SPEAKER BIOGRAPHies

Nikesh Patel  Head of Investment Strategy - Kempen Capital Management

Nikesh Patel is a Head of Investment Strategy at Kempen, responsible for advising UK clients on strategic and tactical investment strategy and asset-liability risks.   Prior to joining in 2016, Nikesh was an investment consultant at PwC, where he advised corporate sponsors of predominantly FTSE100 and FTSE350 companies on risk and investment strategies for their defined benefit pension funds, including mitigation strategies through multi-asset diversification, deficit contribution negotiation, reframing of time horizons, hedging using derivatives and use of illiquid assets. He was also responsible for leading DC investment strategy advice. Prior to this, Nikesh was a relationship manager for a portfolio of BlackRock’s largest and most sophisticated UK pension fund and EMEA based multinational clients, with particular focus on LDI strategies and fiduciary mandates. Nikesh began his career within Mercer’s investment consulting business, where he advised a portfolio of defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds on the full spectrum of investment issues, including investment strategy, manager and mandate structure, manager selection, transitions and performance analysis. Nikesh graduated from the London School of Economics with a degree in Actuarial Science, holds the Investment Management Certificate, is a Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary.

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

 

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                          Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 2, 2018                              7A StrandvägenStockholm

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                          V&A Marriott, Manchester

Private Equity (& Debt) Investors' Annual Seminar

December 11, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

OUR CONFERENCES