Director of Quant & FinTech Strategies
Roger Bayston is a senior vice president for the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group. He is also a senior portfolio manager for several fixed income products and private accounts for Franklin Templeton Investments. Mr. Bayston directs a staff performing research and trading responsibilities for government-, mortgage- and asset-backed securities. He sits on the Fixed Income Policy Committee and helps set portfolio strategy for multi-sector fixed income portfolios. In addition, he leads the team responsible for developing and implementing quantitative-based fixed income strategies of Franklin’s bond portfolios and fixed income products.
Before joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 1991, Mr. Bayston managed portfolios of fixed income securities for Bankers Trust Company’s Investment Management Group.
Mr. Bayston holds a B.S. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a member of the Security Analysts of San Francisco and CFA Institute. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.