Joanna Munro, HSBC Global Asset Management

Joanna Munro Joanna Munro is Global Head of Fiduciary Governance for HSBC Global Asset Management and Chairman of their UK regulated asset management business. Joanna has worked in the asset management industry for over thirty years in a range of roles at a number of global institutions, and has been with HSBC since 2005.  Her roles with HSBC Global Asset Management include Multimanager CEO, Head of Product and most recently Regional CEO for Asia Pacific, for which  she was based in HK. Joanna was educated at Cambridge, LSE and Stanford and currently works three days a week, as she is also studying Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London.  She is a director of the Investment Association and a member of the Diversity Project Advisory Council.”
9.25-10.10

Panel discussion - View from the C-Suite

The asset management industry is experiencing a set of unprecedented structural shifts.
These include; a shift in responsibility for long-term savings from state to employer to employee, the value for money of active management being questioned by stakeholders, significant fee compression, an increasing customer propensity to buy products through digital channels, the use of analytics and artificial intelligence to make better investment decisions and increasing expectation that institutional shareholders should exercise greater stewardship over investment decisions.

How should the asset management industry respond?

Three senior Asset Management executives together with the Chairperson of ALFI provide insights into the future of the Asset Management industry

  • Joanna Munro

    Joanna Munro Global Head of Fiduciary Governance HSBC Global Asset Management

  • Denise Voss

    Denise Voss Chairman Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)


10.10-10.40

Part I - Crypto currencies and their relevance to Asset Management


11.30-11.55

Part III - A checkpoint on reality in assessing whether investor protection lines of defence can keep pace and be more effectively enabled through technology

Transformational technology; what does it mean for control functions


12.05 - 12.35

The evolving role and profile of the Regulator

As Asset Management evolves, embraces new technology and shifts its own paradigms, how is the role of Regulator adapting to these changes? We will hear from experts representing both the CSSF and the FCA, specialising in preparing the regulator for such change and adapting to regulate the Asset Manager of tomorrow