Peter D. Sartori is executive vice president and portfolio manager for the Templeton Global Equity Group (TGEG) based in Singapore. He is also a member of the global leadership group for TGEG, responsible for driving regional mandates and positioning Asia Pacific for business growth within global and international portfolios. Peter has 29 years' experience in the asset management industry. He started his career in 1990 at First State Investments in Melbourne Australia before opening their Hong Kong office in 1997. From 2001, he held senior roles at Scudder Investments in Singapore and Credit Suisse Asset Management in Sydney. In 2005 Peter launched his own boutique funds management company Treasury Asia Asset Management (TAAM) located in both Sydney and Singapore. TAAM was acquired by Nikko Asset Management Asia in 2014, and Peter remained with the company as Head of Asian Equities in Singapore until 2019. Peter holds a Bachelor of Business from RMIT (Phillip) in Melbourne Australia and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is a Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA).
Lauran Joined EP in November 2013 from Baillie Gifford with 7 years of investment experience. Joined Baillie Gifford in September 2007 as a graduate trainee. Undertook three year rotational programme spent analysing European and North American Equities as well as Corporate Bonds. In June 2010, was made Baillie Gifford’s global healthcare analyst. Whilst at Baillie Gifford, managed the Glenfinlas Global Healthcare fund. The fund was an unconstrained, global best ideas in healthcare fund. M.Sc. in Ecological Economics from University of Edinburgh 2005 and B.S. in Biology from Davidson College (North Carolina, USA) 2003.