Programme

Discover the full programme

10h30 - 11h00

Opening doors & networking

Patio
11h00 - 11h05

Welcome

Francesca Vanthielen, Journalist at Trends-Kanaal Z
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
11h05 - 11h30

State of the Benelux Fund Industry

Koen Van de Maele, President at Beama
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
11h30 - 12h20

What asset allocation in 2024? The Belgian banking C-suite outlook & debate

Francesca Vanthielen, Journalist at Trends-Kanaal Z
Jürgen Verschaeve, Chief Investment Officer at KBC Asset Management NV
Maud Reinalter, CIO at Belfius Asset Management
Philippe Gijsels, Chief Investment Officer at BNP Paribas
Steven Vandepitte, Chief Strategist at ING
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
12h30 - 14h00

Lunch

Partner Village
Conference room 1
Conference room 2
Conference room 3
Conference room 4
14h00 - 14h30

A discussion on current income opportunities in financial markets

Delphine Wykes, Head of Asset Allocation at BNP Paribas Fortis
Maud Reinalter, CIO at Belfius Asset Management
Vincent Juvyns, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Conference Room 1
14h00 - 14h30

From Cash to Core

Michael Vakalopoulos, Senior Vice President and Account Manager, Global Wealth Management, Benelux at Pimco Investment Management
Conference Room 2
14h00 - 14h30

Investing in the world’s future: The efficient use of Multi-Thematics

Sihem Labbas, Head of Benelux & French Speaking Regions Distribution at Wisdom Tree
Conference Room 3
14h00 - 14h30

Why Private Markets for Individual Investors Today

Charlotte Boon, Vice President at Blackstone
Nick Millington, Product Development at Blackstone
Tim Derycke, Investment Strategist at KBC Wealth Management
Conference Room 4
14h30 - 15h00

Investing amidst seismic change

Conference Room 1
14h30 - 15h00
14h30 - 15h00

Overlooked Opportunities in Decarbonisation

Manan Golecha, Vice President at Jennison Associates at PGIM Investments
Conference Room 3
14h30 - 15h00
15h00 - 15h30

Lock in real yield with J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Jill Rootsaert, Head of ETF distribution at J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Linda Raggi, Portfolio Manager at the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities Group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Conference Room 1
15h00 - 15h30

Fixing fashion’s faux pas with Robeco’s Fashion Engagement Equities strategy

Dora Buckulcikova, Portfolio Manager Fashion Engagement Equities at Robeco
Conference Room 2
15h00 - 15h30

Investing in infrastructure for a better future

Giuseppe Corona, Head of Listed Real Assets, HSBC Alternatives at HSBC Asset Management
Conference Room 3
15h00 - 15h30

Higher for Longer – Continued Opportunities Across the Spectrum of Private Credit

Michael Craig, Head of European Senior Loans / Senior Portfolio Manager at Invesco
Conference Room 4
15h30 - 16h00

Investment Grade: How, and Why Now?

Peter Goldsworthy, BlueBay Institutional Portfolio Manager, Global Business Development at RBC BlueBay Asset Management
Conference Room 1
15h30 - 16h00
15h30 - 16h00
15h30 - 16h00

Multi-Asset Insigts for BeLux

Elissa Shalom, Vice President - Portfolio Consulting at BlackRock
Yoni Jennes, Director iShares & Wealth BeLux at BlackRock
Conference Room 4
16h00 - 16h30

Networking break

Partner Village
Conference room 1
Conference room 2
Conference room 3
Conference room 4
16h30 - 17h00

How to capture growth with private markets?

