Anne joined Fidelity International as CEO in December 2018 from M&G Investments where she was CEO and a director of its parent company Prudential plc. Anne was appointed a Director of FIL Limited in September 2019. She has worked in the asset management industry since 1992. Anne has almost three decades of experience as an analyst, portfolio manager and CIO and is a strong proponent of ESG investing. Her career path spans many blue chip global names in the financial sector including Alliance Capital, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Aberdeen Asset Management.
Anne is a Chartered Engineer and began her career as a research fellow at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research. She is a former chair of the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s Practitioner Panel and is also a member of the US-based Board of Leaders of 2020 Women on Boards, which works to increase the proportion of women on corporate boards.
Anne was publicly recognised in the UK for her services to the voluntary sector and to the Financial Services industry by being appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) in 2014 and a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2015.
Anne holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BSc (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh as well as an honorary degree from Heriot-Watt University.
CEOs and Senior leadership executives from large asset managers, look into the future of Asset Management over the next decade, and identify the key themes influencing strategy.
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Let’s hear it from the Regulators
There is never a quiet moment for the Regulators. We hear what is on their current agenda, and how they are preparing for the next decade, in the context of where the industry they regulate may be heading.
Workshop 1: Evolution of the Custody model and how it transforms the Luxembourg service proposition
The traditional industrial scale custody & fund administration model is under increasing threat from new technology, evolving asset classes and demanding clients, with new, more agile entrants encroaching their territory. Hear the CEOs from four of the larger players on how their global strategy and proposition is adapting in response to these new competitors, and how this transforms the service proposition for clients with Luxembourg domiciled investment needs.
Workshop 2: Product evolution
The session will focus on interesting innovation in product design on the liquid side. What is the Luxembourg industry doing to foster product evolution and make best and innovative use of the toolbox in terms of products and structures it is given?
Workshop 3: Sustainable finance
Hear from our three distinguished expert speakers – impact activist, impact investor and EIB expert – who will share their insights and experiences as practitioners. The shift towards more sustainability is the most important and biggest change in recent years with far-reaching strategic consequences for the asset management industry globally.
Workshop 4: Private Assets
Real Assets is booming! An unprecedent growing demand for alternative asset classes delivering yield has fueled the launch of new products and schemes in the Real Assets space. As a result, innovation in terms of products is at full speed responding to the hunger for diversification but also the need for integrated ESG or active impact. So where are Real Assets heading?