Finbarr Browne, Schroders Investment Management (Europe) S.A.

Finbarr Browne

Finbarr took over the Luxembourg Country Head role for Schroders in January 2020. He has previously held regional and global roles in Operations, Finance and Change Management during his 16 years within Schroders Group.

In addition to his Luxembourg role, Finbarr is the regional COO for Schroders, responsible for Continental Europe.

Finbarr joined the ALFI board of directors in February 2020.

09.25

Let’s hear it from the Regulators


10.30

CEO panel


11.45

End of the second belle époque

A discussion about investment and product strategy in the face of war, pandemic, food and energy insecurity, inflation, changed monetary policy, and great uncertainty


14.15

Introduction by the Chairperson of the afternoon sessions


14.20

Deep-dive 1: Brexit – how are managers adapting

The discussion will revolve around managing and distributing funds in Europe, tackling regulatory requirements and other routes in a Post-Brexit world.

The panel will touch upon the following topics:

•How can sales teams continue to operate from the UK?
•What are the impact of the new EU pre-marketing rules on UK managers?
•Can management teams continue to rely on delegation rules?
•Collaborating with third parties or setting-up on-shore: what are my structuring options?
•Distribution in the UK: what happens during and after the transition period?

Christian Hertz will lead the conversation joined by leading industry experts focusing on emerging strategies and the future of fund distribution.


15.30

Deep-dive 3: democratisation of private assets - what opportunities await the market?

The path to the democratisation of private assets is trying to bring together different types of asset managers, willing to access new sources of financing. The current geopolitical situation is driving new trends – and this session will explore the new private asset products that will meet those demands and how to successfully market these products to investors.


16.20

Final wrap-up and closing remarks