Funds Congress 2020 Agenda

The 2020 Funds Congress agenda will be released later this year.

Funds Congress 2019 Agenda

8.15 REGISTRATION OPENS

Day Moderator
Lyse Doucet OBE – Chief International Correspondent, BBC

Introduction
Lyse Doucet OBE – Chief International Correspondent, BBC

Fireside with the FT: Global Outlook in 2019
Alan Livsey – Lex Research Editor, Financial Times
Bob Diamond – Founding Partner and CEO, Atlas Merchant Capital

Preparing for A Downturn: What Are Managers Doing Now?
Olwyn Alexander – Global Asset & Wealth Management Leader, PwC (moderator)
Diane MacFarlane – Head of Global Fund Services EMEA, JP Morgan
Bronwen Maddox – Director, Institute for Government
John Donohoe – Group CEO and Founder, Carne Group
Gareth Murphy – Chief Risk Officer, Standard Life Aberdeen

Keynote: FCA Regulatory Priorities for Asset Management
Nick Miller – Head of the Asset Management Department, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Brexit and Other Regulatory Priorities for 2019 and Beyond
Senior regulators from the AMF, BMF, CBI, CSSF and FCA will discuss regulatory priorities for 2019
Angelo Lercara – Partner, Dechert (moderator)
Nick Miller – Head of the Asset Management Department, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
Natasha Cazenave – Managing Director and Head of the Policy and International Affairs Directorate, French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)
Martina Kelly – Head of Markets Policy Division, Central Bank of Ireland (CBI)
Esther Wandel – Head of Division, German Ministry of Finance (BMF)
Marco Zwick – Director, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF)

10.50 COFFEE BREAK

Keynote: Scenarios of the Future
Leo Johnson – Co-Presenter of Radio 4’s “FutureProofing” Series and Co-Founder of Sustainable Finance

Industrial Revolution 2.0

The opportunities afforded to asset managers by disruptive technology
Chris Cummings – CEO, The Investment Association (moderator)
Susan Coleman – Managing Director, PwC
Pascal Dufour – Group Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Carne Group
Lee Fulmer, Head of Innovation, UBS
Angus Lund – Head of Data Science, AKO Capital

Special Guest Speaker: Living Dangerously
Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Lecturer and Author

13.00 LUNCH

Keynote: Sustainable Capitalism and the Climate Crisis
Former Vice President Al Gore – Co-Founder and Chairman, Generation Investment Management

Is Diversity the new ESG? Leading Asset Allocators Discuss
Alan Livsey – Lex Research Editor, Financial Times (moderator)
Elizabeth Corley – Senior Advisor, Allianz Global Investors
Darko Hajdukovic – Head of Analytics, Fixed Income and Funds, London Stock Exchange
Dame Helena Morrissey DBE – Head of Personal Investing, Legal and General Investment Management
Jayne Styles – Chief Investment Officer, MS Amlin

Fireside: Return of the Silk Road?
Opportunities for UK Asset Management in Asia post-Brexit
Dr. Ghadir Cooper – Global Head of Equities, Barings
Sherry Madera – Special Adviser for Asia, The City of London Corporation

15.50 COFFEE BREAK

Brexit: What Next?
Alan Livsey – Lex Research Editor, Financial Times (moderator)
Sir Jonathan Faull KCMG – Chair of European Public Affairs, Brunswick Group
Jo Johnson MP – Member of Parliament for Orpington, former Minister for Transport and Minister for London, former Minister for Universities & Science, former Head of Number 10 Policy Unit and Chair of the Prime Minister’s Policy Board
Lord Paul Myners – Former Financial Services Secretary in HM Treasury

Brexit: What is Industry Doing?
Carol Widger – Partner, Dechert (co-moderator)
Marianna Tothova – Partner, Dechert (co-moderator)
Patrice Berge-Vincent – Managing Director, ICI Global
Dr. Tim Hames – Director General, British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA)
Jack Inglis – Chief Executive Officer, Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)
Robert Mellor – UK Asset Management Tax Partner, PwC
Jeremy Soutter – CEO UK, Carne Group

17.45 CONFERENCE CLOSE

FUNDS CONGRESS DRINKS RECEPTION

Past Funds Congress agendas

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Funds Congress 2018 agenda

Session topics include:

  • Keynote from Emmanuel Roman, CEO, PIMCO
  • Asset Management Industry Outlook: The Next Five Years
  • Global Asset Allocation: Perspectives in 2018
  • Regulatory Keynote from the FCA
  • Regulatory Priorities for 2018 and Beyond: How Will You Be Affected?
  • CEO Perspectives: Navigating Through Change
  • Paradigm Shift: Consolidation of the Asset Management Industry
  • Brexit Today: What Are The Real Issues in Practice?
  • Brexit Tomorrow: Economic Impacts: Threats and Opportunities

Funds Congress 2018 agenda

Funds Congress 2018 agenda

Please find the agenda from Funds Congress 2018 available here to download.

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Funds Congress 2017 agenda

Session topics include:

  • Industry Keynote – Sir Chris Hohn, Founder, The Children’s Investment Fund Management
  • The Future Shape of Active v Passive Asset Management
  • Appealing to European Insurance Company Investors After Solvency II
  • Evolutions in Investor Preferences and Fund Distribution
  • The One Billion Consumer Opportunity
  • Regulatory Priorities for 2017 and Beyond
  • US Enforcement in the Trump Era
  • Making Brexit Work for Fund Managers

Funds Congress 2017 agenda

Funds Congress 2017 agenda

Please find the agenda from Funds Congress 2017 available here to download.

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Funds Congress 2016 agenda

Session topics include:

  • Investor Trends and Resulting Product Development Priorities
  • Innovation in Distribution and Investor Access
  • The Rise and Rise of Debt Funds
  • China: The Global Impact
  • Regulatory Keynote – Gareth Murphy, CBI
  • European Regulation: What Will Affect You in 2016?
  • Dealing with USA and Global Regulatory Challenges
  • BEPS
  • Brexit – The Impact on Financial Services

Funds Congress 2016 agenda

Funds Congress 2016 agenda

Please find the agenda from Funds Congress 2016 available here to download.