Design your blueprint for resilience

Investment solutions ready for when you need them most
  • LIVE WEBCAST: 01 October 2020

  • Overview

    We believe that expert help is vital to keep pace with a changing world, to help capture potential opportunities and to position your portfolio for the future. Join us for our upcoming webinar, in partnership with (IPE), highlighting how a specialist partner can help you navigate a new world of transformational investment and implement bespoke solutions that allocate to long-term themes, including private markets, credit opportunities and ESG.

  • What’s on the agenda?

    Putting theory into practice
    Dan Melley, Head of UK fiduciary management, will explain what we mean by investment solutions and governance – and how we help our clients expand their budget for time, resources and expertise.


    Elevating the voice of asset owners
    Ashley Knight, who is currently representing Mercer as a fellow at the World Economic Forum, will talk about how Mercer, working with the World Economic Forum, is exploring a new world of transformational investment to design and implement solutions that convert global systemic risks into sustainable portfolios for our clients.


    Resolving your issues
    Nial O’Sullivan, EMEA & Asia Chief Investment Officer, will share how implementing bespoke solutions has helped investors, by allocating to long-term themes, including private markets, credit opportunities and ESG.

  • Speakers

    Dan Melley
    Head of UK fiduciary management

    Dan leads on commercial relationships and the implementation of Mercer’s fiduciary management distribution strategy in the UK, while also developing bespoke solutions for a wide range of clients. With more than 25 years’ experience across investment consulting, institutional asset management and business development, Dan is a key figure on both Mercer’s UK Growth Leadership and Investment Solutions European Leadership Committees. Dan started his Mercer career in New York in 1997 before transferring to London in 2000, where he worked until the end of 2014. During this time, he led the launch and development of Mercer’s UK fiduciary management business from inception to overseeing more than GBP 16,8bn in client assets. Dan then moved to Winton Capital Management and Putnam Investments before re-joining Mercer in February 2020.

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    Niall O’Sullivan
    Emea & Asia Chief Investment Officer

    Niall is responsible for the design, implementation and ongoing supervision of Mercer Investment Management's range of fund solutions, which are available to a wide variety of clients across Europe. He is also responsible for our Discretionary Management services. Niall joined Mercer in 2010 from QED in Dublin, where he had been focusing on solution-driven investment opportunities with banks and insurance companies. Prior to this, at Bank of Ireland Global Markets, he created derivative-based solutions along with developing the bank’s LDI product range and inflation-linked solutions. Niall earned a Gold Medal & First Class Honours in Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin, where he was also a Scholar of the College, along with an Honours MSc from Dublin City University in Investments and Treasury Management in which he finished in first place.

    Ashley Knight
    Fellow, World Economic Forum 

    Ashley is currently representing Mercer as a Fellow at the World Economic Forum in New York City, elevating the voice of the asset owner within the organisation. At Mercer, she was most recently responsible for North America’s private debt business and a member of the Sustainable Opportunities Investment Committee. Before taking on the private debt role, Ashley was based in Mercer's London office where she conducted due diligence on primary private equity and debt investments. Previously, she worked at Credit Suisse in Singapore as an alternatives product specialist for family offices across Southeast Asia and began her career at State Street Bank in Boston in its trading and fund solution businesses. Ashley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College where she graduated with honours.

Webcast details
  • Title: Design your blueprint for resilience

  • Date: 01 October 2020

  • Language: English

  • Time(in BST): 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM GMT

Webcast contact
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  • Mercer Webcasts Team