Public investors in the COVID-19 world – Asia Roundtable Series 2020

Public investors in the COVID-19 world - Asia Roundtable Series 2020

Virtual roundtable   Virtual   Asia
  Thu 3 Sep 2020 - Thu 17 Sep 2020 14:00 - 15:15

State Street Global Advisors and OMFIF convene a series of panel discussions on key strategic issues impacting the investment community. These meetings bring together senior representatives from sovereign funds, central banks and public pensions funds across Asia to discuss topics that are directly relevant to their investment challenges in the COVID-19 world.

The State Street Global Advisors-OMFIF Roundtable Asia series consists of three panel discussions. All participants are invited to speak, and proceedings are off-the-record to encourage interactive dialogue.

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Session I: US, Europe and China: Economic health, prospects for recovery, political implications

3 September 2020, 14:00-15:15 SGT

Topics for discussion:
– Outlook for regional economic recovery
– Efficacy of monetary and fiscal policy responses
– Capital flows and disruptions in the global trading regime
– Geopolitical risks: US elections, China-US relations and multilateralism

– Amlan Roy, Global Head, Global Macro Policy Research, State Street Global Advisors


– Kai Guo, Deputy Director-General, People’s Bank of China
– Beata Javorcik, Chief Economist, EBRD
– Donghyun Park, Principal Economist, Asian Development Bank
– Jang Ping Thia, Principal Economist, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Session II: The transition to a low carbon economy and the risks associated with climate change

10 September 2020, 14:00-15:15 SGT

Topics for discussion:
– Public investors’ policies and aspirations to address climate change
– Implementing public investors’ climate risk strategies
– Impact(s) of regulation in different regions

– Nathalie Wallace, Global Head ESG Investment Strategy, State Street Global Advisors


– Kim Chong, Head, Risk Management and Compliance, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
– Ma Jun, Member, Monetary Policy Committee, People’s Bank of China
– Calvin Quek, Senior Environmental Specialist, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Programme: SSGA-OMFIF Asia 2020 Session II

Session III: Asset allocation insights

17 September 2020, 14:00-15:15 SGT

Topics for discussion:
– Achieving investment growth targets
– The role of fixed income in providing necessary diversification
– Outlook for private market investments
– Ensuring investors’ liquidity requirements are met

– Kevin Anderson, Head of Investments, Asia-Pacific, State Street Global Advisors

– Mark Delaney, Chief Investment Officer and Deputy Chief Executive, AustralianSuper
– Damian Graham, Chief Investment Officer, First State Super
– Azmil Zahruddin Aziz, Chief Investment Officer, Khazanah Nasional
– Torbjörn Hanmark, Head of Strategic Asset Allocation, AP3

*denotes to be confirmed


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