SPEAKER BIOGRAPHies

Chris Wood  Pensions Investment Manager - Michelin Tyre

Chris has over 30 years experience in the pensions industry. Since November 2009 he has been Pensions Investment Manager for Michelin Tyre plc, based in Stoke on Trent, responsible for overseeing the investments of the £1.7 billion Michelin Pension Plan. He started his career in 1979 as assistant to the in house investment manager at Simon Engineering plc, where he held a variety of roles before becoming Director of Pensions. From 1994 to 2009 Chris was UK Pensions Director for BMW Group, with responsibility for all aspects of the day to day management of the £3.5 billion BMW (UK) Operations Pension Scheme. Chris has a BA (Hons) in History from Sheffield University and an MBA from Sheffield Hallam University. He is an Associate of the Pensions Management Institute and holds the Diploma in International Employee Benefits. He was a member of the management committee of the West Midlands group of the National Association of Pension Funds and Chairman of the Midlands Group of the Pensions Management Institute from 1996 to 2009.

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

Private Equity (& Debt) Investors' Annual Seminar

December 11, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Bond Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

January 10, 2019                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

February 14, 2019                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

March 7, 2019                              Copenhagen

Local Authority Pension Fund Investment Issues 

March 13, 2019                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

Annual Investment Strategies for Dutch Pension Funds            

March 21, 2019                              Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Fiduciary Management & Investment Governance for Pension Funds                   

April 10, 2019                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual DC Pension Investment Developments & Current Issues

April 17, 2019                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

ESG & Sustainable Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

May 9, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues             

June 11, 2019                              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

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