Sacha Reverdiau, Nomura Global Funds Management S.A.

Sacha Reverdiau Sacha Reverdiau is a Director and Conducting Officer at Global Funds Management S.A., a Luxembourg-based investment management company part of the Nomura group. With 15+ years of experience in the financial services industry gained through positions held at investment banks and asset servicing companies, Sacha developed an expertise in asset and portfolio management strategy, risk and regulatory compliance, by managing UCITS and AIFs, both in- and outside the EU. Since 2012, he has accompanied the set-up of Nomura‚Äôs investment fund business in Luxembourg and created the local risk management function. He is an active member of ALFI risk management working groups and ILA Conducting Officer Forum, and a regular speaker at industry events  
09.55-10.40

Round Table Discussion - Risk Management: a key pillar of the governance model

  • Risk management models
  • Roles & responsibilities of the ManCo Board
  • Relation between Board of Funds and ManCo
  • Roles & responsibilities of the Conducting Officers
  • Local substance requirements
  • Parent Companies/Branches/Subsidiaries
  • Risk Management, compliance & internal Audit

11.10-11.35

Portfolio Management & the second line of defense

  • A day in the life of a risk manager in Luxembourg
  • What does a Portfolio manager expect from Risk Management and vice-versa
  • Sacha Reverdiau

    Sacha Reverdiau Conducting Officer & Risk Manager Nomura Global Funds Management S.A.


13.35-14.20

BREAKOUT SESSION 1: Stress testing & VaR model backtesting C.S.I. - Practitioners thoughts


14.50-15.50

Delegation & Oversight - Current thinking & possible scenarios for UK based Asset Managers

  • Investment Management – role of the investment advisor
  • Central administration (Accounting,TA)
  • Marketing & Distribution
  • Custodian/Depositary
  • ESMA-General principles on supervisory approach to relocations from UK
  • ALFI guidelines:Principles of the oversight of financial
    intermediaries