Robert Nelson, CFA

Robert Nelson, CFA

Vice President
Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst
Franklin Templeton Investments

Location Singapore, Singapore
Tenure 2007

Robert 'Bobby' Nelson is a vice president, portfolio manager and research analyst in the Emerging Market Debt team, focusing on corporate issuers in emerging economies.

Mr. Nelson has been a portfolio manager on the Franklin Emerging Market Corporate Debt Fund since 2012, and the Asia Credit Fund since 2016. His research responsibilities cover banks and financial issuers in Asia, Emerging Europe, and Africa.

Mr. Nelson is based in London, having returned from assignment in the firm's Singapore office in 2018.

Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2007 Mr. Nelson was an investment manager at Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management (UK) Ltd., where he managed a variety of global investment grade bond funds.

Mr. Nelson holds a B.A. from Bristol University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and member.