Iris van de Looij, Dutch Fund and Asset Management Association (DUFAS)

Iris van de Looij

Iris is Director General of the Dutch Fund and Asset Management Association (DUFAS). Representing 95% of managed assets in The Netherlands. She has more than 20 year work experience in private banking and asset management. The past years Iris worked as independent MiFID II-expert and held several senior management positions. Like group head of investment solutions at KBL European Private Bankers, global head of product development at MeesPierson and global head of fund marketing at Fortis Investments.

After living several years in Luxembourg and Brussels, Iris lives with her husband in the city center of Amsterdam.


09.00 - 09.20

Welcome addresses

09.20 - 10.00

ESG Investing - Sustainable Finance - how the asset management industry is adapting to client demands and future growth?

10.00 - 10.40

Pension Funds

• Presentation of the key findings of the “pension funds: beyond their borders” study
• Discussion on the evolution of foreign investment of pensions funds
• What are pension funds expecting of AM?
• Latest developments: PEPP, IORP

11.00 - 11.35

Challenges, opportunities and current trends of using Luxembourg structures for real estate investments

• Structuring tools
• Distribution mechanism
• Regulatory projections

11.35 - 12.10

Private Equity Session

• latest trends in PE strategies
• how to structure cross-border PE vehicles in Europe