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It's all about Income - Defaqto Roadshow

Half day CPD seminar

April 22-30. Visiting Knutsford, Stirling, Cobham, Solihull, and Barnsley

Our popular CPD Income roadshow is back. Hear the experts from Defaqto, Downing LLP,  Schroders, Seneca Investment Managers, and UBS Wealth Management take you through the considerations when generating income for your clients needs.

Dates and venues
22 April, The Mere Resort, Knutsford
23 April, Airth Castle, Stirling
28 April, Woodlands Park Hotel, Cobham
29 April, Marriott Forest of Arden, Solihull
30 April, Tankersley Manor, Barnsley

9 out 10 previous attendees recommend our Roadshows for the perfect balance of structured quality content and valuable networking opportunities. 

CPD      

Demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements. Each event is accredited by the CII/PFS/CISI for 2 hours and 50 minutes of structured continuing professional development, and delegates can include this event towards the CII / Personal Finance Society CPD requirement should you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

Please note that these events are exclusive to authorised investment advisers only (or officers of a regulated advice business).

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09:00-13:20

Wednesday 22 April

The Mere Resort
Chester Road
Knutsford
Cheshire, WA16 6LJ

Getting there

09:00-13:20

Thursday 23 April

Airth Castle Hotel and Spa
Airth
Stirlingshire
Scotland, FK2 8JF

Getting there

09:30-13:50

Tuesday 28 April

Woodlands Park Hotel
Woodlands Lane
Stoke D’Abernon
Cobham
Surrey, KT11 3QB

Getting there

09:00-13:20

Wednesday 29 April

Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club
Maxstoke Lane 
Meriden
Birmingham, CV7 7HR 

Getting there

09:00-13:20

Thursday 30 April

Tankersley Manor
Church Lane 
Tankersley
Barnsley, S75 3DQ

Getting there

Agenda - full agenda to be confirmed shortly

Registration and refreshments 09:00 – 09:30 (except for Cobham on 28 April which is 09:30 for 10:00 start)

Session 1 09:30 – 09:55
Income overview
Presented by the Paul Tinkler, Insight Development Manager, Defaqto

From 09:55 - 1215 you will hear four 30 minute presentations from 4 specialists in the Investment Industry:

James Lynch, CFA and ACA, Fund Manager, Downing LLP 
James is the fund manager of the  MI Downing Monthly Income Fund and co-manages the Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust.

Steve Hunter, Head of Business Development, Seneca Investment Managers
Steve is a Chartered member of the Insurance Institute, with more than 25 years’ experience working in the insurance and investment markets primarily with intermediaries. 

Stuart Podmore, CAIA and IMC, Investment Propositions Director, Schroders
Stuart presents to intermediary clients on markets, industry and products. He joined Schroders in 2015, after having senior roles at JP Morgan AM, Barclays.

Nick Webb Head of UK Retail, UBS Asset Management
Nick is responsible for the ongoing development, implementation and management of UBS's fund initiative in the UK. In this role Nick works closely with Research & Ratings companies, Platforms and the Intermediary Advisers.

Stephen Friel Investment Specialist, UBS Asset Management
Stephen is responsible for designing innovative products and solutions for wholesale and institutional clients, spanning a range of investment needs. Stephen is also responsible for providing strategic thinking, market, and investment views across our multi-asset capabilities.

After lunch from 12:55 to 13:20 Roger Perry our Head of Intermediary Sales will proved the latest on Defaqto Engage

Please note that these events are exclusive to authorised investment advisers only (or officers of a regulated advice business).

  • Paul Tinkler

    Insight Development Manager

    Paul Tinkler

    Paul is a member of the Insight and Consulting (Funds and DFM) team, working closely with various in …

    Paul Tinkler

    Paul Tinkler

    Insight Development Manager

    Paul is a member of the Insight and Consulting (Funds and DFM) team, working closely with various internal departments and external fund managers.  His key role is to help fund managers gain a clear understanding, and therefore obtain the best value from the fund rating process.