Ann-Katrin Kaiser, Investment Specialist Wholesale at UBS Asset Management
Conference Room 1
16h30 - 17h00

Decorrelate your portfolio with the global M&A activity

Céline Demonsang, Head of Alternatives, Equity Product Specialist at Carmignac
Conference Room 2
16h30 - 17h00

Panel – 50 Shades of Green equities

Ariane Kesrewani, Senior Investment Specialist - Swiss & Global Equity funds at UBP Asset Management
Jane Wadia, Head of Sustainability, Core Products & Clients at AXA Investment Managers
Jef Poortmans, Journalist at Trends
Tom Walker, Co-Head Global Listed Real Assets at Schroders
Treasa Ni Chonghaile, Senior Portfolio Manager Natural Resources Equity Strategies at KBI Global Investors at Amundi Asset Management
Conference Room 3
16h30 - 17h00

The Role of Private Assets in a Multi-Asset Portfolio

Steven Steyaert, Lead Portfolio Manager - Multi Asset Solutions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Conference Room 4
17h00 - 17h30

Managing market volatility by investing in the US corporate bond market

Georgios Costa Georgiou, Global Head of Fixed Income Product Specialists and Managing Director at Allianz Global Investors
Conference Room 2
17h00 - 17h30

Panel – 50 Shades of Green equities

Ariane Kesrewani, Senior Investment Specialist - Swiss & Global Equity funds at UBP Asset Management
Jane Wadia, Head of Sustainability, Core Products & Clients at AXA Investment Managers
Jef Poortmans, Journalist at Trends
Tom Walker, Co-Head Global Listed Real Assets at Schroders
Treasa Ni Chonghaile, Senior Portfolio Manager Natural Resources Equity Strategies at KBI Global Investors at Amundi Asset Management
Conference Room 3
17h00 - 17h30

Panel by T. Rowe Price & Vanguard

Björn Crul, Managing director at The Contentcompany
Eric Papesh, Portfolio Specialist, U.S. Equity at T.Rowe Price
Mark Fitzgerald, Head of Product Specialism, PRD Europe at Vanguard
Conference Room 4
17h45 - 18h15

Morningstar Awards for Investing Excellence Belgium

Jeana Marie Doubell, Manager research analyst at Morningstar
Ronald Van Genderen, Senior Manager Research Analyst at Morningstar
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
18h15 - 19h40

Networking break

Partner Village
19h45 - 22h00

Gala dinner 

22h00 - 23h30

Walking Dessert

Partner Village

Programme

Discover the full programme

10h30 - 11h00

Opening doors & networking

Patio
11h00 - 11h05

Welcome

Francesca Vanthielen, Journalist at Trends-Kanaal Z
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
11h05 - 11h30

State of the Benelux Fund Industry

Koen Van de Maele, President at Beama
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
11h30 - 12h20

What asset allocation in 2024? The Belgian banking C-suite outlook & debate

Francesca Vanthielen, Journalist at Trends-Kanaal Z
Jürgen Verschaeve, Chief Investment Officer at KBC Asset Management NV
Maud Reinalter, CIO at Belfius Asset Management
Philippe Gijsels, Chief Investment Officer at BNP Paribas
Steven Vandepitte, Chief Strategist at ING
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
12h30 - 14h00

Lunch

Partner Village
14h00 - 14h30

A discussion on current income opportunities in financial markets

Delphine Wykes, Head of Asset Allocation at BNP Paribas Fortis
Maud Reinalter, CIO at Belfius Asset Management
Vincent Juvyns, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Conference Room 1
14h00 - 14h30

From Cash to Core

Michael Vakalopoulos, Senior Vice President and Account Manager, Global Wealth Management, Benelux at Pimco Investment Management
Conference Room 2
14h00 - 14h30

Investing in the world’s future: The efficient use of Multi-Thematics

Sihem Labbas, Head of Benelux & French Speaking Regions Distribution at Wisdom Tree
Conference Room 3
14h00 - 14h30

Why Private Markets for Individual Investors Today

Charlotte Boon, Vice President at Blackstone
Nick Millington, Product Development at Blackstone
Tim Derycke, Investment Strategist at KBC Wealth Management
Conference Room 4
14h30 - 15h00

Investing amidst seismic change

Conference Room 1
14h30 - 15h00
14h30 - 15h00

Overlooked Opportunities in Decarbonisation

Manan Golecha, Vice President at Jennison Associates at PGIM Investments
Conference Room 3
14h30 - 15h00
15h00 - 15h30

