Thomas Richter, German Investment Funds Association-BVI

Thomas Richter Since July 2011, Thomas Richter is CEO of BVI. He started his career at Deutsche Börse AG in 1995. In 1998 Thomas joined DWS where he held various executive positions before becoming an executive board member in 2007. He is a lawyer, a certified stock market trader and investment analyst DVFA/CEFA. Thomas is a Member of the Administrative Council of BaFin and a Member of Advisory Council for Finance of the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (vzbv). He is a Board Member of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) and also a Board Member of the International Investment Funds Association (IIFA).



Redefining the Asset Management operating model: a roundtable discussion with the CEOs of leading European Asset Management Associations

The global Asset Management is facing a number of key challenges including increasing fee and margin compression, an ever increasing winner-take-all phenomenon, accompanied by digital innovation. Delivering innovative products to respond to macroeconomic factors, demographic changes, growing focus on the environmental and sustainability agenda:

How should the sector respond to these challenges?


  • Pierre Bollon

    Pierre Bollon Délégué Général French Investment Funds and Asset Managers Trade Association-AFG

  • Camille Thommes

    Camille Thommes Director General Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)


A European regulatory outlook

An interview with ESMA & EFAMA


Minding the gap - Diversity in Asset Management

The case for diversity is clear. Efforts are underway to improve representation in the Asset Management industry.

What does that mean for the organisation and for the performance of the business? Does gender diversity also bring benefits to end investors?


Entering the millenial era- the changing face of European Asset Management

Global cross-border Asset Managers discuss 30 years in the making to today’s AM world, the ”next generation of Asset Management”  and the evolving operating models.


Dispelling the Myths of Securities Lending for UCITS Funds

Securities Lending (“SecLending”) is a big business . Leading Asset Servicers have been providing this service to the fund industry for many years, yet it still remains an unspoken topic. So, where do UCITS funds sit in this industry?

A roundtable discussion with the full spectrum of the securities lending value chain, focusing on UCITS structures and their participation in securities lending programmes