Joseph Carrier is a Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management for Franklin Templeton Investments. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, he was the Chief Risk Officer and Chief Audit Executive at Legg Mason, Inc. and served on the boards of directors of Martin Currie Investment Management Ltd. (United Kingdom) and Legg Mason Investments Ireland Limited (Ireland). He joined Legg Mason after serving as Head of Investment Operations at T. Rowe Price, Inc. and Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer of the T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds. He was Industry Chair for Coopers & Lybrand LLP’s (now PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP) investment management practice in the United States prior to his role at T. Rowe Price. He separated from Coopers & Lybrand from 1991-1993 to serve as the Assistant Chief Accountant in the Division of Investment Management of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Joe currently serves on the boards of ICI Mutual Insurance Company, the Franklin Templeton Irish Funds, GB Charities Inc., and the Board of Advisors for Loyola University’s Management and International Business program. He is a graduate of Loyola University in Baltimore and a Certified Public Accountant.