Stephen H. Dover, CFA, is Executive Vice President, Head of Equities for Franklin Templeton. In this role, he focuses on global oversight and administration of the company’s equity investment business including Franklin Equity Group, Templeton Global Equity Group, Templeton Emerging Markets Group and Franklin Mutual Series. He leads key initiatives for the equity business and also serves as a company spokesperson, sharing equity views with clients and the public.
Prior to serving in his current role, Mr. Dover was Chief Investment Officer for Templeton Emerging Markets Group, Templeton Private Equity Partners, and the head of the equity teams of Franklin Local Asset Management.
Mr. Dover earned a BA in Communications and Business Administration from Lewis & Clark College and a MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Mr. Dover has lived in China, Costa Rica, England, Brazil and the United States.
Mr. Dover currently lives in San Mateo, California with his wife, Andrea, a 1983 Lewis & Clark graduate.