Upcoming Events


30 October – 1 November 2018
WORLD PENSION SUMMIT – THE HAGUE
Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager in Railpen’s Sustainable Ownership team, will be speaking on Innovation & Security at a session organised by the PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment).
Paul Bishop, Head of Private Markets at Railpen, will be co-presenting a Case Study on Capital Constellation.

4 & 5 December 2018
IPE CONFERENCE & AWARDS 2018 – DUBLIN
Richard Williams, Chief Investment Officer at Railpen, will be speaking at the IPE Conference 2018.

Past Events


2018


11 October 2018
UK & IRELAND INSTITUTIONAL FORUM – LONDON
Rachit Sharma, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, spoke at the UK & Ireland Institutional Forum.

20 June 2018
FINANCIAL TIMES FACTOR INVESTING
Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion on quantitative investing and technology.

25 April 2018
PEWIN EVENT – LONDON
Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in this Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN) Event. Sweta spoke about the ‘Evolving Roles of Private Credit vs Private Equity in Investment Programs’.

15 March 2018
CONFERENCE – LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE
Paul Nathan, Chief Operating Officer at Railpen, spoke at a conference at the London Stock Exchange. The conference was called ‘Dealing in a post-MIFID II world – is outsourcing an option?’.

27 February 2018
SUPER RETURN INTERNATIONAL – BERLIN
Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion ‘What are LPs discussing today, what are their major concerns, where are they putting their distributions to work and why?’

31 January 2018
PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTING (PRI) WEBINAR
Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager in Railpen’s Sustainable Ownership team, took part in a Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) webinar on the FRC’s UK Corporate Governance Code consultation.

2017


12 December 2017
MASTERING STEWARDSHIP: THE ALPHA EDGE
CFA SOCIETY OF THE UK – LONDON
Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, presented a workshop on case studies of engagement in practice with Jamie Rosser, Investment Manager at Railpen, at an event convened by the CFA Society of the UK. They reflected on their work in Railpen’s Sustainable Ownership team, and Jocelyn joined a panel to discuss broader stewardship topics.

29 November 2017
ASFA CONFERENCE – SYDNEY
Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, spoke as part of the session ‘Investment lessons – a peer study’ at this international pensions conference.

14 November 2017
11TH ANNUAL GLOBAL PENSION SYMPOSIUM – TOKYO
Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, presented ‘Becoming a World Class Asset Owner: RPMI Railpen’s Journey’ at this international pensions conference.

3 November 2017
ALTINVEST 2017 CONFERENCE – ZURICH
Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in the panel discussion for a session called ‘Alternative Risk Premia for Pensions’.

27 October 2017
THE QUANT CONFERENCE – LONDON
Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, presented on ‘Alternative data and its usefulness’.

12 October 2017
BVCA SUMMIT – LONDON
Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion at this event. The session was called ‘The Darwinian evolution of the mid-market – where is the mid-market succeeding?’ The BVCA Summit is the largest Private Markets conference in the UK.

26 September 2017
AIMA CANADA INVESTOR FORUM
Craig Heron, Deputy Investment Director at Railpen, presented as part of a panel discussion on Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management at this international investment conference.

14 September 2017
THINKING AHEAD INSTITUTE ROUND TABLE – NEW YORK – USA
Ciarán Barr, Investment Director at Railpen, took part in this round table event discussing ‘The asset owners of tomorrow’.

14 September 2017
CAPITAL CREATION – MONTE CARLO
Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, spoke at this Specialist Private Equity event. Sweta’s presentation was called ‘The economics of the LP/GP relationship – what new partnership strategies achieve alpha in a successful and cost effective manner?’

12 September 2017
ISS LONDON BRIEFING
Jocelyn Brown, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion on how investors integrate ESG factors into their investment strategies. The event was organised by ISS a provider of corporate governance research.

6 September 2017
EPFIF INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR – OXFORD
Craig Heron, Deputy Investment Director at Railpen, presented a case study on the Railways Pension Scheme as part of the UK Pensions Market session at this international pension fund investment forum.

4 September 2017
GOLDMAN SACHS ANNUAL QUANT CONFERENCE
Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in the panel discussion for a session called ‘Limitations of Machine Learning and AI in Finance – A practitioner overview’.

27 July 2017
EUROPEAN PENSION INVESTMENT FUND FORUM
Victoria Bell, Director of Trustee Accounting at Railpen, presented a case study on improving transparency on costs and fees.

3 May 2017
CAIA/BLACKROCK PANEL ON PRIVATE DEBT
Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion at this event focussed on Direct Lending investment strategies.

6 April 2017
QUANTUM LEAP 2017 – LONDON
Tony Guida, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion at this event which was organised by Quoniam, a quantitative investment management firm.

10 March 2017
PLSA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE – EDINBURGH 
Chris Hitchen, RPMI Railpen’s CEO, took part in a panel discussion ‘Breaking the mirror image’ about the PLSA’s campaign to ensure governance boards become more diverse. You can view the panel discussion here.

10 March 2017
PLSA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE – EDINBURGH
Ciarán Barr, Investment Director at Railpen, took part in a panel called ‘Facing the headwinds: investors and the economic outlook’.

9 March 2017
PLSA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE – EDINBURGH
Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, took part in the panel discussion ‘Getting Better Outcomes’ which followed the Chair of the DB Taskforce presenting their recommendations.

2 March 2017
PORTFOLIO INSTITUTIONAL GOVERNANCE LIQUIDITY CONFERENCE – LONDON
Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, took part in the panel discussion.

2016


7 December 2016
INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE NETWORK (ICGN)
IIRC CONFERENCE 2016 – LONDON
Chris Hitchen, Railpen’s CEO, took part in a panel discussion called ‘Investor View: assessing a company’s long-term objectives and performance’.

15 November 2016
ENGAGED INVESTOR PROFESSIONAL TRUSTEE SUMMIT
Victoria Bell ACA, Railpen’s Director of Trustee Accounting, took part in a panel discussion called ‘Achieving cost transparency in pensions’.

12 October 2016
30% CLUB INVESTOR GROUP ROUNDTABLE EVENT
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE
Railpen’s CEO Chris Hitchen and Deborah Gilshan, Head of Sustainable Ownership at Railpen, attended the event. The event was held to launch a Statement of Intent by investors to consider diversity issues in their active ownership and stewardship work including voting. Railpen has endorsed the statement. Chris participated in the roundtable discussion.

6 October 2016
BVCA SUMMIT 2016
Sweta Chattopadhyay, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, took part in a panel discussion called ‘Small and medium sized businesses, outsized returns?’

20 September 2016
UNIGESTION INVESTMENT CONFERENCE
Steve Artingstall, Senior Investment Manager at Railpen, spoke at Unigestion’s Investment Conference. Steve’s presentation was called ‘Adopting Factor Investing.’