The actual impact of disruptive forces facing the institutional investment management industry is inherently uncertain. And its anticipated widespread implication for the future will demand long-term asset trustees, executives and directors put in place strategies and tactics to best position them to take advantage of the potential future and the changes that might be made to benefit — end savers and investors, asset owners, asset managers, the industry, and society.

Themed maximising risk-adjusted returns and impacts, Investment Masterclass for Trustees, Executives & Directors is designed to address the most critical issues facing Africa pension funds and other organisations in the business of collecting and managing long-term savings and investments. The programme achieves this by creating an immersive ecosystem that focuses on effective investment decisions, portfolio/asset allocation strategy and performance monitoring and reporting.


FOCUS Thematics

Developing a more efficient pension systems that can help towards increase ongoing savings contributions

The absence of available pooled investment vehicles and products that offer the diversification of risk

Facilitate a symbiotic relationship between pension systems and institutional investors

The creation of assets that should safely and sustainably fund our retirement goals

Amp-up the capacity and capability of boards, trustees and investment team to safely invest in unlisted assets


Maximising Risk-adjusted Returns And Impact

Enhance your ability to navigate emerging investment thematics and disruptive forces facing long-term asset owners and their managers. As well as emerging trends and strategies for pursuing better outcomes - for the end investors, the industry and society.


Programme Modules

The Economic And Financial Context

The Future Of Long-term Asset Management

Phi: The Hidden Variable In Investment Performance

Behavioural Finance: Concepts and Why It's Important

Investment Duties In Statement Of Investment Principles

Dynamic Portfolio Strategies For Pension Funds

Your Investment palette: Alternatives & Traditional Assets

Investment Risk Management

Sustainable (ESG, Impact Investing & Exclusion) Investing

Please note that the detailed masterclass programme and timetable will only be shared with the registered participants and select vetted potential participants.

The Impact


Personal Impact

Be part of the most comprehensive investment (traditional & alternative assets, sustainable investment) programme tailored for pension funds and other long-term asset owners and managers in Africa. Uniquely designed to combine the practical expertise of a practitioner-led faculty with professionals insight of guest speakers with extensive experience of working with Africa pension funds and insurers.


Organisational Impact

Position your organisation for maximum growth — with measurable impact for the end savers and investors, the industry, and society by taking advantage of the symbiotic relationship between pension systems (suppliers of savings) and institutional investors (investors of savings) by developing the capacity to create and manage assets that should safely and sustainably fund the retirement goals of African savers.

Be Part of It


Thought Leadership

A unique platform for pioneers and organisations that have shown leadership in institutional (pensions and insurers) investing to showcase content and thought leadership through corporate partnership. With a key focus on dynamic portfolio management, alternative asset investing - infrastructure, private equity and emerging strategies to position Africa pension funds for growth in a highly competitive market and changing demographics.

Who Attends


Target Audience

Investment Masterclass for Trustees, Executives & Directors is designed for senior management with the remit for strategic oversight of managing and keeping track investment strategy and portfolio performance. However, the programme is very relevant to senior investment professionals, investment analysts and advisors from pension schemes, sovereign and state investment funds,


Target Audience

The Faculty

Anne Cabot-Alletzhauser

Focus: The Future Of Institutional Investing & Statement Of Investment Principles.


Piet van der Merwe

Focus: Sustainable (ESG Integration, Impact Investing & Exclusion) Investing.


Ronald Chirochangu

Focus: Investment & Portfolio Risk Management for Pension Funds


Martina Macpherson

Focus: Sustainable (ESG Integration, Impact Investing & Exclusion) Investing.


Evan Gilbert

Focus: Portfolio Strategy, Traditional & Alternative Allocations & Investment Risk


James Brice

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Integration

guest speakerS TO BE CONFIRMED





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Upcoming Programmes

Private Structures for Equity & Debt Transactions


13 DEC 2019 | PORT LOUIS

Trustee Effectiveness for Pension Schemes



Investing Impact Capital In Nigeria


15—16 JUL 2020 | LAGOS