Katrina Dudley is co-portfolio manager of the Franklin Mutual European mutual funds, overseeing approximately $5 billion of assets.
She has been a manager of these funds for the past 10 years and has been a member of the Mutual Series team for 14 years. In addition to her portfolio management responsibilities, as an analyst at Mutual Series, her research responsibilities include global industrial, machinery and transportation companies. She regularly interacts with management teams to discuss their businesses, competitive advantage and market outlooks.
Prior to joining Mutual Series in 2002, Ms. Dudley was an investment analyst at Federated Investors, Inc. covering the technology and health care sectors. From 1995 to 2001, Ms. Dudley worked in the corporate finance division of Ernst & Young LLP, most recently as a senior manager, where she specialized in valuation and litigation consulting.
Ms. Dudley recently authored the introduction to the Vault Career Guide to Mutual Funds. Ms. Dudley also appeared in Money Magazines 2013 Investor’s Guide ‘Top Stock Picks from Top Pros’. Ms. Dudley has an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business, a B.A. of Laws (first class honors) and a B.A. in Commerce from Bond University (Australia), and an Associate of Science degree from the University of the People. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. Ms. Dudley is a trustee of The Children’s Village, an $80 million revenue social services agency where she is the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination/Governance and the Executive Committees. She lives with her husband and four children in New York City.