AIMSE Europe Consultants Conference 2022

21st April 2022 | JP Morgan Offices

Venue: JP Morgan Offices
60 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0JP

Timings:  Starting at 12 noon

Please join us for our Consultants Conference on 21st April 2022.


As we all emerge blinking and slightly shaken from the last two years, we focus on some new and exciting positives for the future of investing with this Green Shoots theme. Please come to join us with your peers and some key stakeholders as we hear from consultants and others about future trends and how clients can build portfolios designed to benefit from them.


12.00 – Registration

12.30 – Buffet lunch

*** Lunch has been kindly sponsored by IC Research Institute***

13.00 – Introduction and Welcome by AIMSE Europe’s Chair,

Chris Yiannakou, Head of Loomis Sayles Investments

13.15 – Key Investment Trends

Kicking off with our popular dive into what is hot and what is not; looking ahead with the results of our survey into Key Investment Trends.


Matt Gibson, Head of Investment Research at Lane Clark & Peacock

Arif Saad, Head of Investment Strategy UK at Kempen Capital Management

Henry Wright, Director, Investments at Willis Towers Watson

14.15 – Being a hit with impact

In three short quick fire rounds our speakers will cover the hot topics we all need to know about in the world of Impact Investing.


Pete Smith, Head of Sustainable Investment at Barnett Waddingham

Callum Stewart, Head of DC Investment at Hymans Robertson

Nick Spencer, Sustainable Investment Opportunities at Gordian Advisors

15.00 – Tea and Coffee Break

15.30 – From Small Acorns

A panel of experts will share opinions on DC Investment Strategy considering:-

– How to consider ESG into the growth strategy?
– Impact of the growth of Master Trusts.
– Background to incorporate illiquid investments into DC.


Rona Train, Partner at Hymans Robertson LLP

Jas Purewal, DC Investment Consultant at Mercer

16.05 – The Big Debate

Does the charge cap prevent the use of innovative investment strategies for DC:
Two expert speakers will address the key issue around the topic of illiquid investment strategies, their use in DC and the impact of the charge cap.


Calum MacKenzie, Investment Patner at Aon

Lora Froud, Partner at Macfarlanes

Jenny Davidson, Trustee Executive at BESTrustees

16.45 – Shooting Stars

We take a look at the real investment-world impact and use of cryptocurrencies and decentralised finance.


Matt Scott, Investment Consultant at Mercer UK

17.15 – Tea and Coffee Break

17.45 – Hot Tabling Session

Structured networking with your peers and the speakers to share thoughts on all the topics discussed over the day.

18.45 – Drinks Reception

20.00 – Event Concludes

We do hope you will be able to attend what promises to be an interesting and informative conference and superb networking opportunity.

Registration is open to both members and non-members. The event is £375 per person for first member, £225 for additional members and £750 per person + VAT for non-member firms.

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AIMSE Europe is kindly sponsored by:-

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