FERDINAND CHEUK, CFA Senior Vice President Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst Templeton Global Equity Group Franklin Templeton Investments (Asia) Limited Hong Kong Ferdinand Cheuk is senior vice president, portfolio manager and research analyst in the Templeton Global Equity Group. He manages a number of Asia Pacific and Japan portfolios and is also a member of the Global Leaders Investment Team. His research responsibilities include internet and technology and country coverage on Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. Prior to joining Templeton in 2016, Mr. Cheuk was a senior investment analyst with HSBC Global Asset Management in Hong Kong where he also managed regional and country portfolios. He entered the financial industry in 1996 having worked at JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch and the Capital Group. Mr. Cheuk holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics) degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Kellogg-HKUST. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.