The Benchmark Sustainable Wealth Forum is a knowledge exchange where industry leaders and winners of the Benchmark awards are featured. The Forum covers the financial eco-system and discovers the inside out of the providers’ practices that lead to a more sustainable industry through responsible and ethical investing in protecting the investors across multiple generations. The inaugural series covers the Winners at the Benchmark Wealth Management Awards and the Benchmark Fund of the Year Awards 2020. The topics covered in the Asset Management Series include Investment Propositions, Sustainability, and ESG approaches, Investor Protection and Global Opportunities and Risks.
Sam Kuo, the Portfolio Manager of the Global Innovative Tech Fund at Uni-President Asset Management, speaks to Benchmark about how they competed and won in the technology sector dominated by giant managers. The award-winning manager explains how to capture opportunities on the up and downstream of the sector.
Paul Milon, the Head of Stewardship for the Asia Pacific at BNP Paribas, talks to Benchmark jurors on how they achieve best practice stewardship while not sacrificing returns. The Provider of the Year will share their energy transition endeavor and create practical Sustainability impact across other asset classes.
Doni Shamsuddin, the CEO at BNY Mellon Investment Management for this region, talks to Benchmark on how they unite the eight boutique firms under one umbrella to bring unique values to customers through their autonomous yet centralized principles that propelled their sustainability journey.
Jonathan Curtis, the Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at the Franklin Equity Group, speaks to Benchmark about its advantage over competitors in the technology market and how its unique ESG framework combines with qualitative KPIs to generate sustainable returns.
Ka Shi Lau, BBS, Managing Director, and CEO of BCT Group, speaks to Elsa Pau on the fiduciary duties of MPF Trustees on manager selection and monitoring. The MPF Provider of the Year will share the secret on corporate governance, risk management, a unique client servicing approach, and digitization.
Ronald Chan, Chief Investment Officer in Asia (ex-Japan) Equity from Manulife, speaks to Benchmark on Global market opportunities and risks. The award-winning manager will also share how the proprietary analysis framework brings value to investors and how ESG is integrated into the process.