SPEAKER BIOGRAPHies

Duncan Symonds  Director of Asset Management, European Insfrastructure - IFM Investors

Duncan is a chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers with a strong track record in delivering major transportation and infrastructure projects across the full asset lifecycle.  With over 20 years’ experience of the construction sector Duncan has extensive experience of leading at senior executive level driving transformation, integration and continuous improvement to deliver sustainable results. Duncan started his career with Taylor Woodrow Construction where he worked on a range of major Civil Engineering projects in the water, rail and nuclear sectors.  After studying full-time for his MBA at the Cranfield School of Management he was appointed Chief of Staff to the Transport for London Commissioner, where for three years he was responsible for managing the Commissioner’s office and running special projects which included the sponsorship and pre-construction phase of the £15.9Bn Crossrail programme. From 2008 to 2015 Duncan worked on a number of major Infrastructure development projects, running operational business units for Laing O’Rourke and WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff to deliver large and diverse portfolios of projects across the transportation and utilities sectors as main contractor and multi-disciplinary consultant. Duncan Joined IFM Investors in 2016 as the Director of Asset Management for the European Infrastructure team.  He is responsible for the identification and implementation of value creation opportunities across the existing portfolio and leads the development and execution of transition plans from buyer to owner for new investments.

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

 

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: LGPS 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

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