Global Conference 2017

The risk of short-termism has been a focus of discussion since the 2008 financial crisis, yet little has been done to remedy the situation. In a recent survey of public and private pension plans and sovereign-wealth fund managers, respondents overwhelmingly agreed that while the ability to invest long term is an advantage, they lack the necessary implementation strategies or tools to succeed.

  • How can institutional investors reorient their portfolio strategies and management practices to emphasize long-term value?
  • Will their example promote a long-term mindset along the investment value chain?
  • What role can private investors play in advancing healthcare and infrastructure?
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Moderator

Colin le Duc

Founding Partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Growth Equity, Generation Investment Management

Speakers

Brian Gildea

Managing Director, Investment Officer, Hamilton Lane

Steven Goulart

Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, MetLife

Jingdong Hua

Vice President and Treasurer, International Finance Corp.

Jean Hynes

Senior Managing Director, Managing Partner, and Portfolio Manager, Wellington Management

Arif Naqvi

Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group


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