Attendance is for sponsoring banks, non-bank sellside and buysiders only. You must register to secure a spot in the room. Registrations are subject to approval.
EQDerivatives is excited to be hosting the 7th annual Asia EQD conference in Singapore. Asia EQD is the leading forum for asset allocators, portfolio managers and market makers to detail the latest trends, developments and opportunities in multi-asset, alternatives and systematic investing across global markets.
The agenda will feature panels with exclusive insights from international investors, portfolio managers and traders as well as exclusive presentations on topics including managing inflation risk, diversification through multi-asset investing, sourcing effective cross-asset defensive strategies and the benefits of systematic strategies in the current economic climate.
This unique in-person event provides the opportunity to interact with peers, hear about the latest strategies and perspectives and learn from case studies shared by institutional investors from across the globe.
Kari Vatanen is the chief investment officer at Veritas Pension Insurance Company (AUM EUR 4 billion). He is responsible for the whole investment management and asset allocation function of the company. In his previous roles, Kari worked as a head of cross asset derivatives as well as a chief risk officer in Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company, and as a quantitative analyst in various investment organizations.
He has spent over 10 years trading derivatives on the equity markets, rates, FX and commodities, and by developing alternative risk premia strategies. Kari holds a MSc in Engineering Mathematics from Helsinki University of Technology and a MA in Philosophy from University of Helsinki. He is a CFA Charterholder and holds the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification. He has been a speaker at several international quant and derivative conferences and written articles on risk management and alternative risk premia investing.
chief investment officer, Veritas Pension Insurance Company
Jaime Martinez Gómez is a professional with 25 years of experience in the asset management industry. He is currently global head of asset allocation at BBVA Asset Management and Global Wealth, with direct responsibility over a portfolio of around EUR53 billion, ranging from mutual funds for retail clients to pension plans and discretionary portfolios for institutional investors and high net worth clients. The asset allocation team is composed of five different units, the Institutional Asset Allocation Team, Sustainable Investments, the Multi-asset Allocation Team, Private Banking and Goal Based Solutions, the latter including the Alternative Risk Premia team. He previously held a CIO position at Fonditel from 2009, and as head of asset allocation at Santander AM from 2004. He also held roles at Invercaixa and Merrill Lynch. Jaime has been a professor at the Instituto de Empresa, and frequent lecturer in IEB, AFI and other business schools. During the last two years, Jaime has been expert evaluator for the European Union for the Horizon 2020 SME instrument and recently joined the Editorial Board of the Journal of Systematic Investing. He holds a Licenciatura in Business and Economics (E2) from ICADE University in Madrid, and has been CFA charterholder since 2001.
Jaime Martinez Gómez
global head of asset allocation, BBVA