4th annual ETFGI Global ETFs Insights Summit - Europe & MEA

London Stock Exchange, 10 Paternoster Square, London, England, EC4M 7LS

In person 


June 14 - day 1 - In person - Educational credits and free for IFAs and institutional investors – spaces are allocated on a first come basis as spaces are limited. All sessions will be recorded. Attendees will receive access to virtual event content on day 2.

June 15 - day 2 - Virtual panel discussions on our virtual event platform.


Register to join the discussions at our 3rd annual ETFGI Global ETFs Insights Summit - EMEA. The summit is designed to provide the opportunity for traders, portfolio managers, and advisors at buyside institutional investor and financial advisors to examine how ETFs are being traded, selected, and used and hear about the most current regulatory, index, product trends: active, bitcoin, crypto, ESG, Thematic and trading developments that are impacting investors.

This event will bring together leaders from across the ETF industry, including ETF sponsors, exchanges, broker-dealers, institutional investors, regulators, and other market participants.

If you can't attend on the day, register anyway and you'll receive recordings of all the sessions.

🎧 All sessions are recorded and you will also receive access to last year's session recording

📚 CPD educational credits

🆓 Free registration for buy side institutional investors and financial advisors




*All times listed below are BST

SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 (DAY 1)

12:00 - 12:30 Exhibit Hall & Networking


12:30 – 12:40 Welcoming Remarks


12:40 - 13:00 Macro Investment Outlook   

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI    
Paul Jackson, Global Head of Asset Allocation Research, Invesco  

13:00 – 13:30 How are Investors Using Thematic ETFs   

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI    
Morgane Delledonne, Head of Investment Strategy, Europe, Global X ETFs  
Joy YangGlobal Head of Index Product ManagementMarketVector Indexes GmbH    


13:30 - 13:50 Moderated Discussion 

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI    
Catharine Dwyer, Senior Policy Advisor, Central Bank of Ireland 

13:50 – 14:10 The Future of Equity ETFs: “Scalable, Sustainable – Super Cheap?”  

Speaker: Dr. Valerio Schmitz-Esser, Managing Director & Head of Index Solutions, Credit Suisse Asset Management 


14:10 – 14:30 Qatar - The Investment Opportunity 

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI    
Mohsin Mujtaba, Director, Product and Market Development, Qatar Stock Exchange   


14:30 – 15:00 Trends in ESG Investing  

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI    
Anthony Harper, Head of Sustainable Finance, ETFs and Asset Managers, Euroclear 
Andrea Semino, Senior Product Specialist, Credit Suisse Asset Management    
Gareth Parker
, Chief Indexing Officer & Head of Governance Services, Morningstar Indexes  


15:00 - 15:30 Exhibit Hall & Networking


15:30 – 16:00 Trends in Crypto – Digital Indices and Products  

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI    
Martin Leinweber, Digital Asset Product Strategist, MarketVector Indexes GmbH 
Quynh Tran-Thanh
, Product Manager, Chainalysis 


16:00 – 16:20 How the ETF Industry in Israel is Evolving  

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI    
Adv. Offir Eyal, Director of International Affairs and Business Development Dep., Israel Securities Authority  


16:20 - 16:50 How Institutions and Financial Advisors are Selecting and Using ETFs 

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI    
Mark Northway, Investment Manager, Sparrows Capital 
Eamonn Prendergast, Director & Financial Adviser, Palantir Financial Planning  
Weixu Yan
, Investment Director, Close Brothers Asset Management  


16:50 - 17:20 Industry Leaders Outlook  

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI    
Marie Dzanis, CEO, Northern Trust Global Investments Management    
Hetal Patel, Senior Manager - Exchange Traded Products, Capital Markets, London Stock Exchange Group  
Tobias Sproehnle
, Head of Indexes, Europe, Morningstar Indexes  

17:20 - 17:30 Closing Remarks


SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 (DAY 2)


10:30 - 11:00 Exhibit Hall & Networking

10:50 – 11:00 Welcoming Remarks

11:00 – 11:30 Fireside Chat: How a Consolidated Tape Could Contribute to the Development of ETFs in the EU

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Tilman Lueder, Head of Securities Markets unit – DG FISMA, European Commission

11:30 – 12:00 Overview of the ETF Landscape in the United Arab Emirates

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Sherif Salem, CIO - Public Markets, Chimera Capital
Joseph El Am, General Manager – MENA, StashAway

12:00 – 12:30 Overview of the ETF Landscape in Qatar

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Todd Gibson, Partner, K&L Gates
Akber Khan, Senior Director – Asset Management, Al Rayan Investment
Mohsin Mujtaba, Director, Product and Market Development, Qatar Stock Exchange 
Talal Samhouri, Portfolio Manager, Aventicum

12:30 – 13:00 Exhibit Hall & Networking

13:00 – 13:30 Hot Regulatory Topics Impacting ETFs in the US and Europe

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Georgia Bullitt, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Henrietta de Salis, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

13:30 – 14:00 Regulatory Issues Impacting ETF Trading and Market Structure

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Gunjan Chauhan, Global Head of ETF Capital Markets & Strategic Partners SPDR ETF Business, State Street Global Advisors
Keshava Shastry, CFA, Global Head of Capital Markets, DWS Xtrackers 


14:00 - 14:15 Overview of the ETF Landscape in Saudi Arabia  

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI   
Mark Makepeace, CEO, Wilshire


14:15 – 14:45 Trends in the ETF Industry in Europe and MEA  

Speaker: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  

14:45 – 15:00 Closing Remarks


SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 (DAY 3)


11:30 - 12:30 Exhibit Hall & Networking

12:30 – 13:00 Fireside Chat

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Martin Moloney, Secretary General, IOSCO


13:00 – 13:30 Overview of the ETF Landscape in South Africa

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Tobie van Heerden, CEO, 10X Investments
Michael Mgwaba, Head of Exchange Traded Products, Markets Absa CIB
Nerina Visser, ETF Strategist, etfSA Portfolio Management Company


13:30 - 14:00 Overview of the ETF Landscape in Africa

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Tiaan Bazuin, Chief Executive Officer, Namibian Stock Exchange
Kopano Bolokwe, Head of Product Development, Botswana Stock Exchange
Duma Mxenge, Business Development Manager, Satrix
Nerina Visser, ETF Strategist, etfSA Portfolio Management Company

14:00 – 14:30 Exhibit Hall & Networking


14:30 – 15:00 Hot Topics Impacting Index Providers 

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Rick Redding, CEO, Index Industry Association
John Davies, Non-Executive Director and Former Global Head of ETP’s, S&P Global

15:00 – 15:30 Women in ETFs – Managing Career Transitions

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Mandy Chiu, CFA, Head of Product, Tabula Investment Management
Olga de Tapia, 
Global Head of ETFs & Indexing Sales, HSBC Asset Management

15:30 – 16:00 Regulatory Consultations Impacting ETFs

Moderator: Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI  
Stacy Fuller, Partner, K&L Gates
Brian Higgins, Partner, Dillon Eustace

16:00 – 16:10 Closing Remarks





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