Hans van Houwelingen, Actiam

Hans van Houwelingen

Since 2016, Hans van Houwelingen is Chief Executive Officer of ACTIAM, a leading SRI focused investment manager based in The Netherlands, with 56 billion euro Assets under Management. Hans received a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Eindhoven University of Technology and an Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD Business School. He is a CFA charter holder. He began his career with ING Group in 1999 and since 2005 fulfilled various international executive and non-executive roles in asset management and insurance, including Managing Director of NN Investment Partners, Chief Executive Officer of ING Investment Management Poland, Member of the Supervisory Board of ING Insurance Poland and Chief Executive Officer of ING Investment Management Greece.


09.15 - 10.15

Industry Drivers: where is the asset management industry heading in 2019 and beyond?

This panel will discuss the latest trends and industry drivers such as governance, distribution trends, Brexit, FinTech, ESA review, CMU and the impact of regulatory developments.

  • Paul Ellis

    Paul Ellis Global Head of Regulatory Product Development HSBC

  • Louis Wright

    Louis Wright Director Sales and Relationship Management Calastone

10.15 - 11.00

Sustainable investing: from niche to mainstream

  • Recent developments in sustainable finance – a key topic on the European agenda
  • Retail and institutional trends: meeting investor needs
  • Integrating ESG factors in the investment process: practical approaches
  • Does sustainability help sell?
  • Opportunities SDGs can offer asset managers

11.20 - 12.05

Structuring alternative funds: meeting the needs of multi-faceted investors

Practitioners will explain how to best structure and distribute products focusing on PE and RE and present the newest Luxembourg vehicle: the RAIF (Reserved Alternative Investment Fund).