also a member of Franklin Templeton's Fixed Income Policy Committee and Local Asset Management Team. Mr. Kronfol was previously the Head of SHUAA Capital's Debt Asset Management where he launched and managed the first funds to focus exclusively on MENA debt. Prior to that, Mr. Kronfol was the Head of Capital Markets at SHUAA where he managed investments in global FX, commodity, interest rate and equity markets. Earlier, Mr. Kronfol was a senior associate responsible for fixed income at MECG, one of the MENA region's first pan Arab investment banks. Mr. Kronfol holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and an M.B.A. from the American University of Beirut. The Sukuk Fund managed by Mr. Kronfol was awarded the first Failaka Islamic Fund Award for Best Sukuk Fund (1-Year) in 2010.