The Programme 

Please note: the programme for this event is still being finalised and speakers are yet to be confirmed.​
Thursday, June 22, 2017
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM
Alessandra Franzosi, Head of Pension Funds and Asset Owners, London Stock Exchange Group
2:10 PM - 3:15 PM
14:10 - 14:35   Financial Literacy as an Essential Tool for Pension Reform
Elsa Fornero, Professor of Economics, University of Turin, and former Italian Labour Minister

14:35 - 15:00   DC Dos and Don'ts: What We Need to Do to Enable the Best Possible Outcomes
Baroness Ros Altmann, former UK Pensions Minister

15:00 - 15:15   Discussion led by Liam Kennedy, Editorial Director, IPE
3:15 PM - 3:40 PM
Marc Tuehl, Global Head of FX Overlay, HSBC Global Banking and Markets
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Prof Anthony Arnull, Barber Professor of Jurisprudence, Birmingham Law School
Vincent Reinhart, Chief Economist, Standish Mellon Asset Management

Led by Joseph Mariathasan, Contributing Editor, IPE
5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Thames Clipper from Blackfriars Pier to Westminster Pier
7:15 PM - 10:15 PM
The Peers’ Dining Room, The House of Lords, Westminster by kind invitation of The Lord Balfe of Dulwich
Friday, June 23, 2017
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Liz Stevenson, Global Head of Government Relations and Regulatory Strategy
Market Opening Ceremony conducted by Baroness Altmann on behalf of IPE
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Bob Swarup, Principal, Camdor Global
9:30 AM - 10:05 AM
Olivier Rousseau, Executive Director, FRR
Ian McKnight, CIO, Royal Mail Pension Plan
Bob Swarup, Principal, Camdor Global
Moderator, Liam Kennedy, Editor, Investment & Pensions Europe
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
Robin Ellison, Consultant, Pinsent Masons; Professor, Pensions Law and Economics, Cass Business School, London
Questions and discussion led by Carlo Svaluto Moreolo, Senior Staff Writer, IPE 
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
10:55 AM - 11:20 AM
An overview of the developments and growth of stewardship in Asia, with a particular focus on the progress made in Japan, and why this presents opportunities for the patient, long-term investor.
Marianne Harper Gow, Director, Corporate Governance, Baillie Gifford
Andrew Brown, Director and Japanese Equities Product Specialist, Baillie Gifford.
11:20 AM - 11:45 AM
Leif Cussen, lead Portfolio Manager, Old Mutual Global Investors
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Rolf Agather, Managing Director, North America Research, FTSE Russell
12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Alfred Slager, Professor of Pension Fund Management, TIAS School for Business and Society
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM
Rob Arnott, Founder and CEO, Research Affiliates
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Marta Testi, Head of Elite Growth Europe, Elite- LSEG
Chris Walsh, CEO, NiceLabel
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mark Thompson, CIO, HSBC UK Pension Fund
Thomas Baeuml, Bosch Pensionsfonds
Moderator: Nick Reeve, News Editor, Investment & Pensions Europe
3:00 PM - 3:25 PM

Ganesh Ramachandran, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Lazard Asset Management (Singapore)

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Stuart Kinnersley, Co-Founder and CEO, Affirmative Investment Management
Aled Jones, Senior Consultant RI , Mercer
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Alfred Kool, Senior Consultant, Communication and Strategy, Willis Towers Watson
4:45 PM