David Zahn is Head of European Fixed Income and a Senior Vice President at Franklin Templeton Investments. He leads the management of European fixed income strategies and is a member of the Fixed Income Policy Committee. David is also a portfolio manager for a number of Global Aggregate and Global Government fixed income portfolios. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2006, he was a senior portfolio manager at Citigroup Asset Management. He has more than 20 years of experience in the investment profession, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Charterholder and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM).
David holds a MBA from the University of Connecticut and a MA in War in the Modern World from King’s College, London. He is a non-executive director of the CFA Society of the UK; Governor, Chair of the Investment Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee of The Health Foundation and Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of the Health Data Research UK.