Register to join the discussions at our ETFGI Global ETFs Insights Summit, originally planned for May 19 in London, which has moved to a virtual event. The summit is designed to facilitate a substantive and in-depth discussion on the impact that ETFs have on markets and market structure, and the regulatory, trading, and technological developments impacting the use of ETFs.

Attendees will have the opportunity to see and hear speakers via live video and audio of the keynote and panel discussions with audience Q&A, visit virtual event booths where you can meet and speak with our sponsors, attend virtual happy hours and virtual networking sessions.

If you can't attend on the day, register anyway and you'll receive recordings of all the sessions.

Free registration and CPD educational credits are offered to buy side institutional investors, financial advisors and RIAs.
DATE & TIME
November 17 & 18
13:00 – 17:30 GMT
LOCATION
Virtual Event
Can't Attend?
No problem!
Register anyway and you'll receive recordings of all the sessions.
 EVENT FEATURES
•Visit virtual exhibition booths
• Watch product demos
• Arrange one-on-one chats
• Make new connections
• Network with the industry
Agenda
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17
13:00-13:10
Registration, Exhibit Hall & Networking
13:10-13:20
Welcome and Introduction to ETF Landscape in Europe
Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI 
13:20-13:45
Fireside Chat – Global and European Regulatory Initiatives Impacting ETFs  
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Martin Moloney, Director General, Jersey Financial Services Commission
13:45-14:25
An Appraisal of Regulatory Issues Impacting Market Structure and ETF Trading
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Rochelle Antoniewicz, Senior Director, Industry and Financial Analysis, Investment Company Institute
Federico Cupelli, Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor, EFAMA
Jim Goldie, EMEA Head of Capital Markets ETFs and Indexed Strategies, Invesco
Carol Thomas, Retail Markets Specialist, The Investment Association
14:25-15:15
ETF Trading – Creating Better Trading Systems and Trading Tools 
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Ivan Gilmore, Head of Exchange Traded Products, Fixed Income & Alternatives, London Stock Exchange  
Frank Mohr, Head ETF Sales Trading, Societe Generale
Steven J Palmer, Head of ETF Trading, HSBC
Slawomir Rzeszotko, Head of Institutional Sales and Trading, Europe and Asia, Jane Street Financial Limited
Allan Stewart, Investment Funds Services, Clearstream Banking Luxembourg
15:15-15:40
Fireside Chat – Update on Benchmark Regulations and Consolidated Tape
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Tilman Lueder, Head of Unit – DG FISMA, Securities Markets, European Commission
15:45-16:15
Understanding Crypto ETPs in Europe and Global 2021 Outlook
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Gabor Gurbacs, Director, Digital Asset Strategy, VanEck
James Harris, Commercial Director, CryptoCompare
Hany Rashwan, CEO, Amun and 21Shares
16:15-16:40
Update on Regulatory Trends in the US ETF Industry
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Georgia Bullitt, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
16:40-17:05
Keynote - Trends That Will Drive the Financial Industry in 2021
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Denzil Jenkins, Interim Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange
17:05-17:30
Exhibit Hall & Networking Open Discussions
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18
13:00-13:30
Registration, Exhibit Hall & Networking
13:30-13:35
Welcome and Introduction to ETF Landscape in Europe
Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI 
13:35-14:00
Macro Investment Outlook
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Paul Jackson, Global Head of Asset Allocation Research, Invesco 
14:00-14:40  
Trends in Fixed Income Indices and ETFs
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Michael John Lytle, Chief Executive Officer, Tabula Investment Management
Melody Xian He, Managing Director, Head of Sales and Product Strategy, CSOP Asset Management
Vasiliki Pachatouridi, Head of iShares Fixed Income Product Strategy EMEA, BlackRock
14:50 – 15:15
​​​​Fireside Chat – Regulatory Trends in ESG and Sustainable Investing
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Rick Redding, CEO, Index Industry Association
15:15-15:55
How Investors Are Implementing ESG Into Their Portfolios 
Moderator: John Jacobs, Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University  
Hernando Cortina, CFA, Executive Director, Head of Index Strategy, ISS ESG
Aled Jones, Head of Sustainable Investment, Europe, FTSE Russell
Howie Li, Head of ETFs, LGIM
Olga De Tapia, Global Head of ETF Sales, HSBC Global Asset Management
16:00-16:30
How Are Institutions and Financial Advisors Using ETFs? 
