Guernsey Funds Forum

Thursday 12 May 2022

Guernsey Funds Forum

12:00PM

BST

Registration & lunch

1:15PM

BST

Welcome

Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

WE ARE GUERNSEY

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Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

WE ARE GUERNSEY


Welcome

Rupert moved to Guernsey as a boy and was educated in the island. His career in financial services has taken him around the globe, beginning in London, moving onto Hong Kong, Cape Town, Zurich and Geneva, 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. Rupert sits on a number of local government and industry committees, and represents Guernsey at TheCityUK, BVCA and AIC. In his spare time, Rupert is Chairman of the Guernsey Rugby Academy.

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

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Keynote Speech

Dharshini David

British Author, Economist and Broadcaster

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Dharshini David

British Author, Economist and Broadcaster


Keynote Speech

Dharshini David, the BBC's Global Trade Correspondent since January 2020, is a highly experienced broadcaster and economist. Dharshini, who began her career as a Government economist before moving to HSBC Investment Bank as their UK Economist, is adept at both holding policymakers to account and explaining the complex financial world to the public. A highly experienced broadcaster and economist, Dharshini covers financial news for the BBC. In the past, she covered the BBC's Economics Editor's brief across national TV and Radio and online and she presents business news for Radio 4's Today programme. Following her stint with HSBC, She left the trading floor to cover financial stories for the BBC in London and went on to present Panorama and the BBC's Wall Street coverage from New York as the financial crisis took hold. She has also presented business, political and general news programmes for Sky News, including the flagship Sky News Tonight. Dharshini is the author of the 'The Almighty Dollar' which explains in accessible terms the economic foundations that underpin the modern world. During her career, Dharshini has advised Tesco's board on broadcast media strategy, acted as an economic consultant to Daiwa Bank, and sat as a non-executive member of one the Financial Conduct Authority's boards.

2:00PM

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Panel: Endless Opportunities in Sustainability - Regulation & Sustainability

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Panel: Endless Opportunities in Sustainability - Regulation & Sustainability

Moderator

Daisy McAndrew

Presenter

Panellists

Gillian Browning

Director of the Investment, Fiduciary and Pension Division

Guernsey Financial Services Commission

Dylan Cox

Head of Private Markets Research

PitchBook

Lorraine Johnston

Partner

Ashurst

Sona Stadtelmeyer-Petru

Executive Director

J.P. Morgan

3:00PM

BST

Coffee break

4:00PM

BST

Panel: Endless Opportunities in Technology

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Panel: Endless Opportunities in Technology

Moderator

Daisy McAndrew

Presenter

Panellists

Clara Durodie

CEO

Cognitive Finance

Sasha Kazantseva-Miller

Deputy

States of Guernsey

Amarjit Singh

Partner

EY

Wim Ritz

Global Head of Funds

ZEDRA

5:00PM

BST

Conclusions

Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

WE ARE GUERNSEY

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Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

WE ARE GUERNSEY


Conclusions

Rupert moved to Guernsey as a boy and was educated in the island. His career in financial services has taken him around the globe, beginning in London, moving onto Hong Kong, Cape Town, Zurich and Geneva, 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. Rupert sits on a number of local government and industry committees, and represents Guernsey at TheCityUK, BVCA and AIC. In his spare time, Rupert is Chairman of the Guernsey Rugby Academy.

5:05PM

BST

Drinks reception

7:00PM

BST

Event close