mallowstreet Digital Fixed Income Indaba


Delegates are expected to attend the full event. We do understand that this is a time commitment in diaries. Please do let us know if you need to step away for a call/meeting.

The mallowstreet Digital Fixed Income Indaba* will bring together some of the industry’s biggest influencers to hear a selection of interactive keynote presentations. These will be interspersed with three Investment Masterclass sessions which will cover key investment opportunities in the area of Fixed Income.

The Indaba is available for CPD accreditation by the Pensions Management Institute and is exclusively for pension funds and their advisers.

*An Indaba (pronounced in-dar-bah) is an important conference held by the izinDuna (principal people) of the Zulu or Xhosa people. The term comes from a Zulu language word meaning "business" or "matter".



  1. Login & Tech Check

    Welcome to the Digital Indaba, join your fellow delegates to say “Hi” and check your technology before the Indaba gets underway.
  2. Welcome Address

    Dawid provides an overview of the Digital Fixed Income Indaba, speakers and key themes.


    Dawid Konotey-Ahulu, Co-founder of mallowstreet

  3. Investment Risk Under the New Funding Code


    Neil Bull, Investment Consultant, TPR

  4. Session Transition

  5. Investment Masterclass I

    Delegates split into three Investment Masterclass sessions.
  6. Refreshment Break

  7. Getting the Best from your Managers

    USS is the UK’s largest private pension scheme by assets. Given its size and scale, one of the key decisions its asset manager has to make is how to get the best from external manager partners in a way that best complements the in-house team and its skillset. What are the key factors for USS in making the decision between in sourcing asset management or picking an external manager to partner with? Ben Clissold explains his thinking for the Fixed Income business at USS Investment Management and gives his views on how to develop strong relations with external managers. Includes 5 minutes of interactive Q&A.


    Ben Clissold, Head of Fixed Income & Treasury, USS Investment Management

  8. Session Transition

  9. Investment Masterclass II

    Delegates split into three Investment Masterclass sessions.
  10. Lunch

    Bring your plate and join us in our virtual lunchroom for a networking break.
  11. Investing in Fixed Income Markets

    In this presentation Gaurav will explore how fixed income markets have evolved over recent years and the trends to expect going forward. With a particular focus on where and how investors should invest in order to achieve their goals. Includes 5 minutes of interactive Q&A.


    Gaurav Gupta, Senior Manager Research Analyst, Barnett Waddingham

  12. Session Transition

  13. Investment Masterclass III

    Delegates split into three Investment Masterclass sessions.
  14. Refreshment Break

  15. Expert Panel Discussion

    Panellists: Sarah Bates (John Lewis Partnership Pension Trust), Richard Hubbard (Capital Cranfield Trustees)
  16. Closing Remarks

  17. End