Mercer Global Investment Forums 2019

2019

TOKYO16 April 2019

Forum Agenda

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MONDAY 15 APRIL, 2019

15:45–16:30Fund Manager Session Registration

16:30–18:30Fund Manager Session

18:30–20:30Welcome Reception

TUESDAY 16 APRIL, 2019

07:45–08:45Breakfast

08:50–09:10Welcome and Opening

Masaaki SakakibaraWealth Leader, Japan

09:10–09:502019 Investment Themes, Reference Portfolios and Practical Application

Deb ClarkeGlobal Head of Investment Research

Panel

Nick WhiteGlobal Strategic Research Director

Toshio ImaiSenior Investment Consultant

Cameron SystermansSenior Portfolio Manager

09:50–10:05Game of Later Life – Round 1

Suzutaro KuroyanagiHead of Alternative Investments, Japan

10:05–10:35Networking and Coffee Break

10:35–10:40MC

Yuka AkiwaSenior Investment Consultant

10:40–11:40Keynote Address

TBD

11:40–12:05Investing in a Time of Climate Change – Ramifications for Portfolios

Helga BirgdenGlobal Business Leader, Responsible Investment

Makoto HoshinoInvestment Consultant

12:05–12:15Game of Later Life – Round 2

Suzutaro KuroyanagiHead of Alternative Investments, Japan

12:15–13:30Lunch

13:30–14:00The Changing Industry Landscape – Surveying the Impacts

Facilitator

Yasutaka TakeuchiInvestment Consultant

Panelists

JPN Client 1 (TBD)

JPN Client 2 (TBD)

14:00–14:10StorySlam: The 'Rise of China' and What It Means for Your Asset Allocation

Yuka AkiwaSenior Investment Consultant

14:10–14:30DB Pension Plans – Exposing the Myths and Looking Ahead

Tomoya GotoSenior Investment Consultant

14:30–14:40StorySlam: Late Cycle Opportunities for Defensive Portfolios

Janet LiWealth Business Leader, Asia

14:40–15:10Networking and Coffee Break

15:10–15:20Game of Later Life – Round 3

Suzutaro KuroyanagiHead of Alternative Investments, Japan

15:20–15:40Investment Governance: Different Approaches to Working with Fiduciaries

Fiona DunsireUK CEO and Wealth Leader, Growth Markets

15:40–16:30An 'Alternative' Showdown

Host

Simon CoxeterAsset Class Specialist, Equity Boutique

Sessions

1.Alternative Fixed Income

Jean de KockAsset Class Specialist, Fixed Income Boutique

2.Private Equity

Valerie WongAsset Class Specialist, Mercer Private Markets

3.Real Assets

Henry ChingAsset Class Specialist, Real Estate Boutique

4.Liquid Alternatives

John JacksonGlobal Leader, Hedge Fund Boutique

16:30–16:45Bringing it Altogether – Practical Application

Keisuke OkudaCEO Mercer Investments, Japan

16:45–16:55Game of Later Life – Round 4

Suzutaro KuroyanagiHead of Alternative Investments, Japan

16:55–17:00Closing Remarks

Renée McGowanCEO, Asia

Draft Agenda. Subject to change.
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