Expert Speakers Include:

Simon Cairns

Senior Specialist, Risk & Performance Analytics - Sunsuper

A senior financial services executive with broad experience gained locally and abroad specialising in investment performance and risk reporting. I have 10 years’ experience in the role of Managing Director utilising my extensive business experience to run all aspects of the local operations with matrix reporting through to head office. I have managed staff and clients across multiple regions and at varying levels of seniority.

Marc Rubenfeld

CIPM, Head of Eagle Solutions EMEA/APAC, Eagle Investment Systems

Senior member of the Eagle leadership team who fuels long-term growth by focusing on business development in the EMEA and APAC regions. Marc is a thought leader who manages a global team that works closely with sales, marketing, product, services, and support to advance new and add-on business opportunities.

Marko Milek

Managing Director and head of Global Exchange for Asia Pacific, State Street

Marko has significant experience in the technology industry, in areas including data and analytics, research, product and project management and business development. He held various technical and management roles in Canada, Finland, Singapore and Hong Kong over the past 15 years.

Hayley Zhu

Business Development Manager, Milestone Group Australia

David D. Spaulding

DPS, CIPM, MD, Spaulding Group, USA

Nigel Jansz

Director, Assurance and Advisory, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Cath Paki

Information & Data Governance Manager, Kiwibank

A passionate, dynamic leader who thrives on defining the vision for new and better ways to do things, and then progressively brings that vision into fruition. She has led several high performing teams in project and business, across multiple disciplines, industries, and functional areas.

Jason Warlond

Head of Business Development, APAC, Curium Data Systems

I am an IT specialist within the Financial Services industry with over 25 years experience and have held a variety of roles including Principal / Director, Business Development, Product/Development Management and Project Management. My greatest strengths lie in being able to take a business concept or requirement, large or small, and via considerable experience in both Financial Services and Software Development, turn that requirement into an enterprise-strength solution whilst ensuring others within the organisation grow.

Kylie-Frances Herbst

Director,Deloitte Consulting

Brett Elvish

Founder and Director, Financial View Point

Brett is the founder of Financial Viewpoint established in 2007 to provide business and operational management advice for multi-manager investors and their service providers. He has more than 30 years’ experience on investment management and consulting. He is the Advisor to some of Australia’s largest asset owners and asset managers over more than 20 years, former Chairman of CIMA Society of Australia Investment Management Consultants Association Australia, Deputy Chairman, SFA Economics and Investment Policy Council and CFA charter-holder, B.Com., MBA.

Ben Watson

CEO, Maroon Analytics

Ben has over 17 years experience as a Quantitative Analyst with RBS, ABN Amro, Citigroup, Salomon Smith Barney and Natwest Markets. Ben has also worked as an analyst with Gas and Grain trading companies. Ben has a MSc. In Decision Sciences from the University of Westminster London in the UK and a B Com in Accountancy and Finance from the University of Tasmania.

Christian Eriksen

Co-Founder and Director, Investment Control Systems

Michelle Pinheiro

Head of Enterprise Data Governance, ANZ Bank

An experienced leader of people and innovation in Information Management and Data Management. Experienced in creating business strategy and frameworks, with a proven track record of effective and efficient delivery of valuable business outcomes. Passionate about innovative thinking and continuous enhancement of business and technical processes.

Bruce Russell

Director, Shoreline

Bruce has over 20 years’ experience within the Financial Services industry with 11 years’ experience as a management consultant. Prior to commencing his management consulting career, Bruce was employed by HSBC Asset Management where he held a variety of roles including Head of Operations, Head of Business Support and Manager, Portfolio Accounting.

Susan Bennett

Principal, Sibenco Legal & Advisory

Susan is the Principal of Sibenco Legal & Advisory and Co-founder and Director of Information Governance ANZ. Susan specialises in providing strategic Governance, Privacy and Data Protection services. She co-founded Information Governance ANZ to break down ‘information silos’ and to drive more connected thinking, innovation and holistic solutions, particularly for Data, Records, Privacy and Cybersecurity challenges.

Carl Bacon

CIPM, Non-Executive Chairman at StatPro, UK

Carl’s expertise in risk, performance measurement and GIPS enables him to add value to product development and StatPro’s business strategy. As he continues to publish and teach in these fields, external market knowledge is brought to the StatPro Board.

Sam Millar

Manager, Investment Data and Reporting, First State Super

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