Portfolio Manager, Franklin Templeton Investments
Purav A. Jhaveri is a managing director – investment strategy/portfolio manager for Templeton Emerging Markets Group (TEMG) and Franklin Local Asset Management (LAM). He is responsible for supporting the investment functions of the locally managed and distributed products in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Middle East and North Africa, Europe, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, South Korea, Vietnam and the United Kingdom. Local asset management refers to the strategic investments that Franklin Templeton has made in local asset management companies around the world in order to leverage the expertise of well-qualified investment and financial services professionals who have first-hand knowledge of their domestic markets.
Mr. Jhaveri has been in the investment industry since 1994. Prior to serving in his current role, Mr. Jhaveri was a portfolio manager with Franklin Templeton’s local asset management group in Mumbai, India and a research analyst with the Templeton Emerging Markets Group in Mumbai, India. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, he was an investment advisor and research analyst at ANZ Grindlays Bank. He was previously with Unit Trust of India as a research analyst.
Mr. Jhaveri has an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his masters in management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, University of Bombay and his bachelor of commerce degree from Jaihind College, University of Bombay. Mr. Jhaveri has a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification from Global Association of Risk Professionals. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.