    Paul has a broad range of experience and expertise in all aspects of adviser propositions, including risk profiling and management, technology, such as back-office systems and platforms and what it takes to create, develop and run investment solutions.

    Paul has held senior management positions in AXA Life Invest, Sesame Bankhall Group (SBG), SEI, Legal & General and Zurich (both IFA and direct sales). Gaining experience in tied, multi-tied, independent and network business models.  Most recently, Paul has specialised in the design, development and delivery of advisory investment propositions and technology solutions.  Whilst at SBG, Paul played a key role in the launch of the Optimum Investment Management, growing assets to £200m in less than 2 years, from a standing start.

    In his spare time, Paul enjoys the outdoors, taking long walks and cycle rides.

  • Roger Perry

    Head of Intermediary Sales, Defaqto

    Roger Perry

    Roger has over 15 years’ experience working with financial intermediaries, including financial advis …

    Roger Perry

    Roger Perry

    Head of Intermediary Sales, Defaqto

    Roger has over 15 years’ experience working with financial intermediaries, including financial advisers, networks, service providers and insurance brokers. Roger’s main focus is working with the adviser networks and service providers, which gives him an intimate insight into the challenges of delivering financial advice including compliance, creating central investment propositions for differing client segments, consolidating financial planning tools and the advice process. As Head of Intermediary Sales he is responsible for building partnerships with Defaqto’s clients, working with them to understand their business challenges and matching our suite of products, solutions and consultancy services to help them achieve their goals.

  • James Lynch

    Fund Manager, Downing LLP

    James Lynch

    James joined Downing in February 2012 as part of the Private Equity team, gaining transaction experi …

    James Lynch

    James Lynch

    Fund Manager, Downing LLP

    James joined Downing in February 2012 as part of the Private Equity team, gaining transaction experience in the SME space across a range of industries before transferring to Downing Fund Managers in 2013. Prior to Downing, James worked within the asset management division of Ernst & Young after specialising in smaller companies at HW Fisher & Company. James is a CFA Charterholder, Chartered Accountant (ACA), and holds the Investment Management Certificate. James manages the MI Downing Monthly Income Fund and co-manages the Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust.

  • Steve Hunter

    Head of Business Development, Seneca Investment Managers

    Steve Hunter

    Steve joined Seneca IM in October 2016, having held a number of senior management and business devel …

    Steve Hunter

    Steve Hunter

    Head of Business Development, Seneca Investment Managers

    Steve joined Seneca IM in October 2016, having held a number of senior management and business development roles within the insurance industry.

    Steve is a Chartered member of the Insurance Institute, with more than 25 years’ experience working in the insurance and investment markets primarily with intermediaries.  When he isn’t working, Steve likes to spend time with his family and is a keen golfer.

  • Stuart Podmore

    Investment Propositions Director, Schroders

    Stuart Podmore

    Stuart Podmore is the Investment Propositions Director at Schroders, which involves presenting to in …

    Stuart Podmore

    Stuart Podmore

    Investment Propositions Director, Schroders

    Stuart Podmore is the Investment Propositions Director at Schroders, which involves presenting to intermediary clients on markets, industry and products. He joined Schroders in 2015 and is based in London.

    Stuart was the Head of UK Strategic Alliances and Client Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income at JPMorgan Asset Management from 2006 to 2015, UK Retail Sales Team and subsequently Fixed Income Product Manager.

    He was a Head of Campaign Management at Barclays from 1997 to 2006, which involved Marketing Communications with Private Clients, International and Stockbrokers.

    He was an Army Officer, Royal Regiment of Artillery at HM Forces, Army from 1991 to 1997, which involved leading a Troop of soldiers as a Forward Observation Officer.

