Fiduciary Investors Symposium
October 6-8, 2019
Harvard University, US
THE CATALYST FOR REFORMED FIDUCIARY THINKING
Managing assets as a fiduciary comes with a complex range of responsibilities and commitments.
The Top1000funds.com Fiduciary Investors Symposiums are designed to examine the management of fiduciary assets in both investment strategy and implementation, including the latest thinking relating to asset allocation, risk management, beta management and alpha generation.
Eduard van Gelderen
The mind-opening, high-level speakers that gave really good insights and new thoughts in a very effective timetable.Niina BergringChief investment officer, Veritas Pension Insurance (Finland)
Intellectual stimulation and great speakers overallMary PughBoard member, Washington State Investment Board (United States)
Quality of networking, which was enhanced by thought-provoking topics that naturally led to conversation. One of the few conferences where the session topics get discussed during breaksMichael KrimmInvestment director, CalPERS (United States)
Hard to distinguish between the great speakers, timely agenda topics, and networking opportunities. All added to the value of this event. Also, all of the effort that went into planning and scheduling time for networking discussions was obvious to us all and most appreciatedHoward BernerChief investment officer, Principia (United States)
Deep insights provided by very inspirational speakers. Very useful to engage in high-level top-down discussions, given that my day-to-day job is often swamped with detailed, bottom-up technical issues. I came home very inspiredPertti LassilaMarket strategist and portfolio manager, investment strategy, Keva (Finland)
Opportunity to think about big picture and seek exposure to best practicesTobias ReadState treasurer, Oregon State Treasury (United States)
Networking, stuff you just don’t read about in the press (exclusive content), and help thinking ‘out of the box’Andrew WaringChief executive, Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (United Kingdom)
Quality of speakers; location(!), and the fact that it was not filled with asset managers eager to sell their waresPrabhu PalaniChief investment officer, City of San Jose Retirement System (United States)
Low for ever, a risen China and climate change, are just some of the 10 changes set to sweep through the investment industry in the next 10 years, said Cyrus Taraporevala, president and chief executive of State Street Global Advisors. In his opening speech to 85 asset owners from 20 countries responsible for a combined $9 trillion assets under management at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium at Harvard University, Taraporevala described a brave new world where only the fittest survive.
“We take the S in ESG very seriously,” said John Adler, mayor’s trustee and advisor to the other mayoral appointees at New York City’s $200 billion five retirement systems. Speaking at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium at Harvard University, Adler highlighted the critical role investors play in protecting workers’ rights and ensuring a just transition as the global economy adapts to the implications of climate change.