EmTech: The Future of Investment Management

Tuesday 2 March 2021 |
 12:00 pm
 – 4:00 pm


Tuesday 2 March 2021

Start Time:  

12:00 pm


Technology has and will continue to transform the way we live and work, 2020 certainly demonstrated the need for agility and the future will only exacerbate the necessity. The investment management sector must prepare, innovate and implement for the changing needs of clients. Technology will continue to redefine relationships and improve efficiencies, Investment Managers need to evolve and embrace this new world as opportunities appear and others fade.


EmTech Futures will bring together asset and wealth managers as well as leading FinTechs to discuss the latest challenges facing the buyside and capital markets. The conference will explore the opportunities and challenges, identifying tech trends and future initiatives that will enable and in places disrupt the industry. We will hear from a range of leading industry professionals as they discuss the need for change and embrace this evolving landscape.



During this conference we will hear from industry experts and showcase our class of 2020: Exabel, Fundipedia, ipushpull, KiteEdge and Rungway.



We will also be announcing the exciting firms who will be joining us for Engine’s cohort 4 as we continue to identify key solutions addressing the industry’s most pressing challenges.


Join us at EmTech Futures to be a part of the discussion on the future of FinTech for the investment management community. Don’t miss out, register today!

12:00-12:10 Engine Welcoming Remarks
Chris Cummings, Chief Executive, The Investment Association


12:15-12:35 Presentation
Bim Afolami, MP


12:40-13:00 Keynote Presentation
The Lord Mayor of the City of London, William Russell


13:05-13:25 Sustainable Investing and the integration and execution of the use of ESG data
Leon Saunders Calvert, Head of Research & Portfolio Management, London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)


13:25-13:40 Networking break


13:40-14:00 Presentation: Cloud Enabled Digital Transformation
Richard Caven, Lead Financial Services Specialist, Amazon Web Services (AWS)


14:05-14:10 Cohort intro
Gillian Painter, Head of Membership and Engine, The Investment Association


14:10-14:50 Networking with cohorts


14:55-15:25 Panel Discussion: Innovation and Transformation within Investment management, what is the true picture and where do we need to focus?
Chair: Miranda Seath, Head of Market Insight, The Investment Association

Siobhan Clarke, Chair of Engine Advisory Panel, Head of International Investment Operations, M&G Investments

Steven Hunter, CEO, 9Fin

Marie Dzanis, Head of Asset Management in EMEA, Northern Trust Asset Management


15:25-15:20 Engine Closing Remarks
Gillian Painter, Head of Membership and Engine, The Investment Association

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