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9th Annual Irish Funds UK Symposium

Thursday, 24 November 2022 - In-Person

Location: ETC Venue, 133 Houndsditch, London, UK


9th Annual Irish Funds UK Symposium

8:30 - Registration & Breakfast
9:45 - Welcome

MC: Gary Fitzpatrick, KPMG

9:50 - Opening Remarks

Colm McDonagh, Vice-Chair Irish Funds, CEO Insight Europe

10:00 - Address from the Central Bank of Ireland

Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct

10:20 - Panel Discussion- Update on Regulation

Moderator: Nicholas Blake-Knox, Walkers


-        Federico Cupelli, EFAMA

-        Jonathan Lipkin, The Investment Association

-        Tara Newbery, Northern Trust Asset Management

10:55 - Coffee Break

Kindly sponsored by Société Générale.

11:25 - Keynote Address- European Economic Update

Fabio Balboni, Senior European Economist, HSBC

11:45 - Panel Discussion- The Onwards March of ETFs

Moderator: Gareth Myburgh, CITI


-        Jamie Hartley, DWS

-        Roxane Sanguinetti, GHCO

-        Paul Heffernan, Waystone

-        Ciara O' Leary, Dechert

12:20 - Panel Discussion- Distribution in Uncertain Times

Moderator: Joanne McEnteggart, IQ-EQ


-        Richard Kelly, LGIM

-        Jeremy Fawcett, Platforum

-        Niamh Ryan, Simmons & Simmons

12:55 - Lunch Break

Kindly sponsored by HAL

14:10 - Keynote Address - The Authority Gap

Mary Ann Sieghart- Broadcaster, journalist and author of award-winning book, 'The Authority Gap: Why women are still taken less seriously than men, and what we can do about it.'

14:40 - Panel Discussion: Digital Assets - Much more than just Crypto?

Moderator: Daire Lawlor, Interwoven


-        John Cronin, Zodia Custody

-        Simona Stoytchkova, State Street

-        Wayne Hughes, BNP Paribas

-        Daniel Andemeskel, UI Enlyte

15:15 - Coffee Break

Kindly sponsored by Ocorian

15:45 - Panel Discussion: ESG- Too hot to handle?

Moderator: Lisa Kealy, EY


-        Amelia Tan, LGIM

-        Dr Xi Li, London School of Economics

-        Dr. Barnabas Acs, LSEG Refinitiv

16:25 - Closing Remarks

Pat Lardner, Chief Executive, Irish Funds

16:30 - Networking Drinks Reception

Kindly sponsored by Simmons & Simmons

18:00 - Event Concludes
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