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Local Authority Update 2019 | 12 November | London

Speaker presentations

Speaker presentations can be found within the session details in the programme below. 

Please note that we do not have permission to share some slides.

09:30 - 10:00

Registration

Networking |

Foyer |

09:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 10:05

CHAIR’S INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME

Plenary 1 |

Main auditorium |

10:00 - 10:05

Chair: Emma Douglas, Chair, PLSA Policy Board | Head of DC, LGIM

10:05 – 10:10

SPONSOR’S WELCOME

Plenary 2 |

Main auditorium |

10:05 - 10:10

Campbell Fleming, Global Head of Distribution, Aberdeen Standard Investments

10:10 - 10:35

Properly resourcing the local state

Plenary 3 |

Main auditorium |

10:10 - 10:35

Neo-localist views on LA fund investment
Jonathan Werran, Chief Executive, Localis
Chair: Emma Douglas, Chair, PLSA Policy Board | Head of DC, LGIM

10:35 – 11:00

FIRESIDE CHAT – THE FUTURE OF ASSET MANAGEMENT

Plenary 4 |

Main auditorium |

10:35 - 11:00

The evolution of asset management and what it means for the LGPS
Martin Gilbert, Chair, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Chair: Emma Douglas, Chair, PLSA Policy Board | Head of DC, LGIM

11:00 – 11:40

PLUS ÇA CLIMATE CHANGE?

Plenary 5 |

Main auditorium |

11:00 - 11:40

How the LGPS is responding to climate change
Joe Craig, Development Lead, Quietroom
Joana Marfoh, Head of Treasury and Pensions, London Borough of Islington
Andrien Meyers, Head of Treasury and Pensions, London Borough of Lambeth
Chair: Caroline Escott, Policy Lead: Investment and Stewardship, PLSA

11:40 – 12:10

Refreshments served

Networking |

Foyer |

11:40 - 12:10

12:10 – 12:55

NEXT STEPS FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE IN THE LGPS

Plenary 6 |

Main auditorium |

12:10 - 12:55

An amalgamation of new governance thinking in several areas
Robert Holloway, Pensions Secretary, Local Government Association
Pauline Lancum, Principal, Supervision (Relationships), Front Line Regulation, TPR
Catherine McFadyen, Head of LGPS Actuarial, Benefits and Governance, Hymans Robertson
Chair: Nicola Mark, Member, PLSA Policy Board; Head of Norfolk Pension Fund

12:55 – 13:30

Dashboard for the LGPS

Plenary 7 |

Main auditorium |

12:55 - 13:30

The pensions dashboard is coming to the LGPS
Chris Curry, Principal, Pensions Dashboards Industry Delivery Group, Money and Pensions Service
Teresa Fritz, Scheme Member Representative, Croydon Pension Fund; Member, PLSA Policy Board
Nigel Peaple, Director of Policy and Research, PLSA
Chair: Joe Dabrowski, Head of DB, LGPS and Standards, PLSA

13:30 – 14:15

LUNCH SERVED

Networking |

Foyer |

13:30 - 14:15

14:15 – 15:15

PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO CURRENCY RISK MANAGEMENT

Currency management stream |

Room 303 |

14:15 - 15:15

We present practical approaches to managing foreign currency exposure in international investment portfolios
Dominik Mueller, Head of Currency Management Operations, Metzler Capital Markets
George Tsiourvas, Senior Currency Management Advisor, Metzler Capital Markets
Chair: Tiffany Tsang, Policy Lead: LGPS and DB, PLSA

UPPING THE ESG ANTE WITH YOUR FUND MANAGERS

ESG REQUIREMENTS STREAM |

Main auditorium |

14:15 - 15:15

Your fund's Investment Strategy Statement is changing to incorporate ESG
Cindy Rose, Head of Responsible Capitalism, Majedie Asset Management
Felix Weston, Senior Associate, Squire Patton Boggs
Chair: Caroline Escott, Policy Lead: Investment and Stewardship, PLSA

15:15 – 16:05

UNDERSTANDING THE MCCLOUD JUDGMENT – IMPACT AND POLICY RESPONSE

Plenary 8 |

Main auditorium |

15:15 - 16:05

Getting to grips with McCloud
Lorraine Bennett, Senior Pensions Adviser, Local Government Association
David Murphy, Chief Executive and Secretary, NILGOSC
Alison Murray, Partner, Head of Public Sector Actuarial, Aon
Chair: Tiffany Tsang, Policy Lead: LGPS and DB, PLSA

16:05 – 16:45

IMPROVING LA-EMPLOYER DATA SHARING - WHAT DOES 'GOOD' LOOK LIKE?

Plenary 9 |

Main auditorium |

16:05 - 16:45

The data sharing issue is not an intractable one
John Burns, Chief Finance Officer, Lothian Pension Fund
Chris Tagg, Partner, Barnett Waddingham; Board Director, Pensions Administration Standards Association
Shaun Tetley, Payroll, Pensions and Expenditure Manager at Portsmouth City Council; Chair, Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals Public Sector
Chair: Joe Dabrowski, Head of DB, LGPS and Standards, PLSA

16:45 - 16:50

CLOSING REMARKS

Plenary 10 |

Main auditorium |

16:45 - 16:50

Joe Dabrowski, Head of DB, LGPS and Standards, PLSA

16:50 – 17:30

NETWORKING DRINKS

Networking |

Foyer |

16:50 - 17:30