CFA, Managing Director and International Chief Investment Officer of Franklin Templeton Advisors
Stephen H. Dover oversees the investment functions of locally managed and distributed investment products outside of the United States. Currently he oversees the local equity and fixed income investment groups in: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Middle East and North Africa, Europe, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, South Korea, Vietnam and the United Kingdom. He is also the portfolio manager of the Franklin World Perspectives strategy, a global equity fund.
Prior to serving in his current role, Mr. Dover was a founder and chief investment officer of Bradesco Templeton Asset Management (BTAM), in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a joint venture between Franklin Templeton Investments and Banco Bradesco. Under Mr. Dover's direction, BTAM became the largest joint-venture asset management company in Brazil. Mr. Dover also served on the Board of Directors of several publicly traded Brazilian companies.
Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 1997, Mr. Dover was a portfolio manager and principal at Newell Associates in Palo Alto, CA where he co-managed retail and institutional equity assets including the Vanguard Equity Income Fund. Previously, Mr. Dover worked for Towers Perrin Consulting in New York, London and San Francisco. Mr. Dover is a member of the Board of Directors of the Bootstrap Fund, a nonprofit development bank focusing on microcredit. Mr. Dover is also on the Board of Trustees of Lewis and Clark College and Law School.
Mr. Dover earned a B.A., with honors, in communications and business administration from Lewis and Clark College and an M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder. Mr. Dover has lived in China, Costa Rica, England, Brazil and the United States.