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

 

ESG & Sustainable Investment 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

Annual Bond Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

January 9, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Investment Strategies for Dutch Pension Funds

January 22, 2020

Amsterdam

Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

February 13, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

March 4, 2020

Copenhagen

Local Authority Pension Fund Investment Issues

March 19, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Seeking Income & Stable Returns for Pension Fund Investors

April 2, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Fiduciary Management & Investment Governance for Pension Funds

April 23, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

ESG & Impact Investing for Pension Funds

April 23, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues

June 10, 2020

Dublin

Annual DC Investment Strategies & Current Issues

June 17, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds

July 9, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Adding Value through Credit & High Yield Investing for Pension Funds

September 3, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Innovative Investing for Pension Funds

September 17, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Dutch Pension Fund Investors: Focus on ESG & Impact Investing

September 23, 2020

Amsterdam

Nordic Institutional Investors: Focus on ESG, Impact & Sustainable Investing

October 1, 2020

Stockholm

Property, Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

October 8, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 5, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

LGPS Investors: Focus on ESG, Responsible & Sustainable Investing

November 12, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 19, 2020

Manchester

SPS Private Market Investors' Annual Seminar

December 3, 2020

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

OUR CONFERENCES