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).
Alan Chua is an executive vice president and research analyst for the Templeton Global Equity Group, as well as a portfolio manager for a number of institutional and retail clients based in and outside Singapore. He has global research responsibilities for the machinery and auto and auto components industries. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2000, Mr. Chua was an associate director with UBS Asset Management and a senior corporate relationship officer for Deutsche Bank. He entered the financial services industry in 1989. Mr. Chua holds a B.Sc. in economics from the University of Oregon and an M.B.A. from the London Business School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.