27 May 2021

The Investment Association Annual Conference 2021

Racing to the Top: how to keep the UK a leading global centre for investment management

Thursday 1st July 2021

The Investment Association is pleased to invite you to its fourth flagship Annual Conference on 1st July.

This year's conference theme is international competitiveness: how our industry must adapt over the next decade to retain and build upon its place as a leading global destination for investment management.

The conference will consider how to promote the UK’s current strengths to savers and investors around the world, and the steps that industry and government could take to build on them.

We are excited to announce we will be joined by:

  • Stephen Bird, Chief Executive, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Siobhan Clarke, Head of International Investment Operations, M&G Investments
  • Anneliese Dodds MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Julia Hoggett, incoming CEO, London Stock Exchange
  • Anita Kimber, UK Digital and Innovation Leader, EY
  • Sheldon Mills, Executive Director, Consumers, and Competition, FCA
  • Stephanie Pfeifer, CEO, IIGCC
  • Almorò Rubin de Cervin, Head of Unit - International Affairs Department for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
  • Mark Versey, CEO, Aviva Investors
  • Karen Ward, Chief Market Strategist EMEA, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • Sally Wong, CEO, Hong Kong Investment Funds Association
  • Dr Linda Yueh, Fellow in Economics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University & Adjunct Professor of Economics, London Business School
  • ...and many more to come

This UK investment management industry event will bring together an influential audience of Chief Executives and senior management from investment firms, alongside senior politicians and policymakers. The conference is designed for individuals from across the investment management sector who need to stay abreast of market and environmental developments at a strategic level.

We look forward to welcoming you to our virtual Annual Conference in July. 

Thursday 1st July 2021

09.00 - 16.30hrs

Call details will be sent to attendees by the Investment Association ahead of the call

This webinar is open to all AREF Fund, Affiliate, Associate and Investor member firms (view our list of members here). 
AREF members have been given a discounted rate of £399+VAT to attend - Please quote 'AREF Member' when you book. 


For more information and to book please click here, or email Laurie.williams@theia.org