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Mark Northway, Investment Manager, Sparrows Capital
Mark Perchtold, Director, OMBA Advisory & Investments Ltd
Jonas Thulin, Head of Asset Management, Erik Penser Bank
Bill Vasilieff, CEO, Novia Financial
Weixu Yan, Investment Manager, Close Brothers Asset Management
16:30-17:00
What Are the Future Trends That Will Impact Investor and ETFs?  
Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
Marie E Dzanis, CEO & Head of Asset Management, EMEA
Northern Trust Asset Management
Kevin Gopaul, President, Exchange Traded Funds, BMO
Rory Tobin, Head Global SPDR ETF Business & Chairman, SSGA EMEA
17:00-17:05
Closing Remarks
Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI
17:05-17:30
Exhibit Hall & Networking Open Discussions
Speakers:
  • Rochelle “Shelly” Antoniewicz, PhD, Senior Director of Industry and Financial Analysis, Investment Company Institute
  • Georgia Bullitt, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
  • Hernando Cortina, CFA, Executive Director, Head of Index Strategy, ISS ESG
  • Federico Cupelli, Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor, European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA)
  • Marie E Dzanis, CEO & Head of Asset Management, EMEA  
    Northern Trust Asset Management
  • Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI 
  • Ivan Gilmore, Head of Exchange Traded Products, Fixed Income & Alternatives, London Stock Exchange
  • Jim Goldie, EMEA Head of Capital Markets ETFs and Indexed Strategies, Invesco
  • Kevin Gopaul, President, Exchange Traded Funds, BMO Global Asset Management
  • Gabor Gurbacs, Director, Digital Asset Strategy, VanEck
  • James Harris, Commercial Director, CryptoCompare 
  • Melody He, Managing Director, Head of Sales and Product Strategy, CSOP Asset Management
  • Paul Jackson, Global Head of Asset Allocation Research, Invesco 
  • John Jacobs, Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
  • Denzil Jenkins, Interim Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange
  • Howie Li, Head of ETFs, LGIM
  • Tilman Lueder, Head of Unit – DG FISMA, Securities Markets, European Commission
  • Michael John Lytle, Chief Executive Officer, Tabula Investment Management
  • Frank Mohr, Head ETF Sales Trading, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking
  • Martin Moloney, Director General, Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC)
  • Vasiliki Pachatouridi, Head of iShares Fixed Income Product Strategy EMEA, BlackRock
  • Steven J Palmer, Head of ETF Trading, HSBC
  • Mark Perchtold, Director, OMBA Advisory & Investments Ltd
  • Hany Rashwan, CEO at Amun and 21Shares 
  • Rick Redding, CEO, Index Industry Association 
  • Slawomir Rzeszotko, Head of Institutional Sales and Trading in Europe and Asia, Jane Street Financial Limited
  • Allan Stewart, Investment Funds Services, Clearstream Banking Luxembourg
  • Olga de Tapia, Global Head of ETF Sales, HSBC Global Asset Management
  • Carol Thomas, Retail Markets Specialist, The Investment Association
  • Jonas Thulin, Head of Asset Management, Erik Penser Bank 
  • Bill Vasilieff, CEO, Novia Financial
  • Weixu Yan, Investment Manager, Close Brothers Asset Management
Speakers
Rochelle (Shelly) Antoniewicz
Senior Director of Industry and Financial Analysis
Investment Company Institute
Rochelle (Shelly) Antoniewicz is Senior Director of Industry and Financial Analysis at the Investment Company Institute (ICI) where she conducts research on the structure and trends of the US and global ETF, mutual fund, and closed-end fund industries and on the equity and bond markets in the US and globally. Since the financial crisis of 2007-2008, Shelly also has contributed heavily to analysis on financial systemic risks in the US and more recently in the global arena. She also conducts economic analysis to better understand the costs, benefits, and impacts of proposed laws and regulations governing mutual funds and ETFs (e.g. summary prospectus, Rule 12(b)(1), Rule 30(e)(3), and derivatives). Prior to joining ICI in 2005, Shelly spent 13 years as a staff economist and Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board. She earned a BA in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego and an MS and PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Georgia Bullitt
Partner
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
 P. Georgia Bullitt is a partner in the Asset Management Group, focusing on securities and derivatives trading issues, regulation of broker-dealers, investment advisers and other financial intermediaries, and trade-related documentation. Her experience also includes advice on structured products, regulation of foreign exchange (including questions regarding retail forex), and private banking.

