Matthew J. Adams, CFA

Matthew J. Adams, CFA

Vice President
Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst
Franklin Advisers, Inc.
San Mateo, California, United States

Location: San Mateo, California, US
Tenure 2005

Matthew Adams is a vice president, portfolio manager and research analyst for Franklin Equity Group. Mr. Adams is a member of the portfolio management team for Franklin Natural Resources Fund, and has research responsibilities focusing on oil and gas exploration and production, coal and refining companies, as well as agriculture.

Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 2005, Mr. Adams previously worked as an equity analyst at Smith Barney, Bear Stearns and Robertson Stephens. His prior research experience includes enterprise software, Internet and transportation industries.

Mr. Adams earned his B.A. in economics from Cornell University, an M.B.A. in accounting and finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.