9 February 2012 - Hotel de l'Industrie, Paris
The 2nd annual World Pensions & Investments Forum organised jointly by the OECD and the World Pensions Council brought together leading researchers, pension funds, endowment and sovereign wealth funds from across Europe, Asia and the Americas to discuss the latest advances in asset allocation and diversification strategies, equity, emerging markets and infrastructure investments
Plenary presentations and roundtables focused on:
The afternoon session was a special session on Emerging Markets and Asia.
Download the Forum brochure with the programme and speakers' biographies.
For press coverage of the event, please visit World Pensions Council website www.worldpensions.org .
Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Carolyn Ervin, Director, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD; and M. Nicolas J. Firzli, Managing Director, World Pensions Council (WPC)
by Juan Yermo, Head of the Private Pensions Unit, Financial Affairs Division, OECD
Presentation: ‘The European Union Perspective’
by Herbert Barth, European Commission (replacing Gerassimos Thomas, Director Finance, Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission)
Presentation: ‘The Russian Pension Perspective’
by Konstantin Ugrumov, President, Russian National Association of Pension Funds
by Paul K. Woolley, Founder, Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality, LSE - London School of Economics
Roundtable w/ Raymond Haines, Head of UK Liability Driven Investing, State Street Global Advisors; Fiona Stewart, Principal Administrator, Private Pensions Unit, OECD; Philippe Desfossés, CEO, ERAFP; Oscar Franco, President, Association of Mexican Pension Fund Managers- Amafore
by P. Brett Hammond, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer, TIAA-CREF
Roundtable w/ Yves Choueifaty, President, TOBAM; Vincent Bazi, President, World Pensions Council; Jan Soerensen, Head of Hedge Funds, PGGM; Elizabeth Fernando, Deputy CIO & Head of European Equities, USS
Special Session on Emerging Markets and Asia
by David Wilton, CIO and Manager Global Private Equity Funds, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
by Prof. Bernard Y. Yeung, Dean of the National University of Singapore Business School, Member of the Financial Research Council of the Monetary Authority of Singapore - MAS
Roundtable w/Thomas Gerhardt, Director, Head of Global Emerging Markets, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management; Matti Leppälä, Secretary-General of the European Federation for Retirement Provision - EFRP
by Ulrik Dan Weuder, Head of Infrastructure and CEO of ATP Alternative Investment, Supplementary Pension of Denmark – ATP
Roundtable w/ Eric Hayoun, Chief Financial Officer, CDC Infrastructure; Raffaele Della Croce, Economist, Private Pensions Unit, OECD; Stefan Lundbergh, Head of Innovation Centre, All Pensions Group – APG; Christian Kummert, Managing Director Infrastructure, Kommunalkredit; Alexander Franke, Partner, Oliver Wyman