Fairmont Empress
Fairmont Empress, 721 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1W5, Canada

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Event Date Wed Apr 3 EDT - Fri Apr 5 EDT (over 2 years ago)
Location Fairmont Empress
721 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1W5, Canada
Region Americas

This conference will bring together experts and thought leaders to discuss unique perspectives and approaches to defined benefit pension fund investing. The Global Investment Conference will present leading edge investment research and will explore new global investment approaches, ideas and unique strategies that benefit large Canadian pension plan organizations.

Who should attend?
The conference is an exclusive, educational forum that brings together senior representatives of Canadian pension plan sponsors, as well as representatives from the academic and money management communities.


2019 Speakers

Ambassador Bruce Heyman
Former United States Ambassador, Canada

Ashish Tiwari
Executive vice-president, Newport Beach office, PIMCO

Michelle Dunstan
portfolio manager and senior research analyst, AllianceBernstein

Mary-Therese Barton
Head of emerging market debt, Pictet Asset Management

Brian Singer
Head of the dynamic allocation strategies team and portfolio manager, William Blair

Terry Moore
Portfolio specialist, global fixed income, T. Rowe Price

Chris Goolgasian
Portfolio manager and director of climate research, Wellington Asset Management

Andrew Howard
Head of sustainability research, Schroders

Alex Veroude
Chief investment officer (US), Insight Investment

Mike Simutin
Associate professor of finance and associate director of research, International Centre for Pension Management at the Rotman School of Management

Joe Faraday
Investment manager and client service director, Baillie Gifford & Co.

Vivek Tanneeru
Portfolio manager, Matthews Asia

Sunil Shah
Head of Canadian fixed income and senior portfolio manager, Aviva Investors

Andrew Coward
Treasurer, University of Victoria pension plan

Keith Dixon
Chair of the Board of Trustees, University of Victoria Combination Pension Plan

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors & Partner


• Aviva Investors
• BNY Mellon
• Fidelity
• Matthews Asia
• PICTET Asset Management
• Schroders
• T.RowePrice
• William Blair

• Sun Life Investment Management