Ricky Chau is a vice president and portfolio manager for Franklin Templeton Solutions (FTS) responsible for multi-asset portfolio management and product solutions within Asia. He is working closely with different functional units and investment offices to help deliver solution-style fund products that meet the income and total return needs of Asian investors, through both strategic & tactical asset allocation and manager & strategy selection research. Mr. Chau is also a member of the FTS Global Investment Committee.
Mr. Chau joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2016 and has 16 years of financial experience. Before joining Franklin Templeton, he held various multi-asset roles covering portfolio management, portfolio construction, investment research, and advisory in various companies such as Manulife Asset Management, AXA Investment Managers, and UBS AG. Mr. Chau has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore and Canada.
Mr. Chau holds a B.A. in economics from the University of British Columbia and an M.B.A. from the Heriot Watts University at Edinburgh. He also holds a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) charter from the Canadian Securities Institute.