Exploring distribution oversight and best practices
Digital Meeting: 1-2pm, 18 May 2022
Join us on 18 May 2022 for our ‘Exploring distribution oversight and best practices’ digital event. FBC adviser, and distribution expert, Simon Hynes, will be joined by:
- Birgit Sammer, Head of Distribution Oversight/Conducting Officer, Invesco Management S.A.
- Chris Town, Deputy Head of Compliance at Columbia Threadneedle Investments
- Laurence Mumford, Distribution Governance Director at M&G plc.
During this meeting, we will also touch on some of the themes of FBC’s forthcoming proprietary research on distribution oversight, and the extent to which it is being undertaken by UK & UCITS fund managers. This will include a focus on the role of the AFM’s board in overseeing distribution activities as well as examples of good practice evident in AFMs current processes.
There will also be the opportunity for questions to our panel.
Head of Distribution Oversight/Conducting Officer, Invesco Management S.A. in Luxembourg
Birgit is responsible for providing oversight of Invesco’s EMEA Distribution activities to ensure they meet regulatory requirements, as well as ensuring proper conduct in the distribution branches of IMSA.
Birgit joined Invesco from Deloitte, where she was a Senior Manager in the Financial Industry Solutions group, serving investment fund industry clients on topics including distributor due diligence and regulatory intelligence. Prior to Deloitte, she gained a broad and relevant commercial skillset through working in sales, marketing and client relationship management with bulge bracket banks like Bank of America Merrill Lynch, financial technology providers, as well as being an entrepreneur.
Birgit earned an MBA from the University of Liverpool, a Master in Communication Science from the University of Vienna as well as a Master in Telematics Management from Danube University Krems.
This is an FBC member only event. Register in your Fund Boards Council Member Portal here to secure your place at this interactive session, taking place 18th May at 1-2pm GMT.
If you are a non-member on a fund board and have an enquiry regarding this event, please do get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.