GIS Zurich 2018

Tuesday, 16th January 2018

The GIS Zurich 2018 conference is the ideal opportunity to examine the issues, connect with peers, learn about prospective investments and listen to the views of respected industry professionals

Overview

The GIS Zurich 2018 conference is the ideal opportunity to examine the issues, connect with peers, learn about prospective investments and listen to the views of respected industry professionals in the glorious settings of the Dolder Grand Hotel.

Attendees to the conference will also have the opportunity to attend specific workshops focusing on bespoke fund strategies. The workshops will be presented by leading fund managers who will each give concise overviews of their approach and outlook.

For more information contact
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Speakers

Michael Strobaek

Michael Strobaek

CIO
Credit Suisse

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Lars Kalbreier

Lars Kalbreier

CIO
Vontobel

Speakers

Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen

Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen

CIO
NN Investment Partners

Speakers

Nadège Dufossé

Nadège Dufossé

Head of Asset Allocation
Candriam

Speakers

Johan Van Der Biest

Johan Van Der Biest

Senior Fund Manager
Candriam

Johan Van Der Biest has been a senior equity fund manager at Candriam since 2003.
He began his career in 1991 as a fund manager at Bank BACOB, becoming a senior equity
fund manager at Cordius Asset Management in 1998. He joined Candriam in his current role in
2003.
Johan has a commercial engineering degree with a specialisation in finance from the Katholieke
Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.

Speakers

Raimund Müller

Raimund Müller

Head Passive & ETF Specialist Sales Switzerland & Liechtenstein Executive Director
UBS

Raimund Müller is the head of Passive & ETF Specialist Sales Switzerland and Liechtenstein. He has more than 15 years experience in the financial industry, with expertise in managing client relationships for institutional investors.
He has been working for UBS AG, Asset Management based in Zurich since 2012. Prior to UBS, Raimund worked in institutional sales positions within the asset management units at Deutsche Bank and Lombard Odier.
Raimund Müller is a Certified International Investment Analyst (2008). He holds a master's degree in Economics and Finance (2005) from Curtin University of Technology in Perth and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration (2003) from Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur.

Speakers

Frank Meijer

Frank Meijer

Head of European ABS and Mortgages team
Aegon Asset Management

Frank Meijer, PhD joined Aegon Asset Management in 2005. Frank is head of the European ABS and Mortgages team. He is also a member of the Asset Liability Committee of Aegon Bank and a permanent guest lecturer at the Amsterdam VU University. Prior to his current role, he was also responsible for the Quant Group and has set up the Structured Credit Desk. Before joining Aegon Asset Management, Frank worked at ABN AMRO in the Credit Risk Modelling & Product department. Frank holds an MSc in Physics, cum laude, from University of Groningen and a PhD in Physics from Delft University of Technology.

Speakers

Ewout van Schaick

Ewout van Schaick

Head of Multi-Asset
NN Investment Partners

Ewout is Head of the Multi-Asset boutique of NN Investment Partners. As boutique manager he is responsible for macroeconomic & investment strategy research and design, tactical asset allocation (TAA) and the management of Multi-Asset funds and mandates within NN Investment Partners. The Multi-Asset boutique manages a large range of multi asset and income funds and mandates, including both benchmarked and absolute return strategies.
Head of the Multi-Asset Portfolios team, responsible for day-to-day management of Multi-Asset and Absolute Return portfolios. Ewout has been involved in the development and introduction of new multi asset strategies like absolute return strategies, multi credit strategies and sustainable multi asset.
Portfolio manager at PGGM, the second largest pension fund in the Netherlands, responsible for managing a portfolio of external alpha strategies
Product Development Manager at ABN AMRO Asset Management. He also spent one year at the asset management unit of NIBC that was dedicated to specialized Fixed Income portfolios.

Speakers

Sandra Crowl

Sandra Crowl

Member of the Investment Committee
Carmignac

Sandra Crowl joined Carmignac in 2007 and currently holds the positions of Portfolio Advisor and Member of the Investment Committee. She started her career at Bankers Trust Australia in 1987. In 1991, she transferred to the Paris office to manage the Foreign Exchange team. In 1993, she transferred to the London office where she was appointed Managing Director for the European Foreign Exchange team. In 2003, she shifted to the fund management industry and hedge fund seeding firm, New Alpha Advisers, a subsidiary of the alternative funds boutique ADI.
Sandra Crowl holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and French from the University of Melbourne. She is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) since 2007.

Keynotes

Professor Thorsten Hens

Professor Thorsten Hens

Director
Swiss Banking Institute at the University of Zürich.

Keynotes

Professor Jan-Egbert Sturm

Professor Jan-Egbert Sturm

Director
KOF Swiss Economic Institute