InterContinental Sydney Double Bay
InterContinental Sydney Double Bay, 33 Cross St, Sydney NSW 2028, Australia

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Event Date Tue Sep 17 AEST - Wed Sep 18 AEST (about 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Sep 17 12:30am - Wed Sep 18 2:00am
Location InterContinental Sydney Double Bay
33 Cross St, Sydney NSW 2028, Australia
Region APAC

The Absolute Returns Conference is designed to examine strategies that deliver absolute return outcomes. This includes the case for liquid alternatives and how to gain returns from alternative beta, volatility strategies, and appropriate fee structures.


2019 Speakers


Robert Graham-Smith
Senior Investment Analyst, Mine Super

Anastassia Juventin
Portfolio Manager, Hedge Funds and Alternative Strategies, AMP Capital

Michael Kollo
General Manager, Quantitative Solutions and Risk, Hesta

Aongus O’gorman
Head of Delegated and Specialist Solutions, Willis Towers Watson

Gerard Parlevliet
Chair, Investment Committee, Prime Super; La Trobe Financial

Guneet Rana
Senior Investment Manager, Firstchoice Investments, Colonial First State

Alistair Rew
Global Head of Investment Technology, Public Markets, AMP Capital

Travis Schoenleber
Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

Michael Sommers
Principal Consultant, Frontier Advisers

Bruce Tomlinson
Head of Hedge Funds and Alternatives Strategies, Sunsuper

Courtney Wilder
Co-head, Alternative Investment Research, Jana


Andrea Dicenso
Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Loomis Sayles

Vimal Gor
Head of Bond, Income and Defensive Strategiespendal Group

Linda Gründken
Senior Scientist, GAM Systematic Cantab

Philippe Jordan
President, CFM

Alan Marantz
Managing Director, Fort Investment Management

Greg Mortimer Oam
Australian Mountaineer

Asif Noor
Portfolio Manager, Global Macro and FX, Aspect Capital

Aron Pataki
Portfolio Manager, Real Return, Newton Investment Management

Alex Proimos
Conference Content Producer, Conexus Financial

Craig Scordellis
Head of Long-only Multi Asset Credit, CQS

Colin Tate
Chief Executive, Conexus Financial

Tom Tull
Chief Investment Officer, Employees Retirement System of Texas

Sushil Wadhwani
Chief Investment Officer, Qma Wadhwani

Sue Wang
Principal, Senior Fixed Income Specialist, Mercer

Amanda White
Director of Institutional Content, Conexus Financial

Neil Williams
Chief Strategist, Global Multi-asset Team, QIC

Thomas Zimmerer
Global Co-head of Multi Asset, Allianz Global Investors

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• Newton
• QMA Wadhwani

• Allianz Global Investors
• Aspect Capital
• Fort Investment Management
• Loomis Sayles
• Pendal

• PC