Chief Investment Officer, Foresters Friendly Society
Corrado has over 25 years’ experience in investment banking, asset management and insurance. He is CIO and Chair of the Climate Risk Forum at Foresters Friendly Society. Corrado has a degree in Physics from Turin University and a Masters in Finance from London Business School.
Director, Private Markets, Manager Research Team, Redington
Tricia joined Redington in 2021 as a Director in Manager Research, with responsibility for leading the private markets research team to source, select and deliver best-in-class investment solutions to Redington’s client base.
Prior to Redington, Tricia gained experience in the Public Sector at the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, developing the private credit, private equity and infrastructure investment programmes, alongside helping to build the ESG framework for private markets.
Tricia launched her career at Goldman Sachs over 20 years ago, also qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, before joining a credit hedge fund.
In 2008 Tricia joined Absolute Return Partners, an alternatives investment management boutique, as a credit and ILS analyst. In 2010 she was made Partner and built out the investment research and management teams for private markets. Tricia took responsibility for key advisory relationships with pension funds and Family Office clients supporting strategy education, fund selection, implementation and monitoring of managers.
Tricia is a founding member of Women in Private Credit, a network of senior women dedicated to advancing private credit and empowering its female leaders.
Head of Illiquid Assets Origination, Phoenix Group
Chris is Head of Illiquid Assets Origination at Phoenix Group plc, with prime responsibility for the deployment and economic returns of Phoenix Group’s private credit portfolios. He was previously an Investment Director at ReAssure, leading up to the acquisition of ReAssure by Phoenix for £3.25bn in 2020, and before that Head of Market Risk, Credit & Real Estate at Swiss Re. The Phoenix Illiquid Assets team originates, executes and has portfolio management responsibility for the Group’s investments in commercial real estate debt, infrastructure debt, local authority funding, social housing, private placements and structured finance, including swap repacks. Assets are held in support the heritage annuity and the open pensions businesses, including BPA.
Manuel DusinaHead of Infrastructure, Phoenix Group
Manuel is Head of Infrastructure, responsible for the origination, execution and portfolio management of Phoenix Group debt infrastructure investments in the UK, Europe and USA. Prior to joining Phoenix Group, Manuel was at Scottish Widows in the Loan Investments team in London, where he was a Director, responsible for originating and executing infrastructure transactions. Previously, he worked at Lloyds Bank in London as part of the Infrastructure and Energy team. Manuel also held positions at Standard & Poor’s and the European Investment Bank. He received a master in Finance and Monetary Policy from the University of Brescia.
Head of Private Assets, Aviva
Prasun joined Aviva in October 2016 where he is responsible for investing in private assets and delivering associated P&L for Aviva UK. Currently, he focuses on investing optimally across a variety of fixed income asset classes. This involves market entry analysis into new asset classes, commercial and credit underwriting of individual private credit trades, and asset allocation insights by identifying key risk drivers.
He has led teams in large insurance companies to run investment and ALM strategies. Prior to joining Aviva, he headed up ALM strategy for Phoenix, and supported several M&A transactions. Prasun has over 15 years of experience in investmenting for large balance-sheets, ALM, investment strategy and new product development. Prior to joining Phoenix, Prasun worked for Standard Life and HSBC. Prasun holds a 5 year Masters in Math and Computing from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and an M.B.A. from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
Prasun is a regular in various insurance/buy-side conferences to talk about investments/ALM strategies/Risk analytics. He guides some conference agendas, and judges 2 key Insurance asset management awards.