Sebastien Chaker, UBS Asset Management

Sebastien Chaker

Sebastien has over 20 years' experience in the investment funds distribution the fund servicing space and the Fintech space holding global positions in 5 countries.  Sebastien started his career in funds distribution with Citibank wealth management in Paris to launch Citichoice in France – one of the first and leading global funds open architecture platform. He then move into the trade and post-trade space working for 6 years as a senior product management Director at Euroclear Group in Brussels where he worked on the launch of FundSettle - Euroclear dedicated investment fund transaction platform.  He moved to London in 2007 to lead Fund solutions global business development at Brown Brothers Harriman before joining UK FINTECH Calastone where he was responsible for setting up and leading Calastone's International expansion into Continental Europe and then relocated to Hong Kong in 2013 to set-up and lead the Asia operations.  In 2018, Sebastien joined UBS Asset Management in Hong Kong to lead the Fondcenter wholesales funds platform business expansion in Asia-Pacific.

Agenda

08.50 - 09.20

Asian Alternative Investments – How Luxembourg Can Help

  • Asia’s most popular strategies for Alternatives
  • How Luxembourg investment vehicles are suited to supporting these strategies

09.20 - 09.50

Financial technology

  • FinTech impact on the investment fund industry
  • Does blockchain have a practical impact yet?
  • Has FinTech changed the way funds are distributed?

09.50 - 10.20

TA and operational trends

  • Operational trends of the moment
  • The future role of transfer agency