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Stephan Breban Advisory Board - Dean Wetton Advisory

Stephan has over 25 years’ experience researching and investing in illiquid assets across the globe, as both a consultant and a fund manager.  In this time he has also advised pension plans on all aspects of investment, from asset allocation to manager selection.  Stephan joined DWA Limited in 2009, providing rigorous, independent advice on all aspects of illiquid investments to institutional investors.  He covers PE, loans and infrastructure and is a long-time, keen advocate on illiquid investments for pension plans.  Stephan sits on a number of Advisory Boards; private equity, broader investment, and outside of the industry.  Stephan has been advising UK pension plans on investment into infrastructure for 15 years and private equity for over 25 years.  Stephan was the only pension fund representative and a founding member of the Low Carbon Finance Group, an industry-wide renewables body, established to consult with the UK government on its review of Feed-in-Tariffs to the renewable energy industry. Prior to this Stephan was head of Private Equity research at Russell Investments where he advised Lancashire County Council on its infrastructure manager selections.  Before that he founded City Capital Partners, where he worked with institutional investors in private equity, such as British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme, City of Zurich Pension Fund and Unilever Pension Fund, and has advised a number of managers and consultants, including Henderson Investments, Hewitt Associates and Nordea Private Equity.  Existing clients include ASGA, a Swiss Pension Fund with CH8 billion in assets, whom he is advising on private equity and infrastructure investments and Santander CF, the pooled investment vehicle for the various pension plans within Santander (UK). Stephan is a regular speaker at pension fund conferences, and specialist alternative investment conferences.  He co-authored the Institute of Actuaries paper, The Concept of Investment Efficiency and its Application to Investment Management Structures, and its follow-up, The Concept of Investment Efficiency and its Application to Asset Allocation Policy and Manager Selection. He has written a number of articles, and is a regular speaker on private equity at pension fund and industry conferences.

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

 

Annual Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2017                                 7A Odenplan, Stockholm

Property, Real Assets & Infrastructure Investment Strategies

October 12, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Round up & Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 16, 2017                           The Met Hotel, Leeds

SPS Spotlight Series: LGPS in Flux - Investment Issues & Solutions

November 23, 2017                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual Bond Investment Strategies 

January 9, 2018                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

SPS Private Equity (& Debt) Investors' Annual Seminar

January 18, 2018                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

February 8, 2018                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

March 8, 2018                            Copenhagen

Local Authority Pension Fund Investment Issues

March 15, 2018                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Dutch Pension Fund Investors' Conference

March 22, 2018                              Amsterdam

Investment Governance for Pension Funds Conference

April 12, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

21st Annual DC Pension Investment Developments

April 19, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

ESG & Sustainable Investments for Pension Funds

May 10, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Inaugural Irish Pension Fund Investors' Conference

June 7, 2018                                  Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 14, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds

July 12, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 30, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 13, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 20, 2018                          Amsterdam

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 2, 2018                              Stockholm

26th Annual Property Investing for Pension Funds

October 11, 2018                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 8, 2018                            Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Local Authority Pension Funds' Investment Strategies

November 15, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 22, 2018                          Manchester

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