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.



SPS Spotlight Series: Investment Issues for Maturing Pension Funds

July 13, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

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 Investing for Yield for Pension Funds

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