Patrick Liedtke, BlackRock; Eugene Dimitriou, Columbia Threadneedle Investments; Ravi Rastogi, Mercer; Martin Hurst, IPE
This is the third in a series of three webcasts looking at Solvency II from the point of view of the insurance company CIO in which we address the investment management opportunities in real assets for insurance asset owners.
An expert panel debate with:
- Patrick Liedtke, Managing Director Head of the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for EMEA, BlackRock
- Eugene Dimitriou, Head of Insurance Solutions at Columbia Threadneedle Investments
- Ravi Rastogi, Insurance Investment Group Leader, Europe, Mercer
- Moderator: Martin Hurst, IPE
Eugene Dimitriou is Head of Insurance Solutions at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. He has responsibility for structuring investment solutions for insurance clients, which range from improved strategic asset allocation to capital optimization of their balance sheet under Solvency II, as well as risk mitigation strategies.
Prior to joining the company, Eugene worked at PIMCO, where he was a Senior Vice President for insurance clients in Europe, leading the Solvency II implementation across the business.
Patrick Liedtke, Managing Director, is BlackRock's Head of the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He is a member of the global FIG Executive Committee and the global Institutional Client Business Leadership Committee.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Patrick was the Secretary General and Managing Director of The Geneva Association, a position he held starting in January 2001.
Ravi joined Mercer from Towers Watson, where he was the EMEA leader of the Insurance Investment Advisory Group. Prior to that, he held senior pensions and insurance advisory positions for a number of leading firms. He has over 25 years of financial industry experience and is a qualified actuary