2017 Speaking Faculty

ROLF AGATHER
Managing Director, North America Research, CFA
FTSE Russell

JOHN C.S. ANDERSON
SVP Senior Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance
Manulife Financial

CLAUDE BERGERON
Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

TOM COLEMAN
Senior Investment Specialist
Standard Life Investments

STUART DAVIES
Co-Head, Custom Alternative Solutions
AB

MARTIN DAY
Partner
Caledon Capital Corporation

JEFF DEBLOCK
Partner
Caledon Capital Management

JOHN DENHAM
Chief Investment Officer
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

DEREK DOBSON
Chief Executive Officer
CAAT Pension Plan

LUC DUMONTIER
Head of Factor Investing and Senior Portfolio Manager
La Française Investment Solutions

PETER FITZERALD
Global Head of Mutli-Asset
Aviva Investors

GRAEME HAY
Director, Strategy & Implementation
Teachers’ Retirement Allowances Fund (TRAF)

DOMINIC HELMSLEY
Head of Infrastructure Equity
SL Capital Partners LLP

RUSSELL HISCOCK
President & CEO
CN Investment Division

BRETT HOUSE
Deputy Chief Economist
Scotiabank

SUSAN KASSER
Managing Director, Co-Head of Private Credit
Neuberger Berman Alternatives

KEN KENCEL
President & CEO
Churchill Asset Management

LLOYD KOMORI
SVP, Risk Management
OMERS

ROBERT M. KOWIT
Senior Vice President
Federated Investors

KEVIN LEON
President
Crestpoint Real Estate Investments Ltd.

HAMISH MAIR
Director and Head of Private Equity
BMO Global Asset Management (EMEA)

ANTOINE BISSON MCLERNON
Partner and Chief Executive Officer
Fiera Comox Partners

BERNIE MCNAMARA
Head of Global Real Assets Omni Solutions and Client Strategy
J.P. Morgan Asset Management

DON MORRISON
Former Senior Managing Director & EVP, Asset Management and Operations
OMERS Private Markets

STEFAN MUEHLEMANN
CEO
LGT Investment Partners

VIS NAYAR
Deputy CIO, Equities
HSBC Global Asset Management

PRANAV PANDYA
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Fengate Real Asset Investments

MARKO PAPIC
Chief Strategist, Geopolitical Strategy
BCA Research

DAVID PAPPIN
Chief Operating Officer
IAM Real Estate Group

REMI OLU-PITAN
Fund Manager, Multi-Asset
Schroders

DOUGLAS PORTER
Chief Economist
BMO Financial Group

HUGH O’REILLY
President and CEO
OPTrust

BLAIR RICHARDS
CEO
Halifax Port ILA/HEA Pension Plan and Trust Funds

MICHAEL RIZZELLO
Senior Portfolio Manager
Canada Post

THERESA SHUTT
Chief Investment Officer
IAM Private Debt Group

CHARLES SIROIS
Co-founder & Chairman
Pangea Agriculture

JOSEPH STECCATO
Head of the Americas Defined Benefit Business
J.P. Morgan Asset Management

GEORGE THEODOROPOULOS
Managing Partner
Fengate Real Asset Investments

STEPHEN J. THOMPSON
Executive Director, Capital Markets
Department of Treasury Board and Finance
Government of Alberta

JAY VYAS
Managing Director, Head of Quantitative Investing
CPP Investment Board (CPPIB)

LORI L. WHITING
Managing Director and Investment Director
Wellington Alternative Investments (WAI)

ERICK ZANKER
Managing Director, Alternative Investments
Phillips, Hager & North, RBC Global Asset Management