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Eric Tan is the director of fund administration and head of Franklin Templeton Services in Asia Pacific. His
responsibilities include the fund accounting and administration for all Franklin Templeton funds in Asia Pacific and leading Franklin Templeton Services, Franklin Templeton's Investment Management Operations/Services organization, in Asia Pacific.
Mr. Tan joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2008 and has over 26 years of accounting and fund services experience. He serves with Singapore's Nanyang Polytechnic as a guest lecturer for fund administration and as a member of its Fund Industry Panel.
Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments, Mr. Tan was a director and regional product manager for Fund Services at Citigroup where he managed development of fund administration services including leading
Citigroup's launch of Alternative Fund Administration Services in Asia Pacific. He was also Citigroup's Fund
Administration Operations Head and project manager responsible for new business implementation, regional
processing, compliance, euro conversion and Y2K projects. Mr. Tan has worked with ricewaterhouseCoopers in Singapore, NZ Funds Management in Auckland and Ernst & Young in Auckland and New York.
Mr. Tan holds a degree in accounting and finance from the University of Auckland and an M.B.A. from the
University of Hull. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK.