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

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.


Tuesday, July 23

Wednesday, July 24

  • Cathy Hales, Wealth Leader Pacific  

  • Nick White, Global Strategic Research Director
  • Kylie Willment, Chief Investment Officer, Pacific

  • Andrew McDougall, Global Head of Multi-Asset 

Breakout sessions, choose between:

  • Paul Cavalier, Global Head of Fixed Income,
  • Rich Dell, Global Head of Equities
  • Shannon Reilly, Head of Equities, Pacific
  • Sue Wang, Head of Public Markets, Pacific 
  • Jemma Beattie, Strategic Investment Advice Leader (moderator)

  • Rebecca Jacques Wealth Management Head of Portfolio Solutions, Pacific

  • Harry Liem, Global Head of Capital Markets
  • Nicholas Martin, Head of Strategic Risk, Marsh
  • Rich Nuzum, Global Chief Investment Strategist
  • Linda van Tonder, Senior Investment Consultant (moderator)

Breakout sessions, choose between:

  • David Scobie, New Zealand Head of Consulting
  • Denis Walsh, Insurance Client Segment Lead
  • Craig Hughes (moderator)

  • Sarika Goel, Global Head of Sustainable Investment Research
  • Arti Prasad, Pacific Client Leader, Sustainable Investment
  • Claire Tan, Sustainable Investment Consultant
  • Helga Birgden, Global Chair, Sustainable Investment (moderator)
Breakout sessions, choose between:

  • Rebekah Dunn, Endowment and Foundation Client Segment Leader
  • Nick White, Global Strategic Research Director

  • Richard Dunn, Senior Investment Consultant
  • Tim Jenkins, Superannuation Consulting Leader
  • David Knox, Policy and Research Leader, Pacific

  • John Humphries , Investment Technology Leader, Pacific
  • Maggie Mueller, Investment Research Specialist 

  • Simon Eagleton, Investments Leader, Pacific

  • Mick Dempsey, President, Wealth


Location and Hotel

Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

We look forward to welcoming clients and asset managers in person in Sydney.

Venue:Hyatt Regency Sydney,

161 Sussex Street,

Sydney, New South Wales,

Australia, 2000

+61 2 8099 1234

Hotel website

Located adjacent to Darling Harbour in Sydney's Central Business District (CBD), the Hyatt Regency Sydney is a haven of relaxation for the business or leisure traveller. As Sydney's largest premium hotel, Hyatt Regency Sydney boasts 888 guestrooms, dining experiences and 3,700 sq m of flexible meeting and event space. We invite you to enjoy an unparalleled Australian getaway.

Hotel booking information

For your convenience, Mercer has reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency Sydney at a rate of AUD $380.00 which includes tax and Wi-Fi.  This rate is available until 1 July 2023.  Reservations made after this date will be based on hotel availability and at the prevailing rate. Hotel accommodation can be booked here.

Accommodation terms & conditions

Hotel room cancellations must be received by Saturday, 9 July 2023.  Failure to cancel prior to 9 July 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.

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The asset manager registration fee for this event is 12,350 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.

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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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