Attendance is for sponsoring banks, local non-bank sellside and buysiders only. You must register to secure a spot in the room. Registrations are subject to approval.
The 4th annual Australia EQD conference is the leading event dedicated to volatility, quantitative investing and asset allocation, bringing together Australian and New Zealand superannuation funds, insurers, consultants and managers.
Leading international pension funds and local superannuation funds will present case studies and participate in panels and private meetings covering a range of topics across strategic and tactical asset allocation, including: private markets, portfolio diversification, hedging, monetizing dislocations, emerging markets, ESG, as well as the macro and economic backdrop.
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