The Switzerland Institutional Forum is an educational meeting designed through close coordination with the country’s leading institutional investors to build peer communities that merge global best practices with local expertise. The program’s agenda will cover smart beta, pension fund management, multi-asset allocation trends, fund operational issues, global equity market landscape, alternative investments, interest rates and more. The meeting is specially designed to bring together investment officers, board members, and trustees from the most active institutional investors in Switzerland.
Felix Schlumpf Head of Strategic Asset Allocation, PhD, CFA Zurich Insurance Company
Jürg Traber Scheme Manager Hilti Pension Fund
Rene Schmidli Chief Investment Officer Generali Switzerland
Sven Rump Chief Investment Officer la Mobiliere
Marianne Fassbind President of Investment Commission Pension Fund of the City of Rapperswil-Jona
Mirko Santucci Head of Fixed Income Suva
Stephan Thaler Executive Director Swiss Life Investment Foundation
Paul Wales Global Pension Asset Management Director JTI International SA
Peter Meier Board and Investment Committee Member SV Stiftungen
Olivier Ferrari Founder & Chief Executive Officer CONINCO Explorers in Finance
Philipp Sigrist Senior Investment Consultant Mercer
Heinz B. Rothacher Chief Executive Officer and President of the board Complementa
Henrik Mikkelsen Managing Partner Iridis AG
Andreas Roman Transaction Manager Steiner Investment Foundation
Henrique Schneider Member of the Board Stiftung Auffangeinrichtung
Eric Conrads Managing Director Zenith Cap
Peter Ibbotson Investment Director Swisscom Ventures
Ralph Kretschmer Founder & Managing Partner EBG Investment Solutions
OBLIGATION BASED DECISION-MAKING
Actively Making decisions for pension plans can be very complicated, involving endless conversations among staffs, trustees, advisers, actuaries and managers. But for some, there's a different way of looking at pension plans, and that is by focusing on the obligations, or some might choose to call liabilities.
MAJOR FORCES AND TRENDS FOR 2019
As we enter into a new calendar year, what are some of the big issues that will likely see continuations from the previous periods?
PRACTICAL STEPS TOWARDS ESG INTEGRATION
How can environment, social and governance (ESG), as well as manager diversity, considerations be woven into the portfolio construction process?
With low expected returns in many public markets, investors are increasingly looking to private markets for total return, income and diversification.
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