Emmanuel Teissier is a vice president, research analyst covering European and Asian Investment Grade utilities and industrials. Mr. Teissier joined Franklin Templeton in 2008, having previously worked for BNP Paribas in the debt capital markets division in London. Prior to BNP Paribas, he was a senior associate at Moody's Investors Service in Paris and London, covering European pharmaceuticals and consumer goods issuers. Mr. Teissier holds a European Master in Management from ESCP Europe (Paris, Oxford and Berlin).
Rod MacPhee is a portfolio manager and research analyst responsible for managing European portfolios. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2013, Mr. MacPhee was a portfolio analyst working on Global Multi Strategy and Global Investment Grade portfolios at Western Asset Management. Mr. MacPhee holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Lethbridge. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Patricia O'Connor, CFA, VP, is a vice president and portfolio manager for the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 1997, Ms. O'Connor worked for Morgan Stanley Asset Management. She holds a B.S. (Accounting, Lehigh Univ.) and an MBA (Univ. of Chicago). Ms. O'Connor holds a B.S. in accounting from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. in finance and economics from the University of Chicago. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder, as well as a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco and CFA Institute.