Chambers USA - 2017 named Georgia as a Recognized Practitioner in the area of Financial Services Regulation: Broker Dealer (Compliance). Georgia is also recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the area of Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law.
Federico Cupelli
Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor
European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA)
Federico Cupelli is senior regulatory policy advisor at EFAMA. He is in charge of ETF-related issues and is presently covering a number of relevant IOSCO initiatives in this field. He also covers UCITS-related matters, as well as other EU dossiers affecting buy-side activities. Before joining EFAMA in September 2014, Federico worked for three years as a senior advisor in the asset management regulation policy division at the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) in Paris, covering a series of asset management-related initiatives within ESMA, as well as globally at the FSB and IOSCO-levels. Prior to the AMF, Federico was working as policy officer at the European Commission DG Internal Market, in charge of preparing the “UCITS V” initiative. He has a Masters Degree in International Economics & Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University in the U.S. and a Certificate in Investment Management from the London Business School.
Deborah Fuhr
Managing Partner, Founder
ETFGI
Deborah Fuhr is the founder of ETFGI, an independent research events and consultancy firm which offers paid for subscription research services on trends in the global ETF ecosystem. Previously she was the global head of ETF research and implementation strategy and managing director at BlackRock/BGI, managing director and head of the investment strategy team at Morgan Stanley and an associate at Greenwich Associates.<br><br>She is a Fellow of CFA UK, the recipient of 100 Women in Finance’s 2017 European Industry Leadership Award, the 2014 William F. Sharpe Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding and lasting contributions to the field of index investing and the ETF.com 2018 lifetime achievement award. She is a founder, board member and co-president of Women in ETFs EMEA and a founder and board member of Women in ETFs inc.
Ivan Gilmore
EMEA Head of Capital Markets ETFs and Indexed Strategies
London Stock Exchange
Ivan joined LSEG in October 2017 as Head of Exchange Traded Products & Global Product
Development for London Stock Exchange Plc.
Prior to joining LSEG, Ivan was at KCG, where he was Head of ETF Client Strategy & Distribution. Ivan
has over 20 years’ experience in financial markets, having spent 7 years at Goldman Sachs as an
Equity Trader and 8 years at DE Shaw LLP (London), where he was European Head of Trading for the
US multi-strategy hedge fund. Having started his career in Tokyo in 1997, where he worked for ING
Barings in the Equities Division, Ivan then moved to London in 1999 to trade Pan-Asian shares for
ING, before joining Goldman Sachs in 2000. Ivan has a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L) from University
College Dublin and a postgraduate Higher Diploma in Business Studies, also from U.C.D.
Jim Goldie
Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor
Invesco
Jim Goldie is EMEA Head of ETF Capital Markets and Indexed Strategies at Invesco Asset Management. He has been in the role for five years and is responsible for managing the relationships with the ETF trading community and assisting clients with trading and execution in Invesco UCITS ETFs. Jim has more than 13 years’ experience in the ETF industry. Prior to joining the firm he was an ETF Capital Markets Specialist with Vanguard and has also held trading assistant and operational management roles at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. He has a First-Class BA Hons degree in Finance from the triple accredited Strathclyde Business School.
Kevin Gopaul
Global Head, Exchange Traded Funds
BMO Global Asset Management
Kevin Gopaul is the Head of BMO Global Asset Management Canada, Global Head of ETFs and Chief Investment Officer. Kevin is a key asset to the team with over 18 years of progressive investment industry experience, including global passive and active strategies. Prior to joining BMO GAM, he served as Principal, Portfolio Manager at Barclays Global Investors Canada where he played an integral role in overseeing the management of Exchange Traded Funds and Institutional mandates. Kevin also worked as an index arbitrage trader with Scotia Capital. Kevin continues to be an active participant in the financial services industry, serving as a member of the Standard & Poor’s Advisory Panel, and the Dow Jones Global Index Committee. Kevin studied Economics, Finance and Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. Kevin was named one of IIAC’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2015 and is currently the Vice Chair of Canadian ETF Association.

