Christian Lemaire, Amundi Asset Management

Christian Lemaire

Based on Amundi long-standing expertise in Employee Savings & Retirement plans, Christian assists multinationals to use the innovative solutions that Amundi develops to manage more efficiently their pension schemes. Member of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group and of the PEPP Expert Panel of EIOPA. Active member of pension working groups from PensionsEurope and EFAMA. Previously, as Global Head of Insurance clients at Amundi, he structured dedicated investment solutions for insurers within the Solvency 2 framework. Formerly, as Special Advisor of the Senior Management of Credit Agricole Group, Christian worked on the reorganization of asset management and real estate subsidiaries and the private banking business line. Previously, as Director of Finance, Strategy and Risks at Credit Agricole Consumer Finance / Leasing & Factoring, he was responsible in particular for corporate development, Assets & Liabilities Management, supervision of Risks Weighted Assets and capital requirements. Formerly, as Senior Banker within Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, Christian structured and executed major financings and equity / capital markets transactions for large groups. Before joining the Credit Agricole Group 18 years ago, as Finance Director of companies, he listed a large one on stock exchanges, managed Treasury, Investor Relations and corporate developments. Master of Engineering (Ecole Centrale Paris). MBA (HEC/Wharton) majoring in finance. Teaching professor in Finance, Strategy and Management.

09.10 - 10.00

Industry (R)evolution

This session will consist of a presentation of the Industry Revolution Report, Part II, done by Citi Business Advisory Services: “How Today’s Innovation Efforts Could Lead to a Re-architecting of the Investment Management Industry”, followed by a panel discussion of hot topics in the industry.

10.55 - 11.35

The role of asset managers in the provision of pensions

AMs operating in Europe are welcoming the proposed addition to their toolkit in the form of the PEPP. This panel will look at this large-scale, portable and cost-efficient product, designed to encourage long-term investment in a sustainable manner in the real economy while enabling AMs to tailor products to suit their business models.

  • Marc Wicki

    Marc Wicki Managing Director, Co-Head Structuring Partners Group

11.35 - 12.05

The fate of securitisation

Investment funds are feeling the impact of new rules such as ATAD and the EU Securitisation Regulation 2017/2402. You may be asking yourself whether you can still use securitisation as an intermediary company and/or feeder structure for your funds – and if not, if there is an easy way out. Our experts will be looking at these questions as well as into the future – is a revised securitisation law in the making?

13.15 - 13.45

Lunch session: Innovation in Asset Management: 5 fintechs to discover

In the exhibition area

14.10 - 14.55

The fight for talent

The recipe for attracting tomorrow’s leaders is on every employer’s wishlist. The HR experts on this panel will tell you what makes global nomads stay – in a job, in a place (like Luxembourg), and loyal to their employer.

14.55 - 15.20

The impact of technology on the world of work

Are robots really coming for our jobs? What have machines still got to learn, and what can we learn from machines?

15.50 - 16.30

Brexit: impact on people and org charts

In the light of the most recent CSSF substance rules, organisations have to make the right moves – quite literally – as 29 March approaches. Whether it is building your org chart in line with these substance requirements, making sure you have the right people in the right location, or other elements in the Brexit conundrum – this debate promises to be an interesting one.

16.30 - 16.50

Tick tock goes the Brexit clock

Brexit from a political perspective

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