Registration opens at 10am

10:00 – 11:30
Pre-conference exhibition: how impact investment is making a difference

11:30 – 12:30
Networking lunch

12:30 – 12:40
Introduction by the conference chair, Karen Shackleton

12:40 – 13:00
Address from the Government’s Implementation Taskforce
Will Goodhart, Working Group Lead

13:00 – 13:50
Panel 1: Defining impact investing, increasing knowledge and understanding, why invest in impact strategies, measuring impact

Edward Mason, Head of Responsible Investment, Church Commissioners for England

Carmela Mondino, Associate – ESG and Sustainability, Partners Group
George Latham, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, WHEB
James Broderick, Working Group Lead, the Government’s Implementation Taskforce
Michael Marshall, Director of Responsible Investment & Engagement, LGPS Central

13:50 – 14:10
Presentation: Achieving the double bottom line of strong financial returns and positive impact.
Ross McSkimming, Investment Director – Global Equities, Aberdeen Standard Investments

14:10 – 14:30
Audience round-table discussion
Why should pension funds participate in impact investing?

14:30 – 15:00
Afternoon break – tea, coffee and light bites

15:00 – 15:50
Workshop Panel: implementing an impact investment

William Bourne, Principal, Linchpin Advisory

Maggie Loo, Partner, Bridges Fund Management
James Spillane, Managing Director, MD & Executive Committee member of TEO PLC
John Williams, Investment Director, Resonance
Dawn Turner, Chief Executive Officer, Brunel Pension Partnership
Stephan Breban, Head of Manager Research, Dean Wetton Advisory
Paddy Dowdall, Assistant Director, Greater Manchester Pension Fund

15:50 – 16:10
Presentation: Finding impact opportunities
Anna Shiel, Head of Origination, Big Society Capital

16:10 – 17:00
Panel 2: Improving access to suitable vehicles, sourcing opportunities, choosing an impact manager.

Anthony Fletcher, Independent Investment Adviser, Derbyshire Pension Fund

Dawn Turner, Chief Executive Officer, Brunel Pension Partnership
Rose Beale, Thematic Analyst, Responsible Investment, Columbia Threadneedle
Mark Thompson, Chief Investment Officer, HSBC Pension Scheme
Dominick Peasley, Head of Distribution, Funding Circle UK

17:00 – 17:10
Concluding address

17:10 – 17:40
Pensions for Purpose Awards presentation

17:40 – 19:00
Networking drinks reception