Holly Mackay, Boring Money Limited

Holly Mackay

Holly has worked in finance since 1999. She is the Founder and CEO of independent consumer financial website, Boring Money. She passionately believes that investments shouldn’t just be for “The Old Boys” and is on a personal mission to make investing accessible and engaging to more “normal” people.

Holly held senior roles at Merrill Lynch, Aviva and Santander before setting up her first business, The Platforum, in 2008. She sold the business to Centaur Media in 2011, moving on to launch Boring Money in July 2015.

She is a regular media commentator, contributing to the BBC, The Times, The Telegraph and The Mail on Sunday.

Agenda

09.40 - 10.00

Value assessments - a known unknown?

What are value assessments? Are value assessments coming to Luxembourg and why? What might be the implications and consequences?


10.00 - 10.30

Product innovation: new kids on the block

Product evolution with the investor in mind: what will “products of the future” look like? Why are they needed?


11.05 - 11.50

ESG: How to really add value for investors

A practitioner’s view, a practical case and a country’s vision for the future


11.50 - 12.25

"Dear CEO, ..."

An insight into the current thinking of CEOs in these transformative times.


14.30 - 15.15

Listen to the investor (part I): institutional investors

Perspectives from pension funds, insurers and private banking: what do various types of institutional investor need from the asset manager? How are those needs changing? Can Luxembourg be the domicile of choice for the PEPP?


15.45 - 16.30

Listen to the investor (part II): retail investors

Does the asset manager really serve the retail investor, or is it merely a provider of raw materials for the evolving advice and distribution channels? We adopt three personae: the millennial, the middle-aged household head, and the retiree, and seek solutions for their needs and outcomes from three channels: the asset manager, a retail bank, and a new platform proposition. Which one offers the best solution for our personae?


16.30 - 17.10

Investor education: let's get serious

Saving and investment explained, simplified and demystified: two approaches to encouraging the many people without savings/investment plans to get started.

  • Claude Marx

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