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5 voices the asset management industry needs to listen to

Asset management today is at a crossroads.

The industry is facing change of unprecedented speed, and keeping up, let alone surviving in this environment can seem daunting. Who is thinking about it and how?

CEOs & business leaders

Distribution is being transformed by digital platforms, robo-advisors are connecting with a new and younger generation of investors. Client demand and more stringent regulation is pushing for increased transparency and scrutiny over fees. How to adapt to this new business environment is critical for sustainable future success.

Fund buyers

What are the key ideas that will drive or hinder the long term success of the portfolio?

What does portfolio construction 2.0 look like, what are the hottest asset classes across active, passive, ETF and illiquid strategies?

Chief Operating Officers

COOs today need to effect strategic and operational transformation across the back and middle office. Implementing new technology, overcoming strategic challenges around business transformation, mitigating risk, achieving optimum compliance in the light of MiFID II and tackling cyber-security are just a few of the challenges they are facing.

Chief Investment Officer / The Ethical Investor

Active management is under fire from an upsurge in passive (and cheaper) products. The importance of environmental and social metrics to institutional investors is gradually filtering into the retail space.

Introducing best practice in sustainability, ESG and impact into an investment offering and understanding how to blend active and passive is paramount.

Chief Digital Officer

Big data and blockchain are transforming investment research and whole new sets of data assets are being created. What is the future for investment in this context? How to integrate AI, data science and quantum computing into your strategy? How to support the life-long financial well-being for the ordinary investor?

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