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Event Date Wed Nov 4 PST (over 3 years ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Nov 4 1:00pm - Wed Nov 4 7:00pm
Location Virtual event
Region Americas

Headlined by pension fund executives, each virtual forum will feature thought leader keynote presentations, pension plan executive power panels, spotlight sessions pairing industry experts with pension plan execs, and the ability to interact with pension fund community members during video chat sessions and other designated times.

This year’s virtual series will be organized by Asset Class and will deliver more than 20 hours of interactive, essential industry insights and technical information, which allows us to delve deeper into the challenges facing fund allocators and managers.


2020 Speakers

Keith Ambachtsheer
President, KPA Advisory Board Services Ltd.

François Audet
Senior Director, Credit & Private Investment Risk, PSP Investments

Ryan Bradley
Senior Investment Officer, Province of Prince Edward Island

Peter Cashion
Chief Investment Officer, Financial Institutions Group International Finance Corporation

Jeffrey Deacon
Founder & Managing Partner, Private Debt Partners

Vito G. Dellerba
Director, Investments, CDPQ

Wayne Ehgoetz
President & CEO, Waygar Capital Inc.

Noah Funderburk
Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Amundi Pioneer

Brandon Gill New
Senior Portfolio Manager, Capital Markets Group, External Public Investments, OPTrust

Michael Hattab
Senior Portfolio Manager, LFIS

Chris Holtved
Senior Portfolio Manager, Real Estate, HOOPP | Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan

Claiborne Johnston
Managing Director, Head of North America Real Assets Investor Coverage, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Jimmy Karam, CFA
Director – ETF Trading, BMO Capital Markets

Ramesh Kashyap
Managing Director & Group Head, Alternative Investments, Ninepoint Partners LP

Leo Kolovakis
Publisher, Publisher Pension Pulse

Edouard Laurent-Bellue
Partner and Head of Fund Solutions, LFIS

Peter Lindley
President & CEO, OPTrust

Clive Lipshitz
Managing Partner, Tradwind Interstate Advisors

Alison Loat
Managing Director, Sustainable Investing & Innovation, OPTrust

Daniel Marchand
Senior Vice President, Head of Investor Global Sales, Trez Capital

Marina Mets
Head of Americas, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset Index Product Management, FTSE Russell

Matt Montemurro
Director, ETF Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, BMO Global Asset Management

Joseph Morgat
Vice President and Client Portfolio Manager, Amundi Pioneer

Charles Quintal
President, Retirement Committee, Assembly of Québec Catholic Bishops Pension Plan

Greg Racz
President, MGG Investment Group

George Rossolatos
Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Business Growth Fund

Theresa Shutt
Chief Investment Officer, Fiera Private Debt

Chris Steele
Vice President-Advisory, Conway Data, Inc.

Bruno Taillardat
Portfolio Manager, Active Smart Beta Equities, Amundi Asset Management

Sarah Takaki
Senior Director, Responsible Investing, HOOPP

Benjie Thomas
Canadian Managing Partner, Advisory Practice National Industry Leader, Private Equity, KPMG LLP

Stephen Thompson
Executive Director, Capital Markets Department of Treasury Board and Finance, Government of Alberta

Terri Troy, CFA, ICD.D
Co-Founder, Placemore Capital Inc.

Lois Tullo
CFO/CCO/CRO, Risk Management Faculty, Global Risk Institute

Marie-Josee Turmel
Director, Real Estate Investments, Canada Post Pension Plan

Mark Webster
Director, ETFs, BMO Global Asset Management

Andrew Willis
Business Columnist, Globe and Mail

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors


• Amundi

• Fiera Private Debt
• FTSE Russell
• MGG Investment Group

• BMO Global Asset Management
• BNY Mellon
• Desjardins
• Morgan Stanley
• Ninepoint Partners
• Private Debt Partners
• Trez Capital

• Canadian Business Growth Fund