Sanne to attend Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 2022

Event details

31 May 2022

Convention Centre Dublin

This year's conference will focus on the opportunities and challenges facing the industry as we emerge from the pandemic.

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The 2022 Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference will take place in-person on Tuesday, 31 May at the Convention Centre Dublin. This event is a highlight in the international funds and asset management industry calendar and attracts a wide range of participants from across the international investment funds community.

08:00 - Registration & Breakfast

09:00 - Opening Address: Maria Ging, Chair, Irish Funds, Managing Director BlackRock

09:10 - Panel Discussion: Business Leaders – Charting a Path Through Uncertainty

Moderator: John Donohoe, Carne Group

Michael Dempsey, Mercer

Charles Lamb, Architas

Ann Prendergast, SSGA

09:50 - ​Keynote Address: Gabriel Makhlouf, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland

10:10 - ​Panel Discussion: Update on Regulation

Moderator: Declan Casey, Irish Funds

Panellists: Derville Rowland, Central Bank of Ireland; Verena Ross, European Securities and Markets Authority; Martin Moloney, IOSCO

10:45 - Coffee Break

11:15 - ​Keynote Address: Verena Ross, Chair of European Securities and Markets Authority

11:35 - ​Panel Discussion: High Performance – Balancing Success in Different Environments

Moderator: Conor Hoey, Gemini Capital Management


Maria Kinsella, PwC

Clive Bellows, Northern Trust

Karoline Keane, Mediolanum

Fionnuala Toner, Deloitte

12:15 - ​Keynote Address: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

Rory O’Neill a.k.a. Panti Bliss

12:35 - Lunch

14:00 - ​Keynote Address: Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Finance for Ireland and President of Eurogroup

14:20 - ​Parallel Panel Discussions

15:00 - Coffee

15:30 - ​Parallel Panel Discussions (repeated):

The Modern Workplace - Corporate Culture in the Hybrid Environment

Crypto Assets – From Niche to Mainstream

Trends and Opportunities in Private Assets

Leveraging FinTech to Maximise Distribution Opportunities

16:10 - ​Keynote Address: Jim Barry, Chief Investment Officer, BlackRock Alternatives

16:30 - ​Keynote Address: Martin Moloney, Secretary General, IOSCO

16:50 - ​Panel Discussion: ESG – Fad or Fundamental?

Moderator: Colm McDonagh, Insight Investment


Paul O'Donnell, Greencoat Capital

Julie Ansidei, BlackRock Sustainable Investing

Madeleine King, LGIM

Richard Withers, Vanguard

17:30 - Closing Remarks: Pat Lardner, Chief Executive, Irish Funds

17:35 - Drinks Reception

19:30 - Conference Dinner

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