Lock in real yield with J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Jill Rootsaert, Head of ETF distribution at J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Linda Raggi, Portfolio Manager at the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities Group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Conference Room 1
15h00 - 15h30

Fixing fashion’s faux pas with Robeco’s Fashion Engagement Equities strategy

Dora Buckulcikova, Portfolio Manager Fashion Engagement Equities at Robeco
Conference Room 2
15h00 - 15h30

Investing in infrastructure for a better future

Giuseppe Corona, Head of Listed Real Assets, HSBC Alternatives at HSBC Asset Management
Conference Room 3
15h00 - 15h30

Higher for Longer – Continued Opportunities Across the Spectrum of Private Credit

Michael Craig, Head of European Senior Loans / Senior Portfolio Manager at Invesco
Conference Room 4
15h30 - 16h00

Investment Grade: How, and Why Now?

Peter Goldsworthy, BlueBay Institutional Portfolio Manager, Global Business Development at RBC BlueBay Asset Management
Conference Room 1
15h30 - 16h00
15h30 - 16h00
15h30 - 16h00

Multi-Asset Insigts for BeLux

Elissa Shalom, Vice President - Portfolio Consulting at BlackRock
Yoni Jennes, Director iShares & Wealth BeLux at BlackRock
Conference Room 4
16h00 - 16h30

Networking break

Partner Village
16h30 - 17h00

How to capture growth with private markets?

Ann-Katrin Kaiser, Investment Specialist Wholesale at UBS Asset Management
Conference Room 1
16h30 - 17h00

Decorrelate your portfolio with the global M&A activity

Céline Demonsang, Head of Alternatives, Equity Product Specialist at Carmignac
Conference Room 2
16h30 - 17h00

Panel – 50 Shades of Green equities

Ariane Kesrewani, Senior Investment Specialist - Swiss & Global Equity funds at UBP Asset Management
Jane Wadia, Head of Sustainability, Core Products & Clients at AXA Investment Managers
Jef Poortmans, Journalist at Trends
Tom Walker, Co-Head Global Listed Real Assets at Schroders
Treasa Ni Chonghaile, Senior Portfolio Manager Natural Resources Equity Strategies at KBI Global Investors at Amundi Asset Management
Conference Room 3
16h30 - 17h00

The Role of Private Assets in a Multi-Asset Portfolio

Steven Steyaert, Lead Portfolio Manager - Multi Asset Solutions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Conference Room 4
17h00 - 17h30

Managing market volatility by investing in the US corporate bond market

Georgios Costa Georgiou, Global Head of Fixed Income Product Specialists and Managing Director at Allianz Global Investors
Conference Room 2
17h00 - 17h30

Panel – 50 Shades of Green equities

Ariane Kesrewani, Senior Investment Specialist - Swiss & Global Equity funds at UBP Asset Management
Jane Wadia, Head of Sustainability, Core Products & Clients at AXA Investment Managers
Jef Poortmans, Journalist at Trends
Tom Walker, Co-Head Global Listed Real Assets at Schroders
Treasa Ni Chonghaile, Senior Portfolio Manager Natural Resources Equity Strategies at KBI Global Investors at Amundi Asset Management
Conference Room 3
17h00 - 17h30

Panel by T. Rowe Price & Vanguard

Björn Crul, Managing director at The Contentcompany
Eric Papesh, Portfolio Specialist, U.S. Equity at T.Rowe Price
Mark Fitzgerald, Head of Product Specialism, PRD Europe at Vanguard
Conference Room 4
17h45 - 18h15

Morningstar Awards for Investing Excellence Belgium

Jeana Marie Doubell, Manager research analyst at Morningstar
Ronald Van Genderen, Senior Manager Research Analyst at Morningstar
Conference Rooms 1 & 2
18h15 - 19h40

Networking break

Partner Village
19h45 - 22h00

Gala dinner 

22h00 - 23h30

Walking Dessert

Partner Village