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.



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