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Times are in Dublin local time (UTC -1)

Tuesday, 19 March

All attendees

Wednesday, 20 March

Mark McNulty, Europe Wealth Leader

 Jo Holden, Global Head of Investment Research and Consulting
Garvan McCarthy, Chief Investment Officer – EMEA and Asia

Andrew McDougall, Global Head of Multi-Asset
Deborah Wardle, Head of Portfolio Management, Delegated Solutions for UK, EMEA and Asia

Dame Ellen MacArthur, Circular economy advocate and Founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Nick White, Global Strategic Research Director


Choose between:

Rob Meaney, Senior Investment Consultant
Annabell Siem Mathiesen, Global Head of Sustainable Investment

Brian Henderson, Head of Sustainable Investments, UK
Catriona Wood, Sustainable Investment Solutions Specialist 

David Morrow, Insurance Proposition Leader, EMEA
Francesco Martorana, CIO, Generali

Choose between:

Suzanne Lubbe, European Leader Equities Research
Nick White, Global Strategic Research Director

Cian Hurley, Senior Investment Consultant
Caitriona MacGuinness, DC Market Leader
William Rooney, Chairman of Microsoft Ireland Pension, Microsoft 

Byron Evans, Director of Product, Artificial Intelligence 
Carmel Jordan, CEO Mercer Global Investment Management
Bev Sharp, Global Manager Research Leader
Choose between:

Tess Page, UK Wealth Strategy Leader
Boutros Thiery, Head of Investments, France

Julius Bendikas, European Head of Macro
Indira Sabitova, Portfolio Manager, Equities

Rich Dell, Global Head of Equities
Michel Meert, Senior Investment Consultant
Choose between:

Hill Gaston, UK Head of Impact
Matt Scott, Senior Strategic Investment Research Specialist

Carol Leonard, Investment Growth Leader
Ian McKinlay, Director, Pegasus Investment Services
Dave O’Sullivan, CIO Europe


Marieke de Roo, Regional Commercial Leader, Financial Institutions Group
Max Becker, Senior Multi Asset Analyst 

Ronan O’Gara, Head Coach, La Rochelle and former professional rugby player
Orla Aherne, Senior Investment Consultant

Paul Kenny, Wealth Leader, Ireland

Our evening continues with a short walk to the CHQ building for a dinner of delicious tasting stations and entertainment. Included in the experience is an opportunity to tour EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, located in the CHQ building.

Thursday, 21 March

Gordon Brown, The Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 
John Studzinski, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, PIMCO
Eimear Walsh, Head of Investments Europe

Rich Nuzum, Global Chief Investment Strategist

Niall O'Sullivan, Global Solutions Chief Investment Officer

Hooman Kaveh, Chief Investment Officer (moderator)

Francesco Martorana, CIO, Generali

Evelyn Ryder, Head of Multi-manager Investments, Bank of Ireland

Jose Vidrago, CEO/CIO, IGFSSC



Mick Dempsey, President, Wealth

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The Convention Centre Dublin (CDD)

Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay,

North Dock, Dublin 1

Venue website

The Samuel

Spencer Place, North Wall Quay

Dublin 1, D01 R9N4, Ireland

+353 1 556 7750

Hotel website

Overlooking the River Liffey, The Samuel Hotel is one of the newest hotels in Dublin city centre. The Samuel Hotel is within walking distance of many shops, restaurants and historic landmarks. Whether you are looking for an activity-packed city break, a romantic getaway or visiting the city on business, The Samuel Hotel is the perfect hotel for every occasion. The hotel boasts a fabulous chic bar & brasserie-style restaurant plus 4 state-of-art meeting rooms.

Hotel booking information

Hotel accommodation can be booked here. Mercer has reserved a block of hotel rooms at The Samuel Hotel at a rate of €199 per night for a deluxe double room or €229 per night for a deluxe king room. The rate includes tax and breakfast. The discounted rate is available until 26 February 2024. Reservations made after this date will be based on hotel availability and at the prevailing rate.

Accommodation Terms & Conditions

Hotel room cancellations must be received 21 days prior to your scheduled check-in date, the first night's stay will be charged as cancellation fee. Failure to cancel 21 days prior will result in being charged for the duration of your stay.

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