GPI summit

Global Public Investor seminar

26 March 2024

5

Thought-provoking sessions

20+

Insightful speakers

70+

Attendees

1

Impactful event

OMFIF’s Economic and Monetary Policy Institute and Sustainable Policy Institute are convening senior representatives from central bank reserve managers, public pension funds, sovereign funds, asset owners and asset managers. The seminar will bring together 80 key individuals for an off-record discussion of macroeconomic developments for 2024, the implications for public sector investment and developments in transition finance.

Key themes

Macroeconomic developments and public sector investment trends
Operating models: data transparency, AI and talent enhancement
Asset allocation and diversification in a changing market environment
Investing in emerging markets
Transition finance and the role of asset owners

Speakers

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Ximena Alfarache

Manager, International Operations
Banco de México
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Roman Baumann

Head of Asset Management
Swiss National Bank
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Jitendra Bissessur

Chief Executive Officer
Mauritius Investment Corp
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Sandra Carlisle

Head of Responsible Investment
Universities Superannuation Scheme
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Mark Cliffe

Visiting Professor
The London Institute of Banking and Finance
Michiel

Michiel De Smet

Sustainable Investment Expert
National Bank of Belgium
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Pedro Duarte Neves

Senior Adviser of the Board
Banco de Portugal
Deborah Gilshan

Deborah Gilshan

Head, ESG and Stewardship, Europe
AustralianSuper
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Torbjörn Hamnmark

Head, Strategic Asset Allocation
AP3
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Thomas Harr

Chief Economist, Head of Economics and Monetary Policy
Danmarks Nationalbank
Clive Horwood

Clive Horwood

Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Managing Editor
OMFIF
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Richard Hunter

Chief Credit Officer
Fitch Ratings
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James John

Director, Offices in Europe and Senior Resident Representative to the EU
International Monetary Fund
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Elie Lewi

Director, Markets
Banque de France
Nana Maidugu

Nana Maidugu

Head of Sustainability and ESG
Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority
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David Marsh

Chairman
OMFIF
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Laurent Maurin

Head of Economics
European Investment Bank
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Emma McGarthy

Head, Sustainable Policy Institute
OMFIF
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Shahredza Minhat

Chief Representative, London Office
Bank Negara Malaysia
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Andrea Montanino

Chief Economist and Director, Sectoral Strategies and Impact
Cassa depositi e prestiti
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John Orchard

Chief Executive Officer
OMFIF
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Mitch Reznick

Head of Sustainable Fixed Income
Federated Hermes
Nikhil Sanghani

Nikhil Sanghani

Managing Director, Economic and Monetary Policy Institute
OMFIF
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Arunima Sharan

Senior Research Analyst
OMFIF
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Rahmatullah Sjamsuddin

Head of Reserve Management
Bank Indonesia
Cindy van Oorschot

Cindy Van Oorschot

Director, Pension Supervision and Sustainability
De Nederlandsche Bank
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Boris Vujčić

Governor
Croatian National Bank
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Jon Webster

Chief Operating Officer
CPP Investments
Fredrik Willumsen

Fredrik Willumsen

Global Head of Strategy Research
Norges Bank Investment Management
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Raymond Wong

Senior Vice President, Head of EMEA Business Development
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

Agenda

David Marsh, Chairman, OMFIF

Boris Vujčić, Governor, Croatian National Bank

  • Are equilibrium interest rates structurally higher?
  • Implications of technological change for productivity growth
  • The risks to growth: demographics, geopolitics and climate change

Speakers:
Pedro Duarte Neves, Senior Adviser of the Board, Banco de Portugal
Thomas Harr, Chief Economist and Head of Economics and Monetary Policy, Danmarks Nationalbank
James John, Director, Offices in Europe and Senior Resident Representative to the EU, International Monetary Fund
Andrea Montanino, Chief Economist, Director for Sectoral Strategies and Impact, Cassa depositi e prestiti
James Talbot, Executive Director, International, Bank of England

Moderator: David Marsh, Chairman, OMFIF

  • Use of external managers
  • Improving internal data management systems and transparency
  • How public investors can use artificial intelligence

Speakers:
Elie Lewi, Director of Markets, Banque de France
Jon Webster
, Chief Operating Officer, CPP Investments

Moderator: Emma McGarthy, Head, Sustainable Policy Institute, OMFIF

  • Are higher yields making fixed income attractive?
  • Gold as a safe haven
  • Merits of diversifying to equities and other asset classes

Speakers:
Roman Baumann, Head of Asset Management, Swiss National Bank
Laurent Maurin, Head of Division, Economics Department, European Investment Bank
Shahredza Minhat, Chief Representative, London Office, Bank Negara Malaysia

Moderator: Arunima Sharan, Senior Research Analyst, OMFIFv

 

Raymond Wong, Senior Vice-President, Head of EMEA Business Development, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

Moderator: John Orchard, Chief Executive Officer, OMFIF

  • Prospects for de-dollarisation and investment in alternative currencies
  • Does Brics represent a new economic and investment bloc?
  • Will emerging markets offer good risk-adjusted returns?

Speakers: 
Ximena Alfarache, Manager, International Operations, Banco de México
Jitendra Bissessur, Chief Executive Officer, Mauritius Investment Corporation
Rahmatullah Sjamsuddin, Head, Reserve Management, Bank Indonesia
Raymond Wong, Senior Vice-President, Head of EMEA Business Development, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

Moderator: John Orchard, Chief Executive Officer, OMFIF

  • How and why to invest in private markets
  • Opportunities and risks from real estate and infrastructure
  • Sustainable finance and green infrastructure

Speakers:
Jitendra Bissessur
, Chief Executive Officer, Mauritius Investment Corporation
Richard Hunter, Chief Credit Officer, Fitch Ratings
Fredrik Willumsen, Global Head, Strategy Research, Norges Bank Investment Management

Moderator: Nikhil Sanghani, Managing Director, Economic and Monetary Policy Institute, OMFIF

  • Fiduciary duty versus meeting climate objectives
  • Diversification and catalysing return: demystifying green investment
  • Stewardship and maximising long-term value with investors
  • Integrating risk models

Speakers:
Sandra Carlisle, Head of Responsible Investment, Universities Superannuation Scheme
Mark Cliffe, Visiting Professor, The London Institute of Banking and Finance
Deborah Gilshan, Head of ESG and Stewardship, Europe, AustralianSuper
Torbjörn Hamnmark, Head of Strategic Asset Allocation, AP3
Mitch Reznick, Head of Sustainable Fixed Income, Federated Hermes

Moderator: Clive Horwood, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Manging Editor, OMFIF

  • Transition bonds and their role in green, social and sustainability issuance
  • Taxonomy developments and criteria for sustainable products
  • Investing in green bonds and ESG assets: driving financial return and sustainable impact
  • Public and private partnerships and collaboration efforts

Speakers:
Michiel De Smet, Sustainable Investment Expert, National Bank of Belgium
Nana Maidugu, Head, Sustainability and ESG, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority 
Cindy van Oorschot, Co-chair of the NGFS Blended Finance Initiative and Director Pension Supervision and Sustainability, De Nederlandsche Bank

Moderator: Emma McGarthy, Head, Sustainable Policy Institute, OMFIF

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