Agenda

08:15 - 09:00

BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING

09:00 - 09:10

CHAIRMAN'S OPENING ADDRESS 

09:10 - 09:50

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION TBC

  • Marcello Estevão

    Global Director for Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment

    World Bank

09:50 - 10:35

PANEL DISCUSSION: What are the economic drivers and what are the pitfalls: inflation vs. stagflation, new geopolitical risks post Russia/Ukraine, and the Covid pandemic

  • Christopher Granville

    Managing Director

    TS Lombard

10:35 - 11:05

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:  Why investing in the US commercial mortgage loan market offers UK Life companies an opportunity to diversify their investment portfolio while achieving return premiums over similarly rated US corporate bonds. 

  • The size of the US commercial real estate (debt) market and diversification return benefits
  • Matching liabilities through various commercial loan types/terms and structures 
  • Differences between UK and US commercial loan structure
  • Risks in the US CML market 
  • Michael Roch

    Senior Portfolio Manager - Real Estate Debt Strategies

    MetLife Investment Management

11:05 - 11:35

MORNING REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING

11:35 - 13:10

TALKING TABLE WORKSHOPS

STREAM 2 : 11:35 - 13:10

Liquidity optimisation: flight to quality, pathway to achievement, and considerations

13:10 - 14:05

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:05 - 15:45

STREAM 1 – ASSET ALLOCATION & INVESTMENT STRATEGY

STREAM 2 : 14:10 - 14:35

Market rotation and the search for new assets: exploring inflation protection, developing private markets, avoiding herds

  • Patrick Saner

    Head of Macro Strategy

    Swiss Re

STREAM 3 : 14:35 - 15:00

Manging commodity and geopolitical exposures, both for portfolio optimisation and investment risk management

 

STREAM 4 : 15:00 - 15:45

Outlook for real assets, infrastructure, and public-private partnerships – what are the drivers and risk in real asset investments going forward?

  • Ian Coulman

    Chief Investment Officer

    Pool Reinsurance

14:05 - 15:45

STREAM 2 – TREASURY, CAPITAL, & LIQUIDITY RISK

STREAM 2 : 14:10 - 14:35

Long-term forecasts for excess cash and liquidity – developing appropriate strategies to manage excess liquidity considering naturally higher reserves, changing fiscal and monetary policy measures, and geo-political risks

  • David Epstein

    Group Treasurer

    Aviva

STREAM 3 : 14:35 - 15:00

TBC

 

STREAM 4 : 15:00 - 15:45

Emerging liquidity and cash+ tools: where to go outside of bank deposits - asset-backed securities, fund financing, commercial bank debt?

  • Stephen Matthews

    Fund Manager Liquidity

    Canada Life

  • Erik Vynckier

    Non-Executive Director

    Foresters Friendly Society

15:45 - 16:00

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING

16:00 - 16:30

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

  • James Sproule

    Chief Economist

    Handelsbanken

16:30 - 17:10

FUTURE INSIGHTS -  CLIMATE PANEL DEBATE

  • Hetal Patel

    Phoenix Group

    Head of Climate

  • Wendy Walford

    Head of Climate Risk

    Legal & General

  • Ben Howarth

    Climate Change Manager

    ABI

17:10 - 19:00

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