In Pursuit of Excellence //

The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) Annual Thought Leadership Conference co-hosted with the Reserves Advisory and Management Program (RAMP) of the World Bank Treasury is part of the GEPF’s commitment to stimulate dialogue on the challenges that face the global pension industry.

 

The conference is a gathering of the leading pension funds, experts in pension funds, investment and economic industries decision-makers in Africa and across the globe. It is aimed at embracing knowledge sharing and fulfilling the needs of various stakeholders through providing thought provoking leadership discussions to source solutions, generate business and to connect with new and existing pension networks.

 

Themed “in Pursuit of Excellence”, the conference this year will focus on issues related to governance and the benefits provided by pension funds with the aim of seeking solutions to achieve excellence in the industry in these critical areas.

 

The conference will feature a series of panel discussions moderated by leading experts in relevant subject matter from various parts of the globe.

 

This is a unique opportunity for creating networks, generating business opportunities, knowledge sharing and robust discussions with some of the leading world experts in the pension and investment industries.

The following panels will be held over the two days:

    • Pension Funds – a critical role in stimulating economic growth
    • How to ensure a pension for all upon retirement?
    • Defined Benefits (DB) and Defined Contributions (DC) Conundrum: what are the innovations and trends?
    • Building Sustainable Defined Benefit Pension Funds
    • Impact investing and ESG integration: incorporating environmental, social and governance considerations in pension fund investment decision making
    • Prescribed Investments and Co-investing
    • Governance and fiduciary duty and public trust
    • International investing by Pension Fund Managers.

Speakers // Panelists // Moderators

Trailblazers in Finance: Meet some of our most revered Thought Leaders

Dr-David-Masondo
Dr David Masondo
Deputy Minister of Finance
Aymeric-Saha-
AYMERIC SAHA
Managing Director Mobilizing Institutional Investors to Develop Africa’s Infrastructure
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NICKY NEWTON KING
Chief Executive Officer Johannesburg Stocks Exchange (JSE)
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DAVID ASHIAGBOR
Coordinator of Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A)
Marcelo-Giugale
MARCELO GIUGALE
Director of the World Bank’s Department of Financial Advisory and Banking Services
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FABIANA FEDELI
Managing Director and Global Head of Fundamental Equity at Robeco
Nicola-Martens
NICOLE MARTENS
Head of Africa and Middle East at the UNPRI
Rob-Roscuni
ROB RUSCONI
Independent Actuary
Dr-Colin-Habberton
DR. COLIN V. HABBERTON
Co-Founder of the Relativ Group
L-van-Vuren
LOUIS VAN VUREN
CEO of the Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa (FISA)
Eric-Gires
ERIC GIRES
Principal Actuary within the Pension department of the World Bank Treasury
Tshokolo-Nchocho
TSHOKOLO PETRUS NCHOCHO
Chief Executive Officer Industrial Development Corporation
Arabile-Gumede
ARABILE GUMEDE
Financial Journalist and Economic Analyst
Gabriel-Petre
GABRIEL PETRE
Lead Investment Strategist
Howard-Buck
HOWARD BUCK
Director: Keystone Actuarial Solutions
Ndabe-Mkhize—PIC-(002)
NDABAZINHLE MKHIZE
Chief Investment Officer Eskom Pension and Provident Fund
Fiona-Stewart
FIONA STEWART
Lead Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank
Isaac-Ramputa
RAMOTSHUDI ISAAC RAMPUTA
CEO of the Financial Sector Charter Council of South Africa
Sholto-Dolamo1
SHOLTO DOLAMO
Executive Head of Research & Project Development and Fund of Funds at the Public Investment Corporation of South Africa
David-Nuyoma
DAVID NUYOMA
CEO & Principal Officer of the Government Institutions Pension Fund (Namibia)
Olga-Fuentes
OLGA FUENTES
Deputy Chair of Regulation, Superintendence of Pensions, Chile
ELIAS-MASILELA
ELIAS MASILELA
Executive Chairman of DNA Economics, Commissioner of the 1st & 2nd National Planning Commission
Daniela-Klingebiel
DANIELA KLINGEBIEL
Manager, Financial Advisory & Banking Reserves Program
NzomoMutuku
NZOMO MUTUKU
Chief Executive Officer of Retirement Benefits Authority in Kenya
Nicola-Comninos
NICOLA COMNINOS
Risk Officer Johannesburg Stocks Exchange (JSE), Managing Director Nautilus Group
Theo-Botha
THEO BOTHA
Shareholder Activist
Andrew-Slater
ANDREW SLATER
Fellow and Council member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, CFA Charterholder
Jordan-Berger
JORDAN BERGER
Director, Institutional Investors Roundtable
Mervyn-King
PROF MERVYN KING
Senior Counsel and Former Judge Supreme Court of South Africa
Gautam Bhardwaj
GAUTAM BHARDWAJ
Co-founder and director of pinBox Solutions, Singapore
Gabriel-Petre
GABRIEL PETRE
Lead Investment Strategist at the World Bank
Dr-Renosi-Mokate
DR RENOSI MOKATE
Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Government Employees Pension Fund
Abel-Sithole
ABEL SITHOLE
GEPF Principal Executive Officer (PEO)
Joanne-Yoo
JOANNE YOO
Managing Director, DPI
Bekeme
BEKEME MASADE OLOWOLA
Chief Executive of CSR-in-Action
Kenneth-Matomola
KENNETH S. MATOMOLA
Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA)
Bernard Murira
BERNARD MURIRA
Lead Financial Officer at the World Bank Treasury
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FABIANA FEDELI
Global Head of Fundamental Equities Robeco
Anne-Cabot-Alletzhauser-New-5742
ANNE CABOT-ALLETZHAUSER
Head of the Alexander Forbes Research Institute
Chris-Charlier
CHRISTOPHE CHARLIER
Chairman of the Board of Directors Renaissance Capital
Marius-M.-du-Toit
MARIUS M. DU TOIT
Divisional Executive: Specialist Support at FSCA

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Matau Molapo
Conference Leader
Tel: 012 424 7315
Fax: 012 424 7322
Matau.molapo@gepf.co.za

Jabu Maloisane
Event Organiser
Tel: 011 463 7550
Fax: 011 463 7551
gepf@ersvp.co.za

We have closed RSVP as we are fully booked.
We value your interest in our conference and look forward to you participation in 2020!