Upcoming Events


2021

30 September

Portfolio Institutional: ESG Club Webinar

Chandra Gopinathan, Senior Investment Manager, will be participating in the ‘Capturing Carbon’ panel at Portfolio Institutional’s ESG Club Webinar on 30 September.

1 October

PLSA, Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Conference, LOOKING AHEAD – THE ROAD TO NET ZERO

Chandra Gopinathan, Senior Investment Manager, will be participating in the ‘Climate Change – Our Journey to Net-Zero’ panel at Border to Coasts Pensions Partnership Conference on 1 October.

7 October

BVCA Summit, HOW WILL THE INDUSTRY NEED TO REPORT ON CLIMATE? & ESG: MEASURING AND REPORTING

Michael Marshall, Head of Sustainable Ownership, will be participating in the BVCA Summit on 7 October.

12 October

PLSA, AC21 – WHY DOES CLIMATE RISK MATTER TO PENSION SCHEMES

Chandra Gopinathan, Senior Investment Manager, will be participating in the ‘Why does climate risk matter to pension schemes?’ panel at PLSA’s AC21 event on 12 October.

3 November

ICGN Global Virtual Summit

Caroline Escott, Senior Investment Manager, will be participating in the ICGN Global Virtual Summit on 3 November.

Past Events


26 November 2019

ICGN 2019, GLOBAL STEWARDSHIP FORUM, LONDON   

Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, participated in a panel on “Aligning asset manager incentives with performance.”

28-30 October 2019

European Pensions & Investments Summit, Amsterdam 

Andrea Ash, Investment Director at RPMI Railpen, gave a presentation on innovation in investing.

28 October 2019

DIVEST OR ENGAGE? STRATEGIES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTING CONFERENCE, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE    

Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, participated in a session on ‘coordinated engagements’.

23 October 2019

WORLD PENSION SUMMIT, THE HAGUE   

Michelle Ostermann, Chief Fiduciary Officer at Railpen, participated in a panel discussion: Generating long-term, sustainable financial returns as markets return to ‘normal’.

17 October 2019

PENSIONS AND LIFETIME SAVINGS ASSOCIATION (PLSA) ANNUAL CONFERENCE, MANCHESTER

Michelle Ostermann, Chief Fiduciary Officer at Railpen, participated in a panel discussion entitled ‘Views on world-class DB schemes’.

26-27 September 2019

IPE REAL ASSETS AND INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE, BRUSSELS 

Ted Jennings, Investment Director at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion on the ‘evolution of the infrastructure asset class’.

20 June 2019

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR SUMMIT, LONDON  

John Greaves, Head of Investment Strategy at Railpen, participated in a panel discussing ‘Moving to cash flow driven investing’.

6 June 2019

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR FIXED INCOME SUMMIT  

Rachit Sharma, Investment Director at Railpen, presented the key note speech: Changing approaches to fixed income: getting the right mix of active and passive, internal and external management.

5 June 2019

ALTERNATIVE CREDIT COUNCIL GLOBAL SUMMIT 2019 

Andrea Ash, Investment Director at Railpen, discussed ‘Taking advantage of disruption and managing risk’ with Lindsey McMurray, Managing Partner, Pollen Street Capital.

5 June 2019

INVESTORS, FIRMS AND ESG CONFERENCE 

Richard Williams, Chief Investment Officer at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion on ‘ESG conversations: What investors are telling firms’.

4 June 2019

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR PENSION MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION FORUM, VANCOUVER 

Michelle Ostermann, Chief Fiduciary Officer at Railpen, presented as part of the following session: ‘Fiduciary Management – Quo Vadis?’

22 May 2019

THE INVESTOR FORUM, LONDON 

Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, participated in a panel on “The Four Dialogues – how Investors and Companies engage on Governance”.

7 March 2019

PENSIONS AND LIFETIME SAVINGS ASSOCIATION

Victoria Bell, Director of Trustee Accounting at Railpen, presented on cost transparency as part of the ‘A Transparent World’ session.

30 January 2019

UK & IRELAND ALTERNATIVES SUMMIT – SURREY

Joackim Karlsson, Investment Manager at Railpen, participated in a panel discussion on ‘How to Invest in Disruptive Trends to Generate Future Returns’.

4 & 5 December 2019

IPE CONFERENCE & AWARDS 2018 – DUBLIN

Richard Williams, Chief Investment Officer at Railpen presented at the IPE Conference 2018.

14 November 2018

DEUTSCHE BANK EUROPEAN RISK PREMIA CONFERENCE

Steve Artingstall, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, participated in a panel discussion on ‘Current Views and 2019 Outlook for Risk Premia’.

6 November 2018

AQR ASSET MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE – INSIGHT SUMMIT

Steve Artingstall, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, participated in a panel which discussed ‘Behavioural Biases in Asset Allocation and Manager Selection’.

5-8 November 2018

WEBSUMMIT – VENTURE, LISBON

Paul Bishop, Railpen’s Head of Private Markets, hosted a panel on ‘First time venture capital funds’ and participated in a panel which discussed ‘Assets owners investing in venture capital’.

30 October – 1 November 2018

WORLD PENSION SUMMIT – THE HAGUE

Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager in Railpen’s Sustainable Ownership team, spoke about Innovation & Security at a session organised by the PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment).

Paul Bishop, Head of Private Markets at Railpen, co-presented a Case Study on Capital Constellation.

11 October 2018

UK & IRELAND INSTITUTIONAL FORUM – LONDON

Rachit Sharma, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, spoke at the UK & Ireland Institutional Forum.

20 June 2018

FINANCIAL TIMES FACTOR INVESTING

Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion on quantitative investing and technology.

