Jason Zhu

Jason Zhu

Location: Shanghai, China
Tenure: 2018

Jason Zhu is the Managing Director and Director of Portfolio Management – China within Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity’s (FTEME) investment team. Mr. Zhu is based in Franklin Templeton’s Shanghai office

A Chinese national and native Mandarin speaker with over 20 years of Chinese equity investment experience, Mr. Zhu assumes research and portfolio management responsibilities for China A-shares. Mr. Zhu joined Franklin Templeton from Fullerton Fund Management where he was Director of Investment and Head of China Equity, leading its equity team in Shanghai. He oversaw the QFII and RQFII mandates and won the Asia Asset Management’s 2016 Best of the Best Awards for China A-Share Equity (10 years) during his tenure. Previously, he spent a decade at Franklin Templeton Sealand Fund Management where he last served as the Head of Equity Investment. Mr. Zhu graduated from Fudan University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and a Master of Economics in International Business Management. He is also a CFA© charterholder.