Funds Congress 2021 Agenda

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08:30 a.m. GMT

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Day moderator – John Pienaar, Former BBC Deputy Political Editor

09:00 a.m. GMT

Introduction

  • John Pienaar – Former BBC Deputy Political Editor
  • Gus Black – Financial Services Partner, Dechert LLP
  • John Donohoe – CEO & Founder, Carne Group
  • Steven Libby – EMEA Asset & Wealth Management Leader, PwC
09:10 a.m. GMT

Keynote: Implications of COVID-19 for the UK and the Global Economy

  • George Osborne – Former Chancellor of the Exchequer
09:30 a.m. GMT

Panel Discussion: COVID-19: The Now and the Next

  • Leo Johnson – Moderator – Lead Partner, Disruption & Innovation, PwC
  • Professor Julian Hiscox – Chair in Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
  • Dominic Jermey – Director General, ZSL
10:00 a.m. GMT

Keynote: The Future of Investing

  • Sarah Gordon – Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute
10:15 a.m. GMT

Panel Discussion: ESG: Operational Considerations for Asset Managers

  • Ciara O’Leary – Moderator – Financial Services Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Leslie Gent – Managing Director, Head of Responsible Investing, Coutts
  • Meredith Jones – Global ESG Strategy Lead, Aon
  • Fiona Reynolds – CEO, Principles for Responsible Investment
  • Laure Villepelet, CFA – Head of ESG and CSR, Tikehau Capital
10:45 a.m. GMT

In Conversation: Embracing Climate Change Disclosure by 2050

  • Jay Clayton – Former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Mark Wiseman – Former Chair, Global Investment Committee, Blackrock
11:15 a.m. GMTComfort Break  
11:25 a.m. GMT

Panel Discussion: A Geopolitical Power Vacuum: What Next?

  • Brian Coulton – Moderator – Chief Economist, Fitch Ratings
  • Jack Bouroudjian – Chief Economist and Co-Founder, Universal Compute Exchange
  • Tai Hui – Chief Market Strategist, Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • Nilesh Shah – Group President & Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd.
11:55 a.m. GMT

Panel Discussion: Regulatory Outlook for 2021 and Beyond

  • Edwin Schooling Latter – Moderator – Director of Markets and Wholesale Policy, Financial Conduct Authority
  • Natasha Cazenave – Deputy Secretary General in Charge of Policy and International Affairs, French Autorité des Marchés Financiers
  • Colm Kincaid – Director of Securities and Markets Supervision, Central Bank of Ireland
  • Marco Zwick – Director, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier
12:25 p.m. GMT

Keynote: Portfolio Construction & Management in the Era of Smart Analytics

  • Sandy Kaul – Managing Director and Global Head of Business Advisory Services, Citi
12:35 p.m. GMT

Panel Discussion: The Future of Asset Management

  • Mike O’Brien – Moderator – Non-Executive Director, Carne Group
  • Cathy Jones – Partner, Northill Capital
  • Sandy Kaul – Managing Director and Global Head of Business Advisory Services, Citi
  • John Romeo – Managing Partner, Oliver Wyman Forum
01:05 p.m. GMT – Thank you and close  

Past Funds Congress Agendas

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Funds Congress 2021 Agenda

Session topics include:

  • Implications of COVID-19 for the UK and Global Economy
  • COVID-19: The Now and the Next
  • The Future of Investing
  • ESG: Operational Considerations for Asset Managers
  • Embracing Climate Change Disclosure by 2050
  • A Geopolitical Power Vacuum: What Next?
  • Regulatory Outlook for 2021 and Beyond
  • Portfolio Constructions & Management in the Era of Smart Analytics
  • The Future of Asset Management

Funds Congress 2021 Agenda

 

Funds Congress 2021 Agenda

Please find the agenda from Funds Congress 2021 available here to download.

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Funds Congress 2020 Agenda

Session topics include:

  • Keynote from Mariana Mazzucato on doing capitalism differently
  • CEOs on the state of the industry – threats and opportunities
  • Market outlook for private equity, real assets, secondaries and credit
  • Regulatory priorities for 2020 and beyond
  • Live hacking show from Tobias Schrödel
  • Fireside chat with Martin Gilbert
  • ESG and diversity in asset management
  • Keynote from Charlotte Pearce: what’s love got to do with it?
  • Megatrends and the future of work
  • Keynote from Rt. Hon John Bercow
  • What next for Brexit?

Funds Congress 2020 Agenda

Funds Congress 2020 Agenda

Please find the agenda from Funds Congress 2020 available here to download.

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Funds Congress 2019 Agenda

Session topics include:

  • Preparing for adversity
  • Regulatory Keynote from the FCA
  • The global regulatory agenda for 2019
  • Industrial Revolution 2.0
  • Keynote from Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Lecturer and Author
  • Keynote from Former Vice President Al Gore on Sustainable Capitalism and the Climate Crisis
  • Is diversity the new ESG?
  • Return to the Silk Road?
  • Brexit from all angles

Funds Congress 2019 Agenda

Funds Congress 2019 Agenda

Please find the agenda from Funds Congress 2019 available here to download.

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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.