Jennifer Ockwell has been appointed head of UK Institutional at Franklin Templeton, based in London and reporting to Martyn Gilbey, UK Country Head.
Ockwell (pictured) will be responsible for institutional sales and client service in the UK. She previously held a similar role as head of UK Institutional at Janus Henderson. Other firms she has worked at include Threadneedle Investments and Deutsche Asset Management. Other experience includes being a trustee director of the Henderson Group Pension Scheme, and being on the advisory board and steering committee of the Diversity Project, and a trustee director at Executive Shift.
With a career focused on the UK institutional market, Ockwell’s appointment is seen as a key addition to help build Franklin Templeton’s institutional business, said Martyn Gilbey.