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The EQD Investor Network draws leading investors together to share philosophies, approaches and strategies across all areas of investment innovation. This members-only network delivers a peer-to-peer driven deep dive into timely topics for asset owners. Meetings are held quarterly around the globe. Join us to discuss the latest investment and allocation strategies across multi-asset volatility, alternative risk premia, ESG, private equity hedging and other systematic strategy initiatives.


  • Mohan Balachandran managing director, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Texas
  • Gustavo Barbosa Soares volatility portfolio manager, BW Gestão de Investimentos (BWGI), São Paulo
  • John Burkhartzmeyer senior trader, multi-asset division, State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB), Wisconsin
  • Kevin Chang managing director, portfolio strategy, Temasek Holdings, Singapore
  • Simon Guyard portfolio manager, absolute return, Trans-Canada Capital, Quebec
  • Jannik Teigen Hjelmsted head of liquid assets and portfolio analysis, Pensam, Copenhagen
  • Christian Kjær head of liquid markets, ATP, Copenhagen
  • Linsay Mcphater senior portfolio manager alternatives, Nordea Wealth Management, Copenhagen
  • Eric Nierenberg chief strategy officer, Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board, Massachusetts
  • Carl Fredrik Pollack senior portfolio manager, AP7, Stockholm
  • Jukka-Pekka Poutanen portfolio manager, The State Pension Fund (VER), Helsinki
  • Olivier Rousseau executive director, Fonds de Réserve pour les Retraites, Paris
  • Mike Ruetz deputy chief investment officer, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies (MACP), Minnesota
  • Antti Suhonen senior adviser, MJ Hudson, London
  • Lea Vaisalo head of structuring, Nordea, Helsinki
  • Kari Vatanen chief investment officer, Veritas Pension Insurance Company, Helsinki
  • Barton Wallace portfolio manager, caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Montréal

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