Speakers

Jaya Baloo

Chief information security officer, KPN Telecom; faculty, Singularity University (The Netherlands)

3:45pm – 5:00pmCYBER RISK

Samir Ben Tekaya

Head of risk, British Columbia Investment (Canada)

12:00pm – 12:45pmRISK MANAGEMENT – CASE STUDIES

Niina Bergring

Chief investment officer, Veritas Pensionforsakring (Finland)

4:30pm – 5:30pmIMPLEMENTING SDGS

Salwa Boussoukaya-Nasr

Chief investment officer, Fonds de réserve pour les retraites (France)

2:15pm – 3:00pmCLIMATE CHANGE INTEGRATION

Remy Briand

Chair of index policy committee, MSCI (Switzerland)

2:30pm – 3:30pmCHINA: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS

Xingdong Chen

Professor, school of economics, Peking University; chief economist, China, BNP Paribas (China)

2:30pm – 3:30pmCHINA: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS

Mike Clark

Non-executive director, Brunel Pension Partnership (United Kingdom)

3:00pm – 3:45pmTHE IMPORTANCE OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Martin Daunton

Emeritus professor of economic history; emeritus master and honorary fellow of Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

9:30am – 10:15amFAILURES IN ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR INVESTORS

Benjamin Davis

Chief executive, Octopus Healthcare (United Kingdom)

4:00pm – 5:15pmTHE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF AN AGEING POPULATION

Gert Dijkstra

Senior managing director, APG Asset Management (The Netherlands)

1:45pm – 2:30pmSUSTAINABLE FINANCE UPDATE: THE IMPORTANCE OF POLICY

Philip Edwards

Chief executive, Ricardo Research (United Kingdom)

3:30pm – 4:30pmLONG-TERM INVESTING – A PRACTICAL GUIDE

Niklas Ekvall

Chief executive, AP4 (Sweden)

2:15pm – 3:00pmCLIMATE CHANGE INTEGRATION

Rachel Elwell

Chief executive, Border to Coast Pensions Partnership (United Kingdom)

3:00pm – 3:45pmTHE IMPORTANCE OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Hua Fan

Director and chief strategist, China Wealth Management 50 Forum (China)

2:30pm – 3:30pmCHINA: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS

Peter Ferket

Head of investments; board member, Robeco (The Netherlands)

4:30pm – 5:30pmIMPLEMENTING SDGS

Sven Gentner

Head of unit for asset management, the European Commission’s directorate-general for financial stability, financial services and capital markets union (Belgium)

1:45pm – 2:30pmSUSTAINABLE FINANCE UPDATE: THE IMPORTANCE OF POLICY

Martin Gilbert

Chairman, Aberdeen Standard Investments (United Kingdom)

9:00am – 10:00amBUILDING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

Pilar Gomez-Bravo

Director of fixed income, Europe, MFS Investment Management (United Kingdom)

11:30am – 12:30pmOPPORTUNITIES AFTER BREXIT

Mads Gosvig

Vice president, portfolio construction, ATP (Denmark)

12:00pm – 12:45pmRISK MANAGEMENT – CASE STUDIES

Brett Himbury

Chief executive, IFM Investors (Australia)

2:30pm – 3:05pmWHAT DOES SUSTAINABILITY REALLY MEAN?

David Iverson

Head of asset allocation, New Zealand Super (New Zealand)

10:00am – 10:45amSTRATEGIC, DYNAMIC AND TACTICAL ASSET ALLOCATION

Greg Jensen

Co-chief investment officer, Bridgewater Associates (United States)

8:45am – 9:30amENTERING A MORE DANGEROUS TIME

Peter Jones

College fellow, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

12:30pm – 12:40pmWelcome to Cambridge

Mike Kenny

Professor of public policy, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

10:45am – 11:30amGEOPOLITICS – BREXIT AND EUROPE

Stephen Kotkin

Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University (United States)

9:30am – 10:15amFAILURES IN ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR INVESTORS

George Leeson

Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

4:00pm – 5:15pmTHE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF AN AGEING POPULATION

Matti Leppälä

Secretary-general, chief executive, PensionsEurope (Belgium)

11:30am – 12:30pmOPPORTUNITIES AFTER BREXIT

Eireann Leverett

Senior risk researcher, Centre for Risk Studies, University of Cambridge Judge Business School (United Kingdom)

3:45pm – 5:00pmCYBER RISK

Bill Maldonado

Regional chief investment officer for Asia, and global chief investment officer for equities, HSBC (Hong Kong)

2:30pm – 3:30pmCHINA: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS

Will Martindale

Director of policy and research, Principles for Responsible Investment (United Kingdom)

1:45pm – 2:30pmSUSTAINABLE FINANCE UPDATE: THE IMPORTANCE OF POLICY

Jean Michel

Chief investment officer, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, (Canada)

9:00am – 10:00amBUILDING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

Arjen Pasma

Chief risk officer, PGGM (The Netherlands)

12:00pm – 12:45pmRISK MANAGEMENT – CASE STUDIES

Niall Quinn

Global head of institutional business, Pictet Asset Management (United Kingdom)

10:45am – 11:30amGEOPOLITICS – BREXIT AND EUROPE

Danny Ralph

Professor of operations research, Fellow of Churchill College , member of faculty, Cambridge Judge Business School (United Kingdom)

Nick Robins

Professor in practice for sustainable finance, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (United Kingdom)

4:30pm – 5:30pmIMPLEMENTING SDGS

Nina Seega

Research director for sustainable finance, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (United Kingdom)

2:15pm – 3:00pmCLIMATE CHANGE INTEGRATION

Nigel Sibley

Chief executive, Lifecare Residences (United Kingdom)

4:00pm – 5:15pmTHE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF AN AGEING POPULATION

Nick Stanton

Head of multi-asset strategy, State of Wisconsin Investment Board (United States)

11:30am – 12:30pmOPPORTUNITIES AFTER BREXIT

Colin Tate

Chief executive, Conexus Financial (Australia)

1:30pm – 1:45pmWELCOME

Mario Therrien

Senior vice-president, principal, strategic partnerships, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Canada)

3:00pm – 3:45pmTHE IMPORTANCE OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Wylie Tollette

Executive vice-president, client portfolio solutions, Franklin Templeton Investments (United States)

10:00am – 10:45amSTRATEGIC, DYNAMIC AND TACTICAL ASSET ALLOCATION

Michelle Tuveson

Executive director, Centre for Risk Studies, University of Cambridge, Judge Business School (United Kingdom)

11:15am – 12:00pmA BROADER VIEW OF RISK MANAGEMENT

Roger Urwin

Global head of investment content, Willis Towers Watson (United Kingdom)

9:00am – 10:00amBUILDING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

Jaap van Dam

Principal director, investment strategy, PGGM (The Netherlands)

3:30pm – 4:30pmLONG-TERM INVESTING – A PRACTICAL GUIDE

Mark Walker

Chief investment officer, Coal Pension Fund Trustees (United Kingdom)

2:30pm – 3:30pmCHINA: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS

Alexandra West

Group executive of employers and investment, Cbus Super (Australia)

4:30pm – 5:30pmIMPLEMENTING SDGS

Amanda White

Director of institutional content, Conexus Financial (Australia)

1:45pm – 2:30pmSUSTAINABLE FINANCE UPDATE: THE IMPORTANCE OF POLICY

Richard Williams

Chief investment officer, RPMI Railpen (United Kingdom)

9:00am – 10:00amBUILDING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

Sarah Williamson

Chief executive, Focusing Capital on the Long Term (United States)

3:30pm – 4:30pmLONG-TERM INVESTING – A PRACTICAL GUIDE