The Federation of European Independent Financial Advisers
Presentations and Ted Talks

WEEK 7:

PRESENTATIONS AND TED TALKS

Mark Brennan VAM

Mark Brennan
Partner, Foresight Capital Management

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Wednesday 24th November 2021

TED Talk: 10.05 – 10.20

VAM FUNDS

Mark Brennan is a Partner at Foresight Capital Management and a Co-Manager of the VAM Global Infrastructure Fund. He oversees £1.4bn of capital invested into listed real asset strategies and holds a Citywire Rating.

Prior to joining Foresight in 2017, Mark held a range of roles within the alternative investment space, including at Aberdeen Standard Investments and the UK Green Investment Bank.

VAM Global Infrastructure Fund

An overview of the global opportunity set available to investors in infrastructure and renewable energy, and an exploration of how allocating to these sectors can deliver attractive risk adjusted returns and increase the inflation-protection within portfolios.

Craig Cheyne iPensions

Craig Cheyne
Managing Director

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TED Talk: 10.20 – 10.35

IPENSIONS GROUP

Craig Cheyne brings over 30 years’ financial services experience along with valuable insight to the IFA sector to iPensions Group. Having previously worked in the banking industry before qualifying and building a career as an IFA, Craig focused on investment and pensions advice before moving on to relationship management.

Prior to joining iPensions, Craig gained international experience in Singapore and South East Asia, working with expatriate wealth distribution channels for a large global life company.

Tackling the ever changing retirement landscape

It comes as no surprise that the ongoing changes in the industry make navigating the retirement landscape a challenging task for advisers and consumers alike. With a focus on discussing the changes which have and are currently occurring in the industry, Craig will look at the way that pensions are evolving, and what this means for the decisions advisers and clients are making in regards of their retirement.

Keeping a close eye on the industry, iPensions are taking the pulse of the pension’s sector to help understand the challenges advisers are experiencing when considering retirement options for clients.