2019 Content

 
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Opening keynote:

Cecilia Tarrant (Chair of both New Zealand Green Investment Finance Limited (NZGIF) and the Government Superannuation Fund Authority

Challenges for Alternative Investments in the 21stCentury

Challenges for Alternative Investments in the 21stCentury

 

Keynote speech

The growth of alternative investments

Jo Murphy (Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, CAIA), Will Goodwin (Head of Direct Investments, Guardians of NZ Superannuation), Martin Goldfinch (Head of Private Markets, ACC)

The Growth of Alternative Investments

The Growth of Alternative Investments

 
 

Keynote Speech

Policy analysis on key economies and asset allocations
Xu Sitao - Deloitte China

Policy analysis on key economies and asset allocations

Policy analysis on key economies and asset allocations

 
 

Keynote speech

Real Estate Investments - Andrew Williams (Co-Chairman, Alvarium Investments)

 
 
 
 

Presentation

The Rise of Systemic Risk and the Role of Gold

Louis Boulanger (Founder & Director, Louis Boulanger Now Limited)

The Rise of Systemic Risk and the Role of Gold

The Rise of Systemic Risk and the Role of Gold

 
 

Presentation

The Changing Face of Financial Services

Kristen Lunman (General Manager, Hatch)

The fresh face of financial services

The fresh face of financial services

 
 

Presentation

Blockchain financial markets

Dave Corbett (CEO and Co-founder Chain Financial)

Rachel Paris - moderator (Director, The Blockchain Boutique)

 
 

Presentation

Time to Get Real? The Why and the How of Investing in Real Assets

Philip Houghton-Brown (Chief Investment Officer, Mercer Funds, New Zealand) and Padraig Brown (Principal of Mercer Alternatives and Head of Real Estate for the Pacific Region)

 

Presentation

Cryptocurrencies – a viable alternative investment?

Dr Prash P (CEO, Caleb and Brown)

Rachael Gemming - moderator (Associate Director, EY)

 
 
 

Presentation

Dairy as an alternative investment and commodity trading

Conor Steffey (US Trader – Central Portfolio Management, Fonterra Co-operative Group), Tom Soutter (Trader, Fonterra Co-operative Group)

 

Presentation

The evolution of online private company investing

Simeon Burnett (CEO & Co-Founder, Snowball Effect)

 
 
 
 

Masterclass panel session

Angels and VCs - the private high growth investing opportunity

Suse Reynolds - moderator (Executive Director, Angel Association NZ), Debra Hall (Independent Director), Lance Wiggs (Director/Manager, Punakaiki Fund), Simon Ansley (Investment Director, Companies, NZTE), Dr. Will Barker (Co-founder and CEO, Mint Innovation), Carl Jones (CEO, WNT Ventures)

 
 

Masterclass panel session

Private equity

Amy Ellis - moderator (Partner, PWC), Ross George (Managing Director, Direct Capital), Nigel Bingham (Managing Partner, Pencarrow Private Equity), David Weavers (Partner, Russell McVeagh)

 
 

Masterclass panel session

Impact investing (measurable social outcomes)

John Berry - moderator (CEO and Co-Founder, Pathfinder Asset Management),
Roy Thompson (Managing Director, New Ground Capital) Louise Aitken (CEO, Akina Foundation), Christine Smith (Director, Securitisation, ANZ Bank New Zealand), Temuera Hall (‘Tahito’ JMI Wealth Limited)

Indigenous Ethical Investing   Temuera Hall (‘Tahito’ JMI Wealth Limited)

Indigenous Ethical Investing

Temuera Hall (‘Tahito’ JMI Wealth Limited)

 
 
 

Masterclass panel session

Hedge Funds/Fund of Funds

James Caughey, CAIA – moderator (Head of Research, Alvarium Wealth Management NZ), Matthew Goodson, CFA (Managing Director, Salt Funds Management), Mark Houghton (Manager and Co-founder, King Tide Asset Management), Edward Glennie, CAIA (Investment Strategist, Hobson Wealth Partners)

Presentation

New Zealand Food, Fibre and Forestry Investment Opportunities

Susan Kilsby - moderator (Agriculture Economist, ANZ), Con Williams (Head of Investment Research, MyFarm Investments), Che Charteris (CEO, Craigmore Sustainables), Te Kapunga Dewes (CEO – PF Olsen)