Guernsey Funds Forum

Monday 29 November 2021

Guernsey Funds Forum

12:00PM

GMT

Lunch & registration

1:15PM

GMT

Welcome

Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

Guernsey Finance

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Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

Guernsey Finance


Welcome

Rupert moved to Guernsey as a boy and was educated in the island. His career in financial services has taken him globally, beginning in London, and on to Hong Kong, Asia, South Africa and Switzerland, before returning to Guernsey. His background is in private banking and trust and corporate services, where he has held a number of senior management roles in global companies. As well as an MBA from the University of Cape Town, Rupert holds a law degree, and is a member of STEP, CISI and the Institute of Directors.

1:25PM

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Introduction

Daisy McAndrew

Presenter

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Daisy McAndrew

Presenter


Introduction

Daisy McAndrew has 25+ years’ experience covering politics, business & royal stories on tv and radio. She is NBC News’ Royal Commentator, co-presents the Times Radio Sunday politics show T&G with Tom Newton-Dunn, and is a regular contributor on TalkRadio, the BBC, ITV/ITN, Sky News and contributes to numerous documentaries on the Royals on Channel 5, Discovery and Yahoo TV. Recently she has presented election coverage for London Live and had her own weekly business show on LBC. She left ITV News to go freelance in 2013 after a very successful seven years during which time she was their most senior female reporter, having been Chief Political Correspondent, Economics Editor and Special Correspondent. As well as reporting for ITV News she also presented their Lunchtime and Weekend News and ITV’s Moral of the Story. Before joining ITV she presented (as Daisy Sampson) the BBC’s Daily Politics, was BBC Breakfast News’ Political Correspondent and the presenter of LBC’s drive-time show.

1:30PM

GMT

Keynote speech

Rohit Talwar

CEO

Fast Future

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Rohit Talwar

CEO

Fast Future


Keynote speech

Rohit Talwar is an authority on the future of financial services, money, and the crypto economy. He has worked with leaders and management teams in hundreds of corporations and government agencies in over 70 countries on six continents. Rohit helps them understand and respond to the key forces of change to create business advantage and enhance performance. He has a talent for helping leaders and managers to understand emerging technologies such as AI and blockchain and explaining how to leverage them to deliver real business benefits. Rohit is a global futurist, award-winning keynote speaker, author, and the CEO of Fast Future. He works work with leaders in global corporations, investment firms, NGOs, and governments. He has a particular focus on how we can advance business, society, and individual lives by harnessing the power of new thinking, innovation, and disruptive developments such as AI, blockchain technology, and the rise of FinTech. Rohit uses cross-disciplinary insights to work with clients to address challenges such as driving performance, envisaging the future of business in a "designed for digital" world, and strategic innovation, through to delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals, building system-wide resilience, and adapting to the crypto economy. He has a deep interest in how we can create a very human future by putting people at the centre of the agenda. His new book Aftershocks and Opportunities 2: Navigating The Next Horizon is published on September 28th, 2021. His clients include ABN AMRO, American Express, Bank ABC (Bahrain), Barclays, Citibank, DeutscheBank, European Banking Association, HSBC, ING Group, Invesco, Investcorp, Mastercard, Morgan Stanley, Nomura, Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander, Shawbrook Bank, The World Bank / IFC, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC. Rohit is the co-author of seven books which explore the role of AI in business and society. Designing Your Future, and lead editor and a contributing author for The Future of Business; Beyond Genuine Stupidity—Ensuring AI Serves Humanity; The Future Reinvented—Reimagining Life, Society, and Business; A Very Human Future—Enriching Humanity in a Digitized World; The Opportunity at the Edge—Change, Challenge, and Transformation on the Path to 2025; and Aftershocks and Opportunities—Scenarios for a Post-Pandemic Future.

2:00PM

GMT

Session 1: How can we invest for tomorrow?

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Session 1: How can we invest for tomorrow?

Moderator

Daisy McAndrew

Presenter

Panellists

Marc Cohen

Partner

1818 Venture Capital

Robert McAdie

Chief Cross Asset Strategist

BNP Paribas

3:00PM

GMT

Coffee break

4:00PM

GMT

Session 2: How will the funds sector develop in the future?

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Session 2: How will the funds sector develop in the future?

Moderator

Daisy McAndrew

Presenter

Panellists

Tom Carey

Partner

Carey Olsen

Miles Celic

Chief Executive

TheCityUK

5:00PM

GMT

Conclusions

Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

Guernsey Finance

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Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

Guernsey Finance


Conclusions

Rupert moved to Guernsey as a boy and was educated in the island. His career in financial services has taken him globally, beginning in London, and on to Hong Kong, Asia, South Africa and Switzerland, before returning to Guernsey. His background is in private banking and trust and corporate services, where he has held a number of senior management roles in global companies. As well as an MBA from the University of Cape Town, Rupert holds a law degree, and is a member of STEP, CISI and the Institute of Directors.

5:05PM

GMT

Drinks reception

7:00PM

GMT

Event close