Claire Husson-Citanna is a portfolio manager and research analyst in Emerging Markets Debt (EMD) in the Fixed Income Group of Franklin Templeton Investments Management Ltd. She focuses on frontier markets countries and companies established in emerging markets. She is a co-manager of the NASDAQ listed Franklin Templeton Emerging Market Debt Opportunities Fund (FEMDX). Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments Management Ltd in 2005, Husson-Citanna held research consultant positions with Clearwater Capital Partners, where she was involved in Asian special situations; the UN Capital Development Fund; nobel laureate Dr. Joseph Stiglitz’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, where she worked on the design of local currency EMD portfolios; and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Husson-Citanna holds a masters degree in economics from the ESCP-EAP European School of Management and a Master of Public Administration in public finances from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. She is a CFA charterholder and member of CFANY.