Gabor Gurbacs
Director, Digital Asset Strategy
VanEck
Gabor is a pioneer in the digital assets space. Critical to the development of the first industry standard digital assets indices, Gabor is a leading voice in digital asset investing and market structure discussions with U.S. and global regulators. He spends his time exploring and managing digital asset investment opportunities related to fund, custody, exchange, data and other digital assets systems.
James Harris
Commercial Director
CryptoCompare
James has over 17 years of experience in investment banking and fund management in senior roles on both the buy and sell-side at leading US and European firms. He has worked in institutional roles in digital assets since 2017 and joined CryptoCompare as Commercial Director at the start of 2020.
Melody Xian He
Managing Director, Head of Sales and Product Strategy
CSOP Asset Management
Melody He is Executive Director and oversees several initiatives at CSOP Asset Management Ltd. She currently heads up the ETF, Platform & Structured Solutions team, as well as the Wealth Management initiative. On the first role, she is responsible for overseeing sales initiatives and leading overall business and strategy developments around CSOP’s index products, Manager-of-Manager platform, as well as alternative solutions (including the structuring and marketing of asset-backed products, mezzanine financing deals and etc.). On the latter role, she oversees the new family office unit of CSOP that provides solution-based advisory service to UHNWIs. Prior to joining CSOP, Melody was a former FICC sales with Goldman Sachs covering Greater China Market institutions and responsible for credit (cash and derivatives, including single name CDS and indices) products, retail structured products, interest rate products and swaps. She graduated from University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s dual-degree in Economics and Psychology.
Paul Jackson
Global Head of Asset Allocation Research
Invesco
Paul Jackson is Global Head of Asset Allocation Research at Invesco. Paul previously worked at Société Générale in Paris and London, holding positions as Macro Specialist Sales, Equity Strategist and Global Head of Research. He started his career at Morgan Stanley in London in Corporate Finance and Equity Research before transferring to New York to join Morgan Stanley Asset Management. He holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Master of Philosophy in Economics from Oxford.
John Jacobs
Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
John Jacobs is the executive director and distinguished fellow of the Center for Financial Markets and Policy. Prior to this role, he served more than 30 years at Nasdaq where he worked with institutional investors, IPOs, and top global public companies, including most recently in his roles as executive vice president of global information services and chief marketing officer. Currently, he serves as an executive advisor and principal consultant to Nasdaq’s CEO, president, and the executive vice president of global information services. Jacobs earned an MBA from Loyola University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maryland.

Denzil Jenkins
Interim Chief Executive Officer
London Stock Exchange
Denzil was appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of LSE plc in June 2020. He has worked in financial services for over twenty-five years in roles at LSEG, Chi-X Europe, the FCA and Deutsche Bank. Prior to his current role at LSEG he has acted in a number of capacities including Head of Group Compliance and Chief of Staff of London Stock Exchange plc.
Howie Li
Head of ETFs
LGIM
Howie leads the development and growth of the ETF business. Howie joined the investment manager from ETF Securities after the successful acquisition of the Canvas ETF business which completed in March 2018. During his time at ETF Securities for almost 10 years, Howie was most recently the CEO of Canvas after holding other positions including Head of Legal and Co-Head of Canvas. Prior to that, Howie trained and worked at Simmons & Simmons in London advising the hedge fund industry.
Tilman Lueder
Head of Unit – DG FISMA, Securities Markets
European Commission
Tilman Lüder holds a doctorate in lawfrom the University of Tübingen.Before joining the European Commission in 1999, Tilman was as an associate in Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP. He workedonEuropean and German antitrust and merger control issues.His first job in the Commission was that of a case manager dealing with antitrust and state aid cases in the area of post and telecommunicationsin the Directorate General for Competition.In 2002, he became the spokesperson to Commissioner Mario Monti, responsible for Competition, a position  he   successfully  held  until  being  appointed,  in  2005,Head  of  the   Copyright   Unit  of Directorate General for the Internal Market(DG MARKT).He  pursued  his  career  to  become  Head  of  the  Asset  Management  Unit (2011-2015) in  DG  MARKT, later the Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA). As of September 2015, Tilmanheads theSecurities Markets Unitin DGFISMA.

