Risk & Return South Africa

South Africa's leading conference showcasing cutting edge risk management and investment practices

Risk is delighted to announce that the 9th annual Risk & Return South Africa conference will be taking place in Cape Town on 11-13 March 2015!

The 2-day conference has become the annual event of choice for nearly 200 industry professionals in the region. It is the premier event to be at if you are seeking to enhance your risk management techniques, explore the latest investment strategies and get to grips with fundamental regulatory changes.

Confirmed speakers for 2015 include:

  • Hemal Naran, Head of Investment and Actuarial, GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES PENSION FUND
  • David Suetens, Executive Vice President, International Chief Risk Officer, STATE STREET CORPORATION
  • Funmi Akinluyi, Investment Director, SILK INVEST 
  • Patrice Rassou, Head of Equities, SANLAM INVESTMENTS
  • Gert Kruger, Chief Risk Officer, RAND MERCHANT BANK 
  • Andre Steyn, Chief Executive Officer, Portfolio Manager, STEYN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT 
  • Rowan Williams-Short, Portfolio Manager, VUNANI FUND MANAGERS 
  • Glenn Silverman, Chief Investment Officer, INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS

Risk & Return South Africa will allow you to make valuable contacts with your industry peers and will give you an opportunity to get your burning questions answered by nearly 30 international and local speakers.

Key themes for 2015:

  • Impacts of global monetary policy on emerging markets
  • OTC derivatives clearing reform in SA
  • The outlook for Chinese investment in Africa
  • Credit portfolio management
  • Priorities in operational risk management
  • The medium-term growth forecast for South Africa
  • Latest trends in asset management
  • The twin peaks model of financial regulation
  • Liquidity risk models and stress testing
  • Establishing an enterprise wide risk culture 
  • Emerging vs developed market equities
  • African alternatives - an opportunity for portfolio diversification
  • Managing currency risk
  • Pan-African perspectives on emerging areas of growth and risk

...and many more!

Hear what delegates said about our last conference:

'A premium event on the SA financial services calendar.' - Jean-Pierre Matthews, Chief Financial Analyst, Brunia Capital Limited

'Well thought out panels with valuable, pertinent content.' - Chris Edwards, Managing Principal, ABSA Capital

'An excellent conversation surrounding risk management within the banking and Investment environment.' -Justin James, Investment Risk Manager, Edge Capital

'The conference attracted high calibre delegates which facilitated thought provoking discussions.' -Heather Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic Specialised Finance

'A very worthwhile, informative and topical event - time well spent.' - Robert Coombe, Chief Operating Officer, Matrix Fund Managers

'Great. Good to know what opportunities and threats are going around in our investment world. Much more informed.' - Herman Klopper, Manager, Futurum Financial Group

'Very informative, great mix of opinions and well organised.' - Suvarn Naidoo, Assistant Portfolio Manager, Absa Alternative Asset Management

'Great Conference!' -George Herman, Investment Strategist, Citadel Asset Management

'Good opportunity to network, explore ideas and brain storm challenges facing industry.' -Chris Watts, Portfolio Manager, Alternative Asset Management

To enquire about participating as a speaker or panellist, please contact:

Melissa Ginsburg
Senior Conference Producer
+44 (0) 20 7316 9584
melissa.ginsburg@incisivemedia.com

 

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