    Qualifications: CAIA Charterholder; IMC in Investment Management from CFA Society of the UK; Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing; BSc in Financial Services from University of Manchester, Chartered Institute of Bankers; BA in English Language and Literature from University of Manchester.

  • Nick Webb

    Head of UK Retail, UBS Wealth Management

    Nick Webb

    UBS in May 2018 and is responsible for the ongoing development, implementation and management of UBS …

    Nick Webb

    Nick Webb

    Head of UK Retail, UBS Wealth Management

    UBS in May 2018 and is responsible for the ongoing development, implementation and management of UBS's fund initiative in the UK. In this role Nick works closely with Research & Ratings companies, Platforms and the Intermediary Advisers

    Prior to joining UBS Asset Management, Nick worked
    for JP Morgan for four years where he was their Strategic Partnership Manager. He also worked for Skandia for 14 years as a Regional Director working closely with Financial advisers in London and the Home Counties.

  • Stephen Friel

    Investment Specialist, Investment Solutions EMEA, UBS

    Stephen Friel

    Stephen is an Investment Specialist with UBS' Investment Solutions team, based in London. He is resp …

    Stephen Friel

    Stephen Friel

    Investment Specialist, Investment Solutions EMEA, UBS

    Stephen is an Investment Specialist with UBS' Investment Solutions team, based in London. He is responsible for designing innovative products and solutions for wholesale and institutional clients, spanning a range of investment needs. Stephen is also responsible for providing prospects, clients, and investment consultants with strategic thinking, market, and investment views across our multi-asset capabilities.

    Stephen joined UBS Asset Management in 2012 from Queen's University Belfast, having graduated with a degree in finance. Prior to graduating, Stephen undertook a one year industrial placement within the Asset Allocation & Currency team at UBS.

Core Sponsors

  • Downing LLP

    Downing Fund Managers is part of Downing LLP, an investment manager with over 30 years’ experience, …

    Downing LLP

    Downing Fund Managers is part of Downing LLP, an investment manager with over 30 years’ experience, more than £1 billion assets under management and approximately 25,000 investors. The business has made a firm-wide commitment to the principles of responsible investment by assessing opportunities for both their profitability and their environment and social impact. Downing believes this approach can make investments more rewarding: rewarding by being profitable for its investors, rewarding by being supportive to the businesses it funds and, through their success, ultimately rewarding for society.

     

  • Schroders

    As a global investment manager, our overall purpose is to help build the long-term future prosperity …

    Schroders

    As a global investment manager, our overall purpose is to help build the long-term future prosperity of our clients. We recognise that we have an important role to play in shaping our clients’ futures as well as having a strong focus on doing the right thing for our people, our suppliers and for society more widely.

    In order to deliver for our stakeholders, we prioritise growing a sustainable business that takes a long-term approach. We are responsible for £450.8 billion (€496.6 billion/$565.5 billion)* of assets for our clients who trust us to deliver sustainable returns. Our company operates in 32 locations with over 4,500 employees. Our investment teams are based around the world, close to our clients and close to the markets in which they invest.

    *as at 30 September 2019

  • Seneca Investment Managers

    Seneca Investment Managers is based in Liverpool with a national client base. Investors range from i …

    Seneca Investment Managers

    Seneca Investment Managers is based in Liverpool with a national client base. Investors range from institutions such as pension funds and charities, through to financial advisers, discretionary private client managers and personal investors.

    The firm specialises in multi-asset value investing, Seneca differs from most other providers of multi-asset investment products due to their ‘value’ based approach.

  • UBS Asset Management

    UBS Asset Management is a large-scale asset manager with a presence in 22 countries. It offers inves …

    UBS Asset Management

    UBS Asset Management is a large-scale asset manager with a presence in 22 countries. It offers investment capabilities and investment styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes to institutions, wholesale intermediaries and wealth management clients around the world. It is a leading fund house in Europe, the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland, the second largest fund of hedge funds manager and one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world.

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