Michael John Lytle
Chief Executive Officer
Tabula Investment Management
Michael John (“MJ”) Lytle is CEO of Tabula Investment Management. Tabula is focused on creating and managing outstanding funds offering investors precise tools for fine tuning fixed income exposure. Previously MJ was a founding partner in Source, an investment manager focused on the creation and distribution of ETFs, including a partnership with PIMCO to create and distribute a range of fixed income ETFs. Source was purchased by Invesco in 2017. Prior to Source, MJ spent 18 years at Morgan Stanley with a variety of roles across corporate finance, capital markets origination, trading, sales, equity, fixed income, private wealth and technology strategy. Most of these roles revolved around fixed income and evolving and expanding investors’ access to the asset class. MJ has a BA in Economics and Government from Dartmouth College with further studies at the London School of Economics.
Frank Mohr
Head ETF Sales Trading
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking
Frank was responsible for the development of Commerzbank’s ETF Market Making platform in Europe and in Asia. After the integration of the Equity and Commodities business from Commerzbank into Societe Generale, Frank is now Global Head of ETF Sales Trading at Societe Generale
Martin Moloney
Director General
Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC)
Martin Moloney is the Director General at the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC).Prior to joining the JFSC, Martin workedfor 16 years at the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) where he held a range of senior positions. He has been Chair of ESMA’s Investment Management Standing Committee and of the European Systemic Risk Board’s Expert Group on Investment Funds. He has represented Ireland on theEU Committee of Securities Regulators and has represented Europe on the Board of IOSCO. He was recently a member of the Moneyval Strategy Review Group.Martin has an LLM in Business Law and a Masters qualification in Economic Policy, both from Trinity College Dublin. He has Postgraduate Diplomas in Arbitration and Regulatory Management and has completed professional examinations of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Vasiliki Pachatouridi
Director, Fixed Income Product Strategist
BlackRock
Vasiliki Pachatouridi, is the Head of EMEA iShares Fixed Income Product Strategy team within Blakcrock’s Index Fixed Income Investment Group. Ms Pachatouridi's team is responsible for client engagement, creating thought leadership on the evolution of bond markets, fixed income indexing and ETFs, as well as working to develop new FI ETF products and applications across both institutional and wealth channels.
Hany Rashwan
CEO
Amun and 21Shares
Hany Rashwan is an Egyptian businessman, entrepreneur, and computer engineer. He is the founder of the crypto company Amun AG. He previously founded social commerce company Ribbon and enterprise fintech company Payout.
Rick Redding
CEO
Index Industry Association
Rick Redding has spent more than twenty five years in global financial markets and is currently the Chief Executive Office of the Index Industry Association. As CEO, Rick is responsible for leading IIA’s global education and advocacy strategy. IIA’s mission is to represent the global index industry by working with market participants, regulators, and other representative bodies to promote sound practices in the index industry. Prior to joining IIA, Rick served the majority of his career in senior leadership roles with the CME Group, a leading provider of benchmark futures and options products and an innovator in trading. Rick held the post of Managing Director of Products and Services at CME Group. In this role, he led product management and development, global sales and developed strategic growth initiatives. He was a key player in transitioning the Exchange into electronic trading. In addition, he played a vital role in the historic merger of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and the acquisition and integration of New York Mercantile Exchange and the Commodity Exchange Inc. (NYMEX and COMEX). Previously, Rick was the global head of CME’s Index Products Division. Rick is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Houston, and a Bachelor of Science from Houston Baptist University.

