Financial Risk Day 2018

16 March 2018

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Swissotel Sydney, 68 Market Street

Investment and Risk in a Low Interest Rate Environment

The Centre for Financial Risk in the Faculty of Business and Economics of Macquarie University is hosting the 8th annual Financial Risk Day on 16 March 2018 at Swissotel Sydney.

This one-day conference brings together experts from industry, academia and regulatory bodies to discuss topics related to financial risk. This year’s conference will explore the impact of the current low interest rate environment on investment and risk in banking, insurance and superannuation.

The topic will be analysed in depth by renowned experts in the field:

Antje Berndt – Head of Finance, Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics, ANU
Guy Debelle – Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
Simon Elimelakh – Head of Investment Risk and Portfolio Analysis, NAB Asset Management
Stephen Kirchner – Director, Trade and Investment, U.S. Studies Centre, University of Sydney
John Pearce – Chief Investment Officer, UniSuper
Alastair Sloan – Former Head of Asset Allocation at Sunsuper
Nigel Wilkin-Smith – Director, Portfolio Strategy, Future Fund

The event is intended for banking and financial specialists, risk and compliance managers, actuaries and insurance professionals, fund managers, regulators, policy analysts, academic researchers and consultants.


When: 16 March 2018

Where: Swissôtel Sydney, 68 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000

Time: 9.00am – 5:00pm

Cost: $300. (Group ticket also available, see website for more details).

RSVP: Bookings are essential. Register here.

For more information please contact the Organising Committee at

We hope to see you there!


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