Senior Vice President, Head of Global Index Portfolio Management,
Department: Board Member
Dina Ting is the Global Head of Index Portfolio Management for Franklin Templeton, responsible for managing the firm's index-based strategies globally, including the smart beta and passive single country and regional LibertyShares ETFs.
After working in technology investment banking and private equity, Ting moved over to asset management and spent almost 10 years at BlackRock, where she led the Institutional Emerging Markets team that managed over 70 global equity portfolios for clients worldwide, comprising over $100 billion in assets under management. She also managed a multitude of iShares ETFs covering strategic beta, global real estate, sectors and emerging market strategies.
She joined Franklin Templeton in 2015 as part of the initial team who established the firm's global ETF platform and offerings. From the start, she has been involved with building the business strategies and systems to support investments and product launches, which to date have included over 60 ETFs listed across US, Canada and Europe.
Ting has been involved in promoting greater gender diversity in finance as an active sponsor for the Girls Who Invest program. She is also a founding member of Women@FTI Bay Area Chapter. Women@FTI is an internal organization inside Franklin with over 1000 members worldwide and the goal to promote equality and inclusion.
Ting was named 2018 Most Influential Women in the Bay Area Business by San Francisco Business Times. She was honored as winner of the Top Women in Asset Management Awards in 2019 by Money Management Executive.
Ting received a M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.