Slawomir Rzeszotko
Head of Institutional Sales and TradinG, Europe and Asia
JANE STREET FINANCIAL LIMITED
Slawomir Rzeszotko is Jane Street’s Head of Institutional Sales and Trading in Europe and  Asia.  In  this  role,  Slawomir  helps  with  institutional  relationships  and  sales  initiatives  for  ETFs,  fixed  income,  and  electronic  equities  on  JX-EU,  Jane  Street’s  Systematic Internaliser platform.Slawomir joined the firm in 2014 with over a decade of experience with ETFs. Before Jane  Street,  he  held  a  number  of  roles  at  global  asset  management  firms.  He  was  Head of ETF Capital Markets and Head of the Investment Product Specialist Group at Vanguard  Asset  Management,  and  he  has  also  worked  in  various  ETF-related positions  at  BGI  and  Blackrock.  Through  these  roles,  he  has  developed  an  in-depth understanding of ETF trading from both the trader and customer perspective.Slawomir  holds  an  MA  degree  from  the  University  of  Wroclaw,  Poland,  where  he  lectured  on  ethics  and  postmodern  political  philosophy  while  pursuing  his  PhD  studies. He is a founding member of ETF Ambassadors in Switzerland, which aims to educate and raise awareness of ETFs with the Swiss private investor community.
Allan Stewart
VICE PRESIDENT, ETF SALES AND RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
Clearstream Banking Luxembourg
Allan Stewart is Vice President in the Investment Fund Services team at Clearstream and is currently responsible for positioning Clearstream's ETF solutions.  
In 2006, he moved to Clearstream Luxembourg's Securities financing sales team covering Spain, France, Benelux and Switzerland and in 2013, joined Clearstream's IFS Sales and then the product team developing fund shares as collateral then ETFs in Clearstream's flagship Vestima service. Allan Stewart joined BNYM in 2000 working on the commercial deployment of triparty repo services in Europe.
Olga de Tapia
Global Head of ETF Sales
HSBC Global Asset Management
Olga de Tapia is Global Head of ETF Sales within HSBC Global Asset Management based in London and has been working in the financial industry since 2000. Prior to joining HSBC, Olga worked as a ETF sales for iShares by Blackrock in London, where she was responsible of client coverage across all segments in Southern Europe countries during 9 years. She was also an EMD Senior Product Strategist at Blackrock for 3 years. Previous to these roles in Blackrock, Olga worked as a Client Manager for the Southern Europe region at BNP Paribas Asset Management in Paris for 6 years. Olga received an MBA on BA from the IE in Madrid and a degree in Business and Administration from University Complutense in Madrid and Montpellier. She is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

Carol Thomas
Retail Markets Specialist
The Investment Association
Carol started her career in EU regulatory affairs in Brussels before joining the FSA in 2010. Carol’s work at the FSA/FCA spanned pension policy, financial disclosure and leading on life insurance thematic reviews. She also spent a year working for the Irish Department of Finance in Brussels covering financial services files in the European Council.  As Retail Markets Specialist at the IA since the beginning of 2018, Carol’s role covers all issues related to the regulation and distribution of retail funds in the UK and across the EU.
Jonas Thulin
Head of Asset Management
Erik Penser Bank
Before joining Erik Penser Bank Mr Thulin was Head of Asset Allocation at Nordea Bank Wealth Management. At Nordea he had other positions before this, such as Head of Strategy and Research Nordea Markets and Head of Global Alpha Strategy Nordea Markets. Before joining Nordea Mr Thulin worked at an investment bank in New York as Director and senior strategist for hedge fund strategies and trading, a similar position to the one he held in London before that. Mr Thulin started his career as teacher in economics at University of Queensland (Australia) and University of Stockholm (Sweden) and thereafter he managed Ericsson's pension trust.
Bill Vasilieff
CEO
Novia Financial
Bill Vasilieff is Chief Executive Officer of Novia Financial and Chairman of Novia Global. Prior to setting up Novia he was one of the four founding directors of Selestia, one of the earliest and most successful fund platforms in the UK. Before this role he was at M&G where he spent eight years, ending in the role as executive director in charge of product development.
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Deborah Fuhr is the founder of ETFGI, an independent research events and consultancy firm which offers paid for subscription research services on trends in the global ETF ecosystem. Previously she was the global head of ETF research and implementation strategy and managing director at BlackRock/BGI, managing director and head of the investment strategy team at Morgan Stanley and an associate at Greenwich Associates. She is a Fellow of CFA UK, the recipient of 100 Women in Finance’s 2017 European Industry Leadership Award, the 2014 William F. Sharpe Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding and lasting contributions to the field of index investing and the ETF.com 2018 lifetime achievement award. She is a founder, board member and co-president of Women in ETFs EMEA and a founder and board member of Women in ETFs inc.
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