Mr. Grant joined Franklin Templeton in 2020. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Grant was a senior equity analyst at Sterling Capital.
Derek Taner is the lead portfolio manger for the Invesco Global Health Care team. Mr. Taner joined Invesco in 2005, coming from Franklin Advisers Inc. where he served as a portfolio manager on Franklin Templeton’s health care team from 2002 through 2005 — the fi nal two years as lead manager. He began his investment career in 1993 as a fi xed-income analyst with Franklin Templeton and was promoted to assistant portfolio manager in 1997. In 2000, he joined the fi rm’s equity department and was named co-manager of its equity-income product. Mr. Taner earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and fi nance and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Haas School of Business at the University of California (Berkeley). He is a CFA charterholder.
Calvin Ho, Ph.D., is a senior vice president and director of research for Templeton Global Macro. Dr. Ho also serves as a portfolio manager for a number of funds, including Templeton Global Bond Fund, Templeton Global Total Return Fund and Templeton Emerging Market Bond Fund. Dr. Ho joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2005 after obtaining his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley. He has been a core part of the Templeton Global Macro team since 2005, working closely with Dr. Michael Hasenstab as a lead research analyst. Dr. Ho holds both B.A. and Ph.D. in economics from University of California, Berkeley.