Speakers at IPARM Southeast Asia

  • Shaji Chandrasenan
    Director, Financial Risk, Specialist Risk Supervision Division
    Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
    Tiraneh Tehranchian
    Chief Risk Officer
    Matrix Group
    Trevor Persaud
    Chairman – RIPS Asia Pacific
    GIPS Council
  • Rajen Doshi
    Chief Risk Officer
    IndiaFirst Life Insurance
    Addy Suhut
    Co-Head, Analytics & Risk
    AmInvestment Management
    Miodrag Janjusevic
    Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer
    SAIL Advisors
  • Nico Nicoletti
    Head of Risk Management
    EIP
    Sam Chung
    Professor of Finance
    Long Island University (USA)
    Gregory Robinson-Kok
    Chief Executive Officer
    Vietcombank Fund Management
  • Aparna Nirgude
    Senior Vice President & Chief Risk Officer
    SBI Funds Management
    Madhu Gayer
    Senior Vice President and Regional Head (Asia Pacific) of Investment Risk and Analytics
    Northern Trust
    Peter Dobson
    Director – Risk
    Basis
  • Joseph Cherian
    Professor of Finance (Practice)
    NUS Business School Director
    Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI)
By far, IPARM is the industry’s best conference for discussion of issues related to performance measurement and risk with an Asian touch
– NTUC Income Co-Operative

Ensuring competitive edge through effective performance and risk management of your investments

Investment Performance Analysis and Risk Management (IPARM) has established itself as the industry’s must-attend meeting after successfully bringing together risk and performance practitioners from across Asia over the past years. This event focuses on the current issues and latest strategies for performance and risk management dedicated to asset/fund managers, institutional investors, insurance companies and private banks.



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    What are the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®)? Initially GIPS were born out of the frustration of pension fund trustee’s inability to differentiate between good and bad asset managers in the mid 1980s. Download Carl Bacon's Whitepaper on the Global Investment Performance Standards here.

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    Managing liquidity risks remain a major challenge for 2011
    A. K. Sridhar, Chief Investment Officer for IndiaFirst Life Insurance speaks to Finance IQ Editor on the current challenges facing the investment performance and risk management sector in Asia. He also explains the risks in alternative investments and their valuation and price discovery. Download the article

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    Limited size and depth of the market contribute to increased liquidity risk
    Tiraneh Tehranchian, Chief Risk Officer of the Matrix Group speaks to Finance IQ Editor Bryan Camoens on the legal, regulatory landscape and the meaningful measurement of risk is transparency. Download the article

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    Research - Asian risk management sector set to feel the impact of global regulatory changes A survey with 3,300 investment performance and risk management professionals showed that 64.7 percent of the respondents face a challenge in compiling performance measurement & attribution for alternative assets Almost half of the respondents polled Download the article

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    What are the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®)? Initially GIPS were born out of the frustration of pension fund trustee’s inability to differentiate between good and bad asset managers in the mid 1980s. Download the article


Topics that will be discussed at IPARM Southeast Asia include:

  • GIPS – overview of the latest version and updates to be anticipated
  • Implementing an effective counterparty risk management framework
  • Developing approaches to manage investment risks in emerging markets
  • Formulating strategies to measure and manage market risk today
  • Managing risks in a fast evolving market from an insurance company’s perspective
  • Multi-asset class risk management and performance analysis
  • Managing liquidity risk for an investment fund
  • Determining and managing risks for UCITS III hedge funds
  • Examining effective approaches to fixed income risk management

Key highlights of IPARM Southeast Asia include:

  • Focused sessions that will address today’s key concerns: fixed income risk and performance management, alternative assets portfolio analytics and liquidity risk management
  • Panel discussions that will gather market leaders to share their perspectives on managing investment risks in emerging markets and generating risk and performance reports
  • Case studies on hedge fund risk management, portfolio oversight and market risk management
  • Southeast Asia’s largest gathering for performance and risk practitioners, and leading solutions providers to discuss the latest strategies and solutions for enhancing performance and risk management
  • Exclusivity: the only event in Southeast Asia that addresses the performance and risk management needs of asset/fund managers, insurance companies, private banks, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds in the region

Don’t miss these expert-led masterclass and workshops!

Pre-conference Masterclass: Multi-asset class performance attribution
15 August 2011, 0830 - 1430
Join Carl Bacon, Chairman of GIPS Executive Committee, as he leads this masterclass that will cover the latest performance measurement standards and advanced performance attribution for multi-asset class portfolios.

Workshop A: Practical approaches for liquidity risk stress testing and scenario analysis
15 August 2011, 1500 - 1800
Find out more about liquidity stress testing and scenario analysis as Puah Ser Sze, Director of Investment Services at Towers Watson addresses key aspects including setting stress test limits according to your institution’s requirement, liquidity risk stress test frameworks and determining scenarios.

Workshop B: Risk Measurement and Management for Traditional and Alternative Investments, Quantitative vs. Qualitative
18 August 2011, 0900 – 1200
Dr. Sam Y. Chung, Professor of Finance at Long Island University will share his expertise on alternative investments through two separate workshops that will focus on risk management and performance analysis.

Workshop C: Performance Measurement and Attribution for Alternative Investments
18 August 2011, 1400 – 1700
By Dr. Sam Y. Chung, Professor of Finance, Long Island University

Thank you to all participants of the IPARM Southeast Asia 2011 survey!

Congratulations to Mr. Teo Mon Kean, Head of Risk and Performance, Lion Global Investors Limited for winning a complimentary pass to IPARM Southeast Asia 2011.

A survey recently conducted with 3,300 investment performance and risk management professionals showed that 64.7 percent of the respondents face a challenge with performance measurement & attribution for alternative investments while half of the respondents who polled also felt that risk management in this area is another hurdle that they are facing at the moment.

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Download the full report here to see the complete results from this survey.

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