As investment strategist for the Franklin Templeton Institute, Kim leverages the knowledge of the firm's autonomous investment teams to provide global capital market and long-term investment insights internally and to clients. The Franklin Templeton Institute harnesses the depth and breadth of the firm's global investment expertise and extensive in-house research capabilities to deliver unique investment insights to our clients.
Prior to his current role, he was Head of Investment Strategy at Martin Currie, a Franklin Templeton specialist investment manager. Kim joined Martin Currie in 2010, to develop the firm's emerging market capabilities as a portfolio manager and sector analyst. Subsequently, he provided macroeconomic and political risk research for the Global Emerging Markets strategy as well as the firm as a whole.
Kim has an MBA from the University of Stirling and a BA in French and German language and literature.