Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulations (SFDR) – Implications for Investors
The new Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulations (SFDR) came into force in March of this year with further requirements over the coming quarters. The event will provide:
- an overview of these requirements;
- their potential impacts from an investor’s perspective; and
- some practical actions to consider.
This is a panel discussion with input from experts both within and outside the actuarial profession.
Peter Fahy – Eversheds Sutherland, Christine Brentani – Abrdn Investments and Rob Meaney (Chair) – Mercer
Peter Fahy – Eversheds Sutherland
Peter Fahy is head of the Pensions Group in Eversheds Sutherland Ireland. He is acknowledged as a prominent figure in the market, advising clients on all areas of pensions law and regulations. Peter is ranked as a Band 1 pensions lawyer in the Chambers Europe Guide.
Christine Brentani – Abrdn Investments
Christine currently works on the ESG/Sustainability project at abrdn from a Risk and Compliance perspective. She has previously worked as head of regulatory developments at asset management firms such as Legal and General Investment Management and Aviva Investors. She has also spent a number of years working at the UK regulator in both policy and supervision and has worked as an equity fund manager and a trader in fixed-income products. Christine holds an MBA from the London Business School and is author of a book entitled "Portfolio Management in Practice."
Rob Meaney (Chair) – Mercer
Rob is a Principal and Senior Investment Consultant with Mercer, advising institutional clients on the full range of investment consulting issues. He provides strategic advice to a large portfolio of national and multi-national clients including DB and DC pension schemes as well as working closely with a number of charities and endowments. Rob has a keen interest in Sustainable Investment and sits on the Society of Actuaries’ Sustainability and Climate Change Steering Group. He is also a member of the Society’s Finance and Investment Committee.