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Investing for the future: How to navigate volatile markets

Join us at the Marriot Tang Plaza Hotel, where HSBC, BlackRock, LionGlobal and Unigestion will join our CEO, Kim Fournais, in sharing their expert insights into investment opportunities in the markets.

As well as learning how to preserve and grow your capital in turbulent market conditions, you’ll also see a preview of our new platform, which makes investing easier and more affordable than ever for Singaporeans.

Date: Saturday 30 March
Time: 10:00 - 14:30 (registration starts at 09:00)
Venue:

Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Grand Ballroom (Level 3), 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865

Agenda

10:00 - 10:10Welcome Speech
Speaker: Adam Reynolds, APAC CEO, Saxo
10:10 - 10:30SaxoInvestor and why we built it
Speaker: Kim Fournais, Founder and CEO, Saxo
10:30 - 10:50SaxoInvestor Platform Demo
Speaker: Christian Hammer, Head of Platforms, Saxo
10:50 - 11:10Returning to reality – Portfolio resilience in an uncertain world
Speaker: David McNay, Portfolio Manager of UK Multi-Asset Team, HSBC Global Asset Management
11:10 - 11:30Income Opportunities amidst Higher Volatility
Speaker: Eddie Sue, Singapore Client Business, BlackRock
11:30 - 12:00Coffee/Tea break
12:00 - 12:20Investment Outlook
Speaker: Eleanor Creagh, Australia Market Strategist, Saxo
12:20 - 12:40Capturing Growth In The Age of Disruption
Speaker: SK Selvan, Senior Portfolio Manager of Multi-Asset Strategies Team, Lion Global Investors
12:40 - 13:00Navigating Capital Markets with Unigestion
Speaker: Joan Lee, CFA Senior Vice President, Unigestion
13:00 - 13:30Panel Discussion: 4 trends over 4 years… what, why & how?
Moderator: Kay Van-Petersen, Global Macro Strategist, Saxo
13:30 - 14:30Networking Session

Speakers

Adam Reynolds

Adam Reynolds

Adam Reynolds joined Saxo in 2014 and is responsible for APAC. Adam has more than 30 years’ experience in the financial markets as a macro trader and manager of financial markets trading, sales and portfolio management teams. Prior to Saxo, he was Asia CEO for The Cambridge Strategy Asset Management. Adam was also a Managing Director at both Merrill Lynch and Societe Generale.

Kim Fournais

Kim Fournais

Kim Fournais is founder and CEO of Saxo Bank. He has steered Saxo Bank from an early online trading pioneer to a leading facilitator of global capital market access, servicing private and institutional clients in more than 170 countries. Fournais held various positions in the financial sector before he established a brokerage with partner Lars Seier Christensen in 1992 under the name Midas (now Saxo Bank). From the outset Fournais has focused on leveraging technology to allow Saxo Bank to differentiate itself, leading Saxo to become a fintech before the term was even coined. Since the first online trading platform was launched in 1998 the mission has been to democratise trading and investment by constantly utilising the prospects of disruptive technologies.

Christian Hammer

Christian Hammer

Christian Hammer is Head of Platforms at Saxo Bank and is responsible (together with the rest of the Platform team) for formulating and implementing the vision and strategy for the bank’s trading and investment platforms, defining new platform functionality and working with all the stakeholders in the value chain. This includes SaxoTraderGO, SaxoTraderPRO, OpenAPI and Saxo Portfolio Manager. He joined Saxo Bank in 2007 and has previously served as Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Private Business in the bank. Christian holds an MSc in Economics from Copenhagen University, is a Fulbright Scholar and has attended executive courses at IMD, INSEAD, the University of Illinois and Stanford University.

David McNay

David McNay

David is a Portfolio Manager in HSBC's Multi-Asset Team. In addition to his responsibilities managing the HSBC World Selection Portfolios, the HSBC Global Strategy Portfolios and the HSBC Global Emerging Markets Multi-Asset Income Fund, he is involved in a wide range of investment activities including cross asset tactical research, strategic asset allocation modelling and portfolio construction. Having originally joined the HSBC group in 2008 as a Relationship Manager in Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM), David moved to Global Asset Management in 2010. He holds an honours degree in Astrophysics from University College London (UCL) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation; David previously served in the Honourable Artillery Company.

Eddie Sue

Eddie Sue

Eddie Sue is a member of the BlackRock Singapore Client Business Team. He is responsible for collaborating with banks, platforms and financial advisory firms in Singapore to implement strategic sales initiatives for BlackRock mutual funds and iShares ETFs. Eddie joined BlackRock from OCBC Bank where he was involved in the selection and recommendation of suitable investment solutions for Singapore and offshore retail investors. Prior to that, he worked as an investment analyst in a single-family office, conducting research on common stocks and investment funds. He was also involved in conducting business due diligence to evaluate investment opportunities in private companies. Eddie graduated as valedictorian from the National University of Singapore with a First Class Honours in Economics.

Eleanor Creagh

Eleanor Creagh

Eleanor Creagh joined Saxo Bank in 2018, and will be working out of the Bank’s Australian hub, Sydney. In her role as Australia Market Strategist, she will be supporting Saxo’s expert Global Sales Trading team with trading ideas and financial market insights, while helping local traders and investors find signals amid market noise. Before joining Saxo Bank, Eleanor held senior positions at JB Markets, a securities and derivatives broker and a dealer for wholesale and retail investors, responsible for all facets of the business and infrastructure creation. Prior to this, Eleanor worked as Relationship Manager at Knowledgebank IQ, and as Advisor Support at Sapient Financial Solutions.

S K Selvan

S K Selvan

S K Selvan is a senior portfolio manager in the multi-asset strategies team at Lion Global Investors. He has 22 years of financial industry experience. Prior to joining Lion Global Investors, Selvan was with Nomura Asset Management Singapore as a senior portfolio manager for absolute return mandates and Nissay Deutsche Asset Management Asia (Singapore) as head of investments managing portfolios in the Asia ex-Japan markets as well as a team of portfolio managers. He was previously with Nippon Life Insurance International (Singapore) as a fund manager and Keppel Securities as a senior investment analyst. Selvan earned a Bachelor in Business Administration with Distinction from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

Joan Lee

Joan Lee

Joan Lee, CFA, Senior Vice President, Unigestion Joan is an Investment Manager within the Cross Asset Solutions team at Unigestion, having joined the firm in 2015. Joan began her career in 2008 as an investment consultant at Deloitte and subsequently, at Russell Investments. In 2012 she joined State Street, where she spent time on equity sales, FX sales trading and prime brokerage desks, before joining State Street Associates, State Street's partnership with renowned academics at Harvard and MIT. Joan was responsible for multi-asset quantitative research for institutional investors, with a focus on portfolio construction and risk management methodologies. Joan holds a Bachelor in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics from the University of Warwick and a Masters in Finance from the University of Cambridge.