Ronald Temple is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Multi Asset and Head of US Equity for Lazard Asset Management LLC, responsible for oversight of the firm's multi asset and US equity strategies. He is also a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on various U.S. and global equity teams. Since joining Lazard in 2001, he has developed a reputation as an authority on the global financial crisis and the secular changes under way in the global economy. His unique perspectives in part arise from his broad range of previous experiences in financial services. Prior to joining Lazard, he was a Director and Buy-Side Equity Analyst at Deutsche Bank AG. During the Asian debt crisis, he was business manager for Deutsche Bank's CEO and Deputy CEO of Asia/Pacific in Singapore, where he supervised the Investment Banking Division and executed on strategic business changes for the Group. He has extensive experience developing and enhancing risk management processes at Deutsche Bank, Bank of America NT&SA, and Fleet Financial. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York, the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, Duke University's Graduate School Board of Visitors and the New York Society of Security Analysts.