ADMINISTRATION

Regulation watch: what lies ahead for operational resilience

Amanda Flynn, EMEA Regulatory Change Manager, at J.P Morgan Corporate Investment Banking explores the regulatory focus on operational resilience and what needs to be top of mind for firms

The role of external consultants in making outsourcing decisions

Fund Operator speaks to three experts to discuss the benefits of third-party consultants when making decisions about outsourcing versus develop...

The tools that are improving client engagement and satisfaction

Cheryl Pipia, Head of USI Integrated Sales & Client Engagement, T. Rowe Price explains how tech make products feel customised and improve clien...

How small and mid-sized funds can use third-party service providers to stay competitive

Fund Operator speaks to Kraig Kupiec, Chief Operating & Financial, KWK Management about how small or niche fund operators c...

Culture & People Management

The growing role of risk management for fund operators

Alison Anthony, Chief Risk Officer and Company Secretary, LUCRF Super (Australia) explains why business continuity planning and enterprise risk management is critical for fund operators

How the world of data management is changing

Megan Talmage, Chief Operations Officer, and Julie Andrews, Head of Institutional Business, at Blue Orbit Asset Management di...

"A leap into the unknown": how fund operators can plan for a post-pandemic world

Gerard Brown, Head of Investment Execution at Hesta, explains the biggest challenges Covid-19 poses ...

Case study: how business continuity planning helped CDAM prepare for pandemic

George Chamberlain, chief operating officer at CDAM, explains how the company has responded to coron...

Operational resilience lessons from the coronavirus crisis

Fund Operator speaks to Mark Gillan, Head of Operations at AJ Bell about the steps his firm has taken toward operational resi...


Strategy

How to integrate ESG data into a quantitative investment processes

Kathryn McDonald, Head of Sustainable Investing at Rosenberg Equities, AXA Investment Management explores the main challenges that fund operators face when dealing with ESG data.

Case study: How three firms have adapted to working from home

From market volatility to lockdown - three asset managers explain how their organisations have coped with the operational challenges of coronavirus

Why the role of chief operating officer is becoming more strategic

Steven Seow, Director, Singapore Consulting examines how the role of COO differs for institutional and retail fund operators, and why it is becoming m...

Case study: How Dragon Capital has adapted to cope with coronavirus

Ailsa Cuthbert, Associate Director, Marketing & Investor Relations at Dragon Capital explains how the company has adapted its people, processes and te...

Seven new tools that are driving innovation in operations

Olivia Vinden, Director, Alpha Financial Markets Consulting, examines the seven major technological tools that are helping fund operators transform op...

Technology & Data

How people, processes and technology can help asset managers in times of disruption

Lounarda David, Chief Operating Officer at IFM Investors looks at how scenario planning, regular communications and strong data and IT processes can help fund operators weather a crisis

Why investor interest in an even broader mix of asset classes is here to stay

Investors’ traditional asset class mix, especially in the current challenging economic world, can no longer be relied on to deliver what they need.

Why operational resilience strategies must be holistic

Professor Gianluca Pescaroli, talks through the steps organisations must take to ensure that their operations are truly resilient

Why technology and automation means operations teams need new skills

Luke Venables, Chief Financial and Operating Officer at ARA Venn explains why modern ops teams need to be technologically savvy and why identifying the right challenges i...