SPEAKER BIOGRAPHies

Dr Rachel Melsom  UK Director - Tobacco Free Portfolios

Rachel completed her first degree in Genetics at University College London in 1987   following   which   she   pursued   an   extensive   career   in   advertising, commercial media negotiations, founded an intellectual property consultancy, and developed interactive media programming for production in the USA.  In 2008 she retrained as a Doctor, with a desire to improve  clinicians’ understanding  of  the  financial  implications of delivery  of excellent  clinical  care;  the  need  to  integrate  this  understanding  into  cost effective  care  delivery  models,  including  managing  both  the  care  and  the precipitating factors of disease.  Rachel has a particular interest in palliative care and provision of comprehensive care for the elderly in the community. Tobacco Free Portfolios focuses on the medical and societal impact of continued investment in the Tobacco Industry, addressing the effect of the product and the wider cost of smoking to society, encouraging Tobacco Free Investment. Rachel currently practices part time in the Department of Medicine for the Elderly (DoME) at Worthing Hospital in Sussex.   Worthing was one of only three acute trusts in the UK awarded the highest possible ‘Outstanding’ rating in their recent CQC inspection. Rachel is Founder and Director of Medical Matrix Consulting Ltd and has been advising independent medical businesses on company structure, commercial development, partnership development, and business growth, since 2010. Client Ascot Rehabilitation Ltd has just received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017- International Trade. Rachel has a number of charitable interests including participating  as  a  Business  Leader  for  Founders  4  Schools,  a  charity  set  up  by  Sherry  Coutu, CBE,  to  improve  the  uptake of STEM subjects and increase employability  of  school leavers.

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

 

 

Alternative Credit and Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 31, 2017                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Emerging & Frontier Markets Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 14, 2017                         Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Investors

September 21, 2017                         Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

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: LGPSs 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

OUR CONFERENCES