25 April 2018

PEWIN EVENT – LONDON

Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in this Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN) Event. Sweta spoke about the ‘Evolving Roles of Private Credit vs Private Equity in Investment Programs’.

15 March 2018

CONFERENCE – LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE

Paul Nathan, Chief Operating Officer at Railpen, spoke at a conference at the London Stock Exchange. The conference was called ‘Dealing in a post-MIFID II world – is outsourcing an option?’.

27 February 2018

SUPER RETURN INTERNATIONAL – BERLIN

Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion ‘What are LPs discussing today, what are their major concerns, where are they putting their distributions to work and why?’

31 January 2018

PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTING (PRI) WEBINAR

Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager in Railpen’s Sustainable Ownership team, took part in a Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) webinar on the FRC’s UK Corporate Governance Code consultation.

12 December 2017

MASTERING STEWARDSHIP: THE ALPHA EDGE

CFA SOCIETY OF THE UK – LONDON

Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, presented a workshop on case studies of engagement in practice with Jamie Rosser, Investment Manager at Railpen, at an event convened by the CFA Society of the UK. They reflected on their work in Railpen’s Sustainable Ownership team, and Jocelyn joined a panel to discuss broader stewardship topics.

29 November 2017

ASFA CONFERENCE – SYDNEY

Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, spoke as part of the session ‘Investment lessons – a peer study’ at this international pensions conference.

14 November 2017

11TH ANNUAL GLOBAL PENSION SYMPOSIUM – TOKYO

Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, presented ‘Becoming a World Class Asset Owner: RPMI Railpen’s Journey’ at this international pensions conference.

3 November 2017

ALTINVEST 2017 CONFERENCE – ZURICH

Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in the panel discussion for a session called ‘Alternative Risk Premia for Pensions’.

27 October 2017

THE QUANT CONFERENCE – LONDON

Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, presented on ‘Alternative data and its usefulness’.

12 October 2017

BVCA SUMMIT – LONDON

Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion at this event. The session was called ‘The Darwinian evolution of the mid-market – where is the mid-market succeeding?’ The BVCA Summit is the largest Private Markets conference in the UK.

26 September 2017

AIMA CANADA INVESTOR FORUM

Craig Heron, Deputy Investment Director at Railpen, presented as part of a panel discussion on Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management at this international investment conference.

14 September 2017

THINKING AHEAD INSTITUTE ROUND TABLE – NEW YORK – USA

Ciarán Barr, Investment Director at Railpen, took part in this round table event discussing ‘The asset owners of tomorrow’.

14 September 2017

CAPITAL CREATION – MONTE CARLO

Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, spoke at this Specialist Private Equity event. Sweta’s presentation was called ‘The economics of the LP/GP relationship – what new partnership strategies achieve alpha in a successful and cost effective manner?’

12 September 2017

ISS LONDON BRIEFING

Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion on how investors integrate ESG factors into their investment strategies. The event was organised by ISS a provider of corporate governance research.

6 September 2017

EPFIF INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR – OXFORD

Craig Heron, Deputy Investment Director at Railpen, presented a case study on the Railways Pension Scheme as part of the UK Pensions Market session at this international pension fund investment forum.

4 September 2017

GOLDMAN SACHS ANNUAL QUANT CONFERENCE

Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in the panel discussion for a session called ‘Limitations of Machine Learning and AI in Finance – A practitioner overview’.

27 July 2017

EUROPEAN PENSION INVESTMENT FUND FORUM

Victoria Bell, Director of Trustee Accounting at Railpen, presented a case study on improving transparency on costs and fees.

3 May 2017

CAIA/BLACKROCK PANEL ON PRIVATE DEBT

Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion at this event focussed on Direct Lending investment strategies.

6 April 2017

QUANTUM LEAP 2017 – LONDON

Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion at this event which was organised by Quoniam, a quantitative investment management firm.

10 March 2017

PLSA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE – EDINBURGH 

Chris Hitchen, RPMI Railpen’s CEO, took part in a panel discussion ‘Breaking the mirror image’ about the PLSA’s campaign to ensure governance boards become more diverse. You can view the panel discussion here.

10 March 2017

PLSA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE – EDINBURGH

Ciarán Barr, Investment Director at Railpen, took part in a panel called ‘Facing the headwinds: investors and the economic outlook’.

9 March 2017

PLSA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE – EDINBURGH

Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, took part in the panel discussion ‘Getting Better Outcomes’ which followed the Chair of the DB Taskforce presenting their recommendations.

2 March 2017

PORTFOLIO INSTITUTIONAL GOVERNANCE LIQUIDITY CONFERENCE – LONDON

Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, took part in the panel discussion.

7 December 2016

INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE NETWORK (ICGN)

IIRC CONFERENCE 2016 – LONDON

Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, took part in a panel discussion called ‘Investor View: assessing a company’s long-term objectives and performance’.

15 November 2016

ENGAGED INVESTOR PROFESSIONAL TRUSTEE SUMMIT

Victoria Bell ACA, Railpen’s Director of Trustee Accounting, took part in a panel discussion called ‘Achieving cost transparency in pensions’.

12 October 2016

30% CLUB INVESTOR GROUP ROUNDTABLE EVENT

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE

Railpen’s CEO Chris Hitchen and Deborah Gilshan, Head of Sustainable Ownership at Railpen, attended the event. The event was held to launch a Statement of Intent by investors to consider diversity issues in their active ownership and stewardship work including voting. Railpen has endorsed the statement. Chris participated in the roundtable discussion.

6 October 2016

BVCA SUMMIT 2016

Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion called ‘Small and medium sized businesses, outsized returns?’

20 September 2016

UNIGESTION INVESTMENT CONFERENCE

Steve Artingstall, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, spoke at Unigestion’s Investment Conference. Steve’s presentation was called ‘Adopting Factor Investing.’