Programme

  • 9 May



  • Speaker:
    Susan Soh, Chairman, Investment Management Association of Singapore

  • Guest-of-Honour:
    Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education

  • Digital transformation requires new ways of working and solving problems. In this "LIVE" hackathon segment, Design Engineers will work throughout the day to solve a crowd-sourced problem and showcase their solution at the close of the conference day.
    Speaker:
    Pierre Legrand, Digital Services Leader and Chief Technologist, PwC South East Asia Consulting, PwC Singapore


  • US-China relations are at an inflexion point - the outcomes of which will impact global economies, the stock market and investors’ market risk assessment. How will the geopolitical landscape evolve this year? What will investors need to consider in this new world order, where multi-lateral trade, globalisation and collective actions are no longer status quo?
    Moderator:
    Haslinda Amin, Chief International Correspondent for SE Asia, Bloomberg
    Panellists:
    Curtis Chin, Milken Institute Asia Fellow & Former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank
    Kirk Wagar, Co-Chair, Mercury LLC & Former US Ambassador to Singapore
    Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce, Senior Economist, Global Geopolitical Strategist, Standard Chartered Bank
    Tracy Alloway, Head of Asia News Desk, Bloomberg

  • The buy-side industry is undergoing a digital transformation due to cost and regulatory pressures. How is technology changing the buy-side industry? And how are leading asset managers embracing new technologies to enable greater operational efficiencies and enhanced automation?
    Moderator:
    Mark Wightman, Partner, Wealth & Asset Management ASEAN Leader & APAC Advisory Leader, EY
    Panellists:
    Hans Brown, Head of International Technology, APAC & Latin America, BNY Mellon
    Nick Hungerford, Founder, Nutmeg & Partner, Portag3
    Philippe Tassin, Head of Asset Managers Client Line, Asia-Pacific, BNP Paribas Securities Services
    Sanjeev Malik, Managing Director, APAC Head of Technology & Operations, BlackRock

  • Witness how the asset management world of tomorrow will be transformed as 10 shortlisted Fintechs pitch their solutions to industry challenges identified as part of the Digital Accelerator Programme.
    Speakers:
    Allwyn Barreto, Partner, KPMG Singapore
    Jessica Shearer, Head of Digital Strategy & Propositions, APAC, Schroder Investment Management

  • Mizuno-san will share his views on what it takes to be a cross-generational investor, the future of ESG investing and how Asia’s buy-side leaders can play a role in ESG integration. He will also discuss how he galvanized a public-private partnership for Japan to play a leading role in ESG, and his involvement in the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures and Climate Finance Leadership Initiative.
    Moderator:
    Haslinda Amin, Chief International Correspondent for SE Asia, Bloomberg
    Speaker:
    Hiro Mizuno, Executive Managing Director & CIO, Government Pension Investment Fund, Japan

  • The motion of the debate: “ESG has taken the world by storm and is now accepted as a serious investment trend and not a passing fad. Asia is poised to lead this sustainable revolution and leapfrog the world in ESG investing by 2025.”
    Moderator:
    Tracy Alloway, Head of Asia News Desk, Bloomberg
    Panellists:
    Adrie Heinsbroek, Head of Responsible Investment, NN Investment Partners
    Anil Sinha, Global Liaison, South Asia, The Global Impact Investing Network
    Jeanne Stampe, Head, Asia Sustainable Finance, WWF
    Madhu Gayer, Head of Investment Analytics & Sustainability, APAC BNP Paribas Securities Services


  • What’s the next big investment trend that we need to reimagine? We speak to one of Asia’s most sought-after investors and one of the region’s most exciting companies about investment principles and the disruptive trends and technologies of tomorrow.
    Moderator:
    Katrina Nicholas, Bloomberg News, Asia Investing
    Panellists:
    Jeff Paine, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
    Dr. Jun Wu, Founder & Chairman, Cenova Capital
    Teddy Oetomo, Chief Strategy Officer, Bukalapak

  • A constantly changing environment has led institutions to find ways to future-proof their investments. If traditional financial models can no longer be relied upon for long-term investing, can illiquid alternatives help diversify and add value to meet such needs in the future? What roles can alternatives like infrastructure debt, project finance and private funding help in future asset allocation?
    Moderator:
    Chan Kum Kong, Senior Vice President, Head of Research and Products, Singapore Exchange
    Panellists:
    Jayne Bok, Head of Investments, Willis Towers Watson
    Kevin Bong, Deputy Director, Economics & Investment Strategy, Government Investment Corporation, Singapore
    Leong Wai Leng, Managing Director, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
    Dr. Man Juttijudata, Assistant Secretary General, Government Pension Fund, Thailand


  • Speakers:
    Eleanor Seet, President & Director, Nikko AM Asia Limited
    Maggie Ng, Head of Sales, ASEAN, Bloomberg LP