2nd Annual Systematic Investment Symposium

26th Sep - 27th Sep 2017
Jumeirah Carlton Tower

The Systematic Investment Symposium offers and off-the-record meeting between Europe's biggest investors in QUANT-based strategies and experts from the asset management community. Through case studies, presentations of the very latest research, and working groups, the audience will expand their knowledge and understanding of how QUANT strategies deliver sustainable returns.

Advisory Board

We are grateful to the following asset owners for their advice and input on the agenda and content for our events:

Kari Vatanen, Head of Cross Assets and Allocation, Varma, Finland
Duncan Moir, Investment Manager, Alternatives, Aberdeen
Gerben De Zwart, Head of Quant Equities, APG, The Netherlands
Ramon Tol, Fund Manager Equities, Blue Sky Group, Netherlands
Jeremy Bryant, Investment Consultant, Willis Towers Watson, UK
Alex Neve, Director of Fixed Income, Univest, The Netherlands
Doug Clark, Principal, Portfolio Management, BT Pension Scheme Management, UK
Peter Wallach, Head of Pension Fund, Merseyside Pension Fund, UK
Kenneth Winther, Senior Vice President, TRYG, Denmark
Bjorn Kvarnskog, Head of Equities, Future Fund, Australia
Simon Garfield, Senior Portfolio Advisor, Aksia, UK
Mike Jensen, Chief Investment Officer, Local Pensions Partnership, UK
Toby Goodworth, Head of Risk and Diversifying Strategies, bfinance, UK
James Duberly, Director of Pensions Investments, BBC Pension Trust, UK
Chetan Ghosh, Chief Investment Officer, Centrica Pension Schemes, UK
Roy Kuo, Head of Alternative Strategies, Church Commissioners for England, UK
John St Hill, Principal Portfolio Management, NEST, UK
Lars Hougaard Nielsen, Portfolio Manager, ATP, Denmark
Magdalena Hogberg, Quantitative Analyst, AP4, Sweden


Those involved in allocating to, designing, and implementing quant or systematic investment strategies find their skills in unprecedented demand by investors. As returns across portfolios have faltered since the global financial crisis, ever more investors have begun to investigate the smart beta revolution, factor based investing and systematic strategies in general. This two day conference brought together those involved in these strategies for high level debate and presentations on the latest thinking in this field.

Download the 2017 agenda

Download the 2016 agenda.


Jumeirah Carlton Tower

1 Cadogan Pl
London, SW1X 9PY
United Kingdom

A beacon of British style and sophistication, Jumeirah Carlton Tower is a renowned five star hotel in central London. ... Located on Sloane Street in the heart of Knightsbridge, this luxury hotel is one of the best hotels in London and boasts 216 guest rooms including 58 suites.



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For more information or general enquiry, please contact:

Alex Beveridge

+44 (0) 207 303 1742

For Asset Owners interested in being invited, please contact:

Sara Hegan

Investor Relations Manager – UK and Ireland
+44 (0) 207 303 1707

For Asset Managers interested in sponsoring the Symposium, please contact:

Stefanie Sables

Executive Director - Europe
+44 (0) 207 303 1712