Navigating investment: Governance, strategy and operations

Investment Interchange: Tuesday 26 June, Sydney

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Members shifting to the retirement phase, new regulatory requirements, the emergence of new technologies and disruptions across service-provider markets…

All the while trustees and senior executives are under increasing scrutiny to ensure investment governance arrangements are best-practice and investment strategies deliver optimal returns for fund members.

ASFA’s Investment Interchange event will unpack some of the complex challenges facing superannuation funds today and in the future.

We are delighted to reveal that the following industry experts will share their insights and experience:

  • Keith Ambachtsheer, President, KPA Advisory Services Limited, (Canada, via video link)
  • Kim Bowater, Director of Consulting, Frontier Advisors
  • Sue Brake, Senior Investment Consultant, Willis Towers Watson
  • Platon Chris, Director of Actuarial & Financial Risk, KPMG Australia
  • Jason Collins, Head of Client Business, Blackrock Australia
  • Peter Curtis, Head of Investment Operations, AustralianSuper
  • Stephen Dunne, Chair of Investment Committee, Cbus
  • Simon Eagleton, Senior Partner, Institutional Wealth, Mercer
  • Georgina Ellens, Senior Investment Product Manager, NAB
  • Dr Martin Fahy, CEO, ASFA
  • Ian Fryer, Head of Research, Chant West
  • Allison Hill, Director of Investments, QIC
  • Damian Hill, former CEO, Rest
  • Eser Keskiner, Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Carol Lee, Manager, Investment Options Menu, Portfolio Construction, AustralianSuper
  • Kenneth Marshman, Chairman of Board and Independent Director, Rest
  • Graeme Miller, Chief Investment Officer, TelstraSuper
  • Duncan Smith, Head of Consulting, JANA Investment Advisers
  • Suzanne Tavill, Managing Director – Australia, Stepstone
  • Stephanie Weston, Investment Management Director, Genworth Australia

These experts will take part in robust discussions around:

  • the latest global thinking on investment governance, strategy and operation
  • how funds are updating governance processes, decision making and delegation
  • the way funds are aligning investment strategies with the best interests of their changing membership
  • how asset consultants in the domestic market are adapting to changing demand for their services
  • implications of RG97 for investment managers and funds.

Register today to be part of this important and timely discussion. Early registrations are encouraged.

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Unfortunately, Jim Leech, Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company, Chancellor of Queen’s University, Special Advisor to the Canada Infrastructure Bank (Canada), has had to cancel his trip to Australia so will not be speaking at the event as planned.

Who should attend?

Fund CEOs, CIOs, COOs, fund managers, investment teams, trustees, fund administrators, fund HR/systems personnel, product managers, asset consultants, and other service providers to funds.

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Tuesday 26 June 2018
8.30am registration for
9.00am start.
Concludes at 3:00pm.


Level 38, Tower Three
International Towers Sydney
300 Barangaroo Avenue
Sydney NSW 2000

Price (inc GST)

Member: $495
Non-member: $570
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CPD Points

This event qualifies for five Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points for members of ASFA’s Professional Accreditation Program.


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