Fixed Income Leaders 2020

13 - 14 October, 2020

Online Event


08:30 - CIO Keynote Interview

A view from the top: What are the top 5 investment trends that will dominate fixed income markets in 2020 and beyond and how can you capitalise on these?

Philippe Waechter, Chief Economist, Ostrum Asset Management
Chris Iggo, Chief Investment officer, AXA Investment Managers
Nancy Davis, Chief Investment Officer, Quadratic Capital Management

09:00 - Economic Keynote

Generating alpha in an era of political instability and the rise of populism: Assessing the biggest risks and opportunities across European bond markets

Stefan Hofrichter, Head of Global Economics and Strategy, Allianz Global Investors & Member of the Group of Economic Advisors, ESMA

09:20 - All Star Panel

Exploring the future of the fixed income ecosystem: How can you leverage portfolio trading on your desk to reduce risks and take advantage of market inefficiencies?

David Bullen, Director, Lorgwood Limited
Lee Sanders, Head of Execution FX and UK & Asia Fixed Income Trading, AXA Investment Management
James Chapman , Head of Credit Trading Europe, RBC Capital Markets
Iseult Conlin, Director, US Credit Product Manager, Tradeweb
James Deighton, Global Head of Investment Grade Credit Trading, HSBC
Robert Dockray, Head of European High Grade, Barclays

10:00 - Industry Keynote

How are institutional investors including fixed income PMs using UCITS bond ETFs in their portfolios for liquidity and tactical asset allocation purposes?

Brett Olson, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income EMEA, iShares
Vasiliki Pachatouridi, Director, Head of EMEA, Fixed Income Strategy, iShares


11:20 - Innovation Keynote Interview

Next generation fixed income: How new entrants are disrupting traditional markets to increase efficiencies across the board and open up new frontiers of performance

Mark Bruce, Head of FICC, Jump Trading

11:40 - Industry Keynote

Investigating alternative liquidity

Matt Berger, Global Head of Fixed Income Trading, Jane Street

12:00 - All Star Panel

Tackling the diversity issue head on: How can you tap into different skill-sets and backgrounds to use diversity and inclusion as a driving force behind a successful fixed income business?

Julia Streets, Director, Streets Consulting
Mark Wade, Head of Credit Research, Allianz Global Investors
Alison Hollingshead, Chief of Staff, Trading Platform & Core Technology, Man Group
Amanda Pullinger, CEO, 100 Women in Finance

13:00 - Special Guest Speaker

The real Hurt Locker - Counter-terrorist bomb disposal: An inspirational story of extreme pressure, deadly devices and the critical role of risk analysis

Major Chris Hunter, Bomb Disposal Expert, The Hurt Locker’s real life star, British Army


15:00 - Former Buy Side Interviews

The view from the ‘other’ side: How have former buy side heads transitioned to the technology provider universe and how do they view the future of the buy side desk?

David Bullen, Director, Lorgwood Limited
Miles Kumaresan, CEO, Wavelabs
Stephen Grady, Head of Market Structure, IHS Markit