Join asset owners, asset managers and investment industry thought leaders and experts at Mercer’s Global Investment Forum in Europe.

Mercer’s Global Investment Forums convene the investment community and thought leaders from around the world to discuss pressing topics at the forefront of investors’ minds, including the impact of climate change, alternative investments, AI and managing portfolios through volatility.

Each event offers a day of main sessions, specialist streams and panel discussions, keynote address and networking opportunities. Attendance is complimentary for asset owners and clients*, but spaces are limited so we invite you to secure your seat today.


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

Penny Aitken, European Leader Hedge Funds Research

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

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’Sulivan, CIO Europe


Marieke de Roo, Regional Commercial Leader, Financial Institutions Group

Rupert Watson, Global Head of Macro

Ronan O’Gara, Former professional rugby player from Ireland

Orla Aherne, Senior Investment Consultant

Paul Kenny, Wealth Leader, Ireland

Thursday, 21 March

Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from June 2007 to May 2010

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

Francesco Martorana, CIO, Generali

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

Jose Vidrago, CIO, IGF



Mick Dempsey, President, Wealth


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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Which attendee are you?

For the purposes of the Forum, an asset owner is a client or contact of Mercer who is an executive, board member or other key decision-maker of a retirement plan, wealth management firm, insurer, endowment, foundation, government agency or similar entity. Invited asset owners do not have to pay registration fee.

The asset manager registration fee for this event is 14,500 USD for one attendee. Registration includes attendance at the asset manager briefing, attendance at the networking opportunities, main presentations and breakout sessions, up to five virtual 30 minute one-to-one sessions, opportunities to make new professional connections with hundreds of other attendees and all session materials after the event.

Global members have a secured seat at all five events. If you have purchased a global membership for the Global Investment Forums 2024 programme, you can register as a global forum member. Please contact us if you are not sure of your status or click here to sign up for a global membership.

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