Welcome

Dear Participants
On behalf of the Board of Trustees and Management of the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) welcome to the Annual GEPF Thought Leadership Conference. We engage at a time when we are all still grappling with the immense impact of the coronavirus, both at business and personal levels.

A special word of appreciation to the Reserves Advisory and Management Partnership (RAMP) program of the World Bank Treasury for once again partnering with us in hosting this conference. The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) Annual Thought Leadership Conference 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 from 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.

We trust that you will benefit from this platform of open and constructive dialogue, and that you gain new insights from the stimulating knowledge sharing. This year you will be able to tap into the knowledge, research and expertise offered by some of the world’s leading experts and decision-makers in the pension and investment fields as we tackle the various issues.

The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF), South Africa