About Stephen Lingard
Stephen Lingard is a senior vice president and portfolio manager for Franklin Templeton Solutions (FTS). He is a member of the FTS Global Investment Committee specializing in equity strategy and has co-portfolio management responsibilities for all Canadian-based multi-asset products including Quotential and LifeSmart Portfolios. He also co-manages institutional separate accounts for several global clients. He has previously served as director of research for the FTS manager and asset research team. Lingard joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2007 and has over 21 years of industry experience. Before joining Franklin Templeton, he held various roles as investment manager, fund analyst, and bond dealer for companies such as Fidelity, Societe Generale (Asia) and Freedom International Bond Brokers. He holds a B.Sc. from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from the European University at Brussels. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst CFA) charterholder and a member of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts.