Registration & breakfast


Master of Ceremony and Chairperson’s introduction


Investing for sustainable development – the What, the How and the Why?

• Sustainable or responsible investing: what it is and what it is not
• Methodologies
• Impact

A tutorial by


Sustainability – an Asset Manager’s duty?

Once the decision is made to embark on the sustainability path, internal procedures need to be put in place to ensure proper implementation of the commitment. Policy, risk management, investment decisions, reporting… all elements of the Asset Manager’s value chain are impacted.

CEOs of leading Asset Management groups share their experience of the process

  • Ophélie Mortier

    Ophélie Mortier Responsible Investment Strategist Degroof Petercam Asset Management S.A.

  • Jens Wilhelm

    Jens Wilhelm Chief Investment Officer, Board Member Union Investment


Coffee break


Asset Management in Circular Economy

Out of the Box speech


The rise of the ESG, SRI, Impact & Climate Finance: what it means for business and for our planet

Which methodology? What rationale? Which approach?


  • Florian Eisele

    Florian Eisele Luxembourg Focal Point, UN Environment Global Communications Coordinator United Nations REDD Programme


Chairperson's wrap up and closing remarks


Morningstar European Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2018

Morningstar hosts their Pan-European Fund Manager of the Year awards in Luxembourg. These awards are based on the qualitative insights of Morningstar’s Europe-based manager research analysts. There are winners in four categories: European Equities, Global Equities, Fixed Income, and a new category, Multi Asset and Alternatives.


Lunch in the exhibition area kindly sponsored by


Chairperson's introduction

Unprecedented Change for a Growing Fund Industry

  • Steven Libby

    Steven Libby Asset & Wealth Management (‘AWM’) EMEA Leader, Partner PwC


Global cyclical recovery and buoyant Asset Markets: What could possibly go wrong in this best of all possible worlds?


How “customer experience” design is transforming fund servicing

The finance community, like retail brands and services, is adapting to the new ‘omni-channel’ world. It’s predicted that by 2020, customer experience will become the key differentiators for B2C and B2B brands alike, beating product and price as market influencers. And while the finance industry is engaging with blockchain, FinTech innovations and automation, the biggest challenge they face isn’t technological, it’s defining smarter human-centric experiences.


Coffee break


Interview with the Regulator: the latest regulatory hot topics for the fund industry



  • Claude Marx

    Claude Marx Director General Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF)


Fintech – Facts, Fiction and the Future

A reality check on all things Fintech in the AM production cycle.

  • Serge Weyland

    Serge Weyland CEO Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, Luxembourg

  • David Hagen

    David Hagen Head of IT Supervision and Support PSF Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, (CSSF)


Master of Ceremony and Chairperson’s wrap up and closing remarks

  • Steven Libby

    Steven Libby Asset & Wealth Management (‘AWM’) EMEA Leader, Partner PwC