SPEAKER BIOGRAPHies

Nicolas Firzli  Director-General, Head of Research, World Pensions Council (WPC) 

M. Nicolas J. Firzli is Director-General of the World Pensions Council (WPC), the international association of pension and social security funds. He is a graduate of Canada’s McGill University (Statistics & Financial Economics), an alumnus of the HEC School of Management (MBA Corporate Strategy & Marketing) and the University of Paris Law School (LL.M. Corporate Law, summa cum laude) and has conducted research at the University of Louvain (UCL) Doctoral School of Economics and Management in Waals Brabant. Nicolas is Co-Chair of the World Pensions Forum (WPF) held annually in a G7 capital, coordinator of the quadrennial Asia+ Asset Owners Summit (AOS) organised in collaboration with the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), and Cofounding Member & Advisory Councillor of the World Bank Group Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF). He is a regular contributor to various think-tanks and media outlets, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN SDSN), the French Society of Financial Analysts’ (SFAF) Revue Analyse Financière, the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA/CFA New York), Dow Jones Financial News, the Reuters newswire, Euromoney magazine and Asharq-Al-Awsat, the newspaper of record in the MENA area. He has (co)authored key notions such as“The Pension Wealth of Nations”, “Modern Trusteeship and Fiduciary Capitalism”, “Country Risk and Territorial Attractiveness”, “Real Assets and the Quest for Yields”, “Infrastructure as an Asset Class”, “ESG Shifting the Trillions”, “Post-Globalization”, “The New Silk Road & the Eurasian Continuum” and “The SDG–Driven Firm of the Future".

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

 

Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues             

June 11, 2019

The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 18, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds             

July 11, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds  

September 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies Conference for Pension Funds 

September 12, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

ESG Investments & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 24, 2019

Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam 

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2019

7A Strandvägen, Stockholm

Property & Infrastructure Investment Strategies for Pension Funds 

October 10, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds                  

November 7, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

ESG & Topical Investment Issues for Local Authority Pension Investors

November 14, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds 

November 21, 2019

The Met Hotel, Leeds

Private Equity & Debt Investors' Annual Seminar

December 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

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