2022 Agenda

30th June

9:30

Registration and networking

9:50

Chair welcome address

Alice Murray, Editor, The Drawdown

10:00

Opening panel discussion
Championing ESG: The CFO’s greatest challenge

Moderator Andrew Stewart, Head of BD - UK and European Fund Services, Ocorian

Malcolm Goddard, CFO/COO, Zetland Capital
Alex Postlethwaite, Head of Finance, Queens Park Equity
Anne Sheedy, ESG Advisor, Bowmark Capital


10:30

Panel discussion
Keeping up with the ever-changing regulatory landscape

Moderator Andrew Poole, Director, ACA Group

Jenny Boyd, Head of Reporting and Compliance, Circularity Capital
Shauna Powell, Partner, N4 Partners
Karen Sands, COO, Hermes

11:00

Coffee break and networking

11:30

Case Study Sessions
Evolution of the CFO Role

Case Study 1 - Carried Interest and Remuneration
Steve Darrington, CFO, Phoenix Equity Partners

Case Study 2 - Succession Planning
Diana Meyel, CFO/COO, Cipio Partners

12:10

Panel Discussion
How to align expectations and needs for tech internally

Moderator: Amira Benslimane, Global Solutions – Private Markets Investments, Allvue Systems

Tom Cole, Managing Director - UK & Europe, Abacus Group
Niall O’Toole, Associate Director, Digital Transformation, InfraRed Capital Partners
Alex Postlethwaite, Head of Finance, Queens Park Equity

12:50

Lunch break and networking

14:00

Fireside Chat

Where can tech go from here?

Moderator: Alice Murray, Editor, The Drawdown

Jake Foster, Head of Legal and Product, Robin AI
Ash Hall, Senior Partner, Alpha FX


14:30

Interview

Exploring fund structuring models

Interviewer: Jan Gruter, Partner,Private Funds Group, Addleshaw Goddard

Interviewee: Malcolm Goddard, CFO/COO, Zetland Capital

14:50

Roundtables

  • Outsourcing: Tom Cole, Managing Director - UK & Europe, Abacus Group
  • Coaching High-Performers: Thomas Woodland, Executive Coach, Thomas Woodland & Associates
  • Fund Finance: Jean-Paul Peters, Founder and Managing Director, Kombit Consulting
15:45

Country Pursuits: Mini golf

17:30

Drinks reception

19:00

Dinner

1st July

10:00

Coffee and networking

10:30

Panel Discussion

Scaling the Finance Function

Moderator: Jean-Paul Peters, Founder and Managing Director, Kombit Consulting

Steve Darrington, CFO, Phoenix Equity Partners
Nick Latner, Finance Director, HG Capital
Diana Meyel, CFO/COO, Cipio Partners

11:10

Roundtables

  • Talent: Gail McManus, Founder, PER
  • Coaching High-Performers: Thomas Woodland, Executive Coach, Thomas Woodland & Associates
12:10

Farewell lunch and close of conference