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The 2016 London Family Office Conference

DC Finance’s first Family Office event, huge success with over 120 High Net Worth Families and Single Family Offices. The event took place at the Westbury hotel on May 24th, 2016

Speakers include: Lord Perry Mitchell, Ms. Catherine Pegard, President, Versailles Palace, Mr. Renaud Dutreil, Former Chairman, LVMH,   Mr. Ian Prideaux , CIO, Grosvenor Estate,Mr. Ben Goldsmith , Financier,  Dr Yossi Vardi, ‘Godfather’ of Israel’s hi-tech scene, Mr. Simon Isaacs, 4th Marquess of Reading, JNF UK, Former COO, Lionsgate, Mr. Jochen Wermuth, Founding Partner and CIO, Wermuth Asset Management (SFO),Ms. Katherine Hill Ritchie, Pex Global (SFO), Mr. Howard Lewis (Family Member),  Mr. Jonathan Lidster, Northern Trust, Mr. Arnaud de Coninck, Solvay Group (Family Member), Mr. Ian Morley, Chairman, Wentworth Hall Consultancy Limited, UK Ms. Sharon Foulston (SFO), Arnaud de Coninck Solvay Group, Family Member,  Dr. Sabine Rau, Prof. of Entrepreneurship at King’s College, Mr. David Kilshaw, Private Client Partner, E&Y, Mr. Zami Aberman, President Pluristem Therapeutics INC, Mr. Aditya Nagarsheth, Partner, Perpetual Value Partners (SFO), Mr. Nainish Bapna, CIO, Veddis Single Family Office (SFO), Mr. Alec Letchfield , CIO, Hansa Capital Partners (SFO),  Mr. Aylon Morley, 2nd gen and High Tech Investor, Mr. Guy Avshalom, Former COO, Lionsgate, Mr. Julian Marwitz, 8th Generation of the Niederegger family business, Mr. David Lifschultz, Principle, L Investments (SFO), Mr. Garreth Wood, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur.

2016 Agenda

08:00-09:00 Registration and Refreshments

 09:00-09:10 Opening Remarks: Mr. Denny Chared, CEO, DC Finance
Conference host: Mr. Ian Morley, Chairman, Wentworth Hall Consultancy Ltd

The High Tech and Innovation Session

09:20-10:00 Investing in Innovation – Panel Discussion
Dr. Yossi Vardi, Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Mr. Ben Goldsmith, CEO, Menhaden Capital
Mr. Gilad Novik, CTO, Horizons Ventures
Lord Parry  Mitchell, The House of Lords
Mr. Guy Avshalom, Former COO, Lionsgate
Mr. David Lifschultz, L investment Single Family Office

10:00-10:10 Investing in a Changing World: Three Unfashionable Assertions– Mr. Tim Garratt, Partner, Baillie  Gifford & Co.

10:10-10:30 Longevity and Regenerative Medicine – Cell Therapy by Pluristem – Mr. Zami Aberman, Chairman & CEO Pluristem Therapeutics Inc.

10:30- 11:00 Refreshment Break

 The  Investments Alternatives  and Asset Allocation Session

11:00-11:10  Helios III – Distributed Power Generation in Europe and Israel– Mr. Erez Gissin, Founding Managing Partner, Helios Energy Investments

11:10-12:10 The Single Family Office Panel
Ms. Katherine Hill Ritchie, CEO, Pex Global
Mr. Aditya Nagarsheth, Partner, Perpetual Value Partners
Mr. Nainish Bapna, CIO, Veddis Single Family Office
Mr. Ian Prideaux, CIO, Grosvenor Estate
Mr. Dirk Huelsermann, Managing Director and Trustee, JKH Stiftungsverwaltungs GmbH Family Office

12:10-12:20 Tax and Legal Structures for Family Offices – Mr. David Kilshaw, Private Client Partner, Ernest & Young, UK

12:20-12:30 Divest-Invest for Moral and Financial Reasons: Impact Investing Given More Competitive Renewable and Greater Resource Efficiency – Mr. Jochen Wermuth, Founding Partner and CIO, Wermuth Asset Management

The Impact Investing Session

12:30-13:10 The Impact Investment & Philanthropy Panel
Ms. Iris Leibowitz, Legal Consultant for Single Family Office
Ms. Josephine Korijn, Next Gen and Impact Investment Consultant
Lord Simon Isaacs, 4th Marquess of Reading, JNF UK
Mr. Garreth Wood, Scottish Philanthropist and Entrepreneur
Ms. Alexandra Korijin, Next Gen and Impact Investment Consultant
Ms. Cecile Blilious,Founder & Managing Partner, Impact First Investments

13:10- 13:20 Delivering Performance from Event Driven Arbitrage in CIS Markets – Mr. Gene Zolotarev, CEO, Maximus Capital

13:20-14:20 Lunch

The Family Business Session

14:20 – 15:00 The Next Generation Panel
Professor Rania Labaki,Associate Professor of Management, EDHEC Business School
Ms. Sharon Foulston, Chairman, Aladdin Ventures
Mr. Jonathan Lidster, 4th Generation, owner & former family office executive
Mr. Arnaud de Coninck, Next Generation, Solvay Family Member
Mr. Julian Marwitz, Niederegger, 8th Generation, German Family Office

15:00-15:20 One on One –  Women in Family Business
Professor Sabine Rau, Entrepreneurship & Family Business, King’s College London
Ms. Andrea Wirsching, CEO, Weingut Hans Wirsching

Luxury and Lifestyle Session

15:20-15:50 Marketing Luxury to the Ultra High Net Worth Panel
Mr. Ross Westgate, CEO, Infinity Creative Media
Mr. Thierry Gausseron, Vice-President, Versailles Palace
Mr. Renaud Dutreil, Former President, LVMH
Ms. Shelley Cline, President, TCS World Travel

15:50-16:40 The Art of Investing in Art Panel
Mr. Howard Lewis, 2nd Generation,The  Schorr Collection and Founder, OFFLINE
Ms. Elmerice Habsburg-Lothringen, Art Consultant
Mr. Trent Belasco, Founder, Belasco & Co.
Mr. Simon Greenman, CEO, Mutual Art Group
Mr. Bernard Shapero, CEO, Shapero Rare Books, Ltd.

Homeland and Cyber Security Session

16:40- 17:00 Radical Extremism and Cyber Insecurity:Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel? – Mr. Ed Butler, Counter Terrorism Expert and Specialist in Operational Risk Management

18:00 Shapero Rare Books & TCS Cocktail Reception