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Irish Funds Distribution Workshop

Irish Funds would like to invite you to a Distribution Workshop in William Fry, 2 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2 on Friday, 26 May. 

Please note this event is only open to attendees of the Irish Funds Annual Global Conference. 

Register for the Annual Global Conference here. 

2 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2
26 May 2017
8.30 - Registration and networking breakfast
9.00 - Welcome
9.05 - Irish Funds Distribution Working Group Updates
  • Overview of the distribution of Irish Funds internationally
  • Reports from the 6 IF distribution Working Groups


  • Ken Owens, PwC


  • Asia - Tom Ryan, BlackRock 
  • Europe - Conor Owens, Mediolanum International Funds Limited
  • Latin America - Patrick Coughlan, PwC
  • North America - Chris Christian, Dechert
  • Switzerland - Keith Milne, Metzler 
  • UK - Len Sutton, JP Morgan 
10.00 - Brexit: What will European Distribution look like post Brexit


  • Pete Townsend, Norio Ventures


  • Michaela Walker, Eversheds UK
  • Richard Day, ML Capital
  • Lara Aherne, SSGA
  • Jorge Morley-Smith, UK Investment Association
  • Sheena Varsani, Blackrock
10.50 - Coffee and networking
11.20 - MIFID: What you need to know to navigate Distribution under MIFID II


  • Adrian Whelan, BBH


  • Steve Bennett, Good Conduct Consulting
  • Stuart Alexander, Gemini Investment Management
  • Laura Wadding, Deloitte
  • Rupert Rossander, Invesco
12.10 - Cerulli European Distribution Presentation
  • Barbara Wall, Cerulli
12.30 - Digital: Digitalising fund distribution: Big D or little D?


  • Ronan Fitzpatrick, PwC


  • Furio Pietribiasi, Mediolanum
  • Neil Hoad, Blackrock
  • Keith Hale, Multifonds
13.20 - Closing

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13.30 - Networking Lunch
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