InvestmentEurope is delighted to announce the return of Pensionskassenforum is taking place on 14 November 2019, where 30 to 50 high-ranking cadres from Switzerland's 150 largest Pensionskassen, Collective Investment Schemes and Collective Foundation (BVG) will meet at the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich.
The event offers professionals the best contacts and will discuss topics in the financial and pension industry. The focus is on the exchange of opinions and experiences. The knowledge presented there should lead to new solutions.
Sabine Döbeli, director, Swiss Sustainable Finance; Philipp Aerni, director, Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability; Marco Betti, head, Valitas Sammelstiftung and Christoph Ryter, head, Migros Pensionskasse will be taking part in the second round of panel discussion. They will debate on how to circumvent pitfalls and what ESG investment is really about.
Döbeli is managing director of Swiss Sustainable Finance, Zürich. Previously, she was head of Sustainability at Vontobel, where she coordinated group-wide sustainability management and the provision of sustainable investments. She set up an internal sustainability research team at Zürcher Kantonalbank and participated in the launch of various sustainable investment products.
Aerni is director of the Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS), an associated institute of the University of Zurich. He is also a lecturer at the University of Zurich, the ETH Zurich and the University of Basel.
Ryter began his professional career in 1988 at a Swiss life insurance company in the mathematics department. Later, he worked as a pension insurance expert at a pension fund advisory firm. In 1999 he moved to Alusuisse and from 2002 was managing director of the pension funds Alcan Switzerland. On 1 January 2010, he took over the management of the Migros Pension Fund, one of the largest pension funds in Switzerland with assets of CHF 24bn and around 81,000 insured persons.
From 2007 to 2016, Ryter was also president of the Swiss Pension Fund Association ASIP, which has 1,050 pension plans with approximately 2.5 million policyholders and assets of around CHF400bn.
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