Rafaelle is a Vice -President, Senior ETF Product Specialist, responsible for the strategy and development of the Franklin LibertyShares UCITS ETFs. She also positions the firm's smart beta & index-based strategies to clients within the EMEA region. Rafaelle joined Franklin Templeton from State Street Global Advisors in London where she was responsible for the strategy and development of the European SPDR Equity and Smart Beta ETFs. Prior to this, she was an EM Sales & Product Specialist at RBS and an Index Analyst at ABN Amro. Rafaelle holds a Masters in Finance from the ICMA Centre, University of Reading and a Bachelor in Commerce from University College Dublin, Ireland.