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Event Details

The Future of data and analysis for financial services - Man, Machine and Investing
12-Oct-2017

TIME
12:00pm - 2:00pm

PRICE
Member $25
Non-Member $35

Despite a lot of hype, financial data in the financial services world remains of poor quality and is getting more expensive and opaque. At this roundtable event for FINSIA's Senior Members, we will examine why rapid advances in technology and certain types of data are not being used by investment teams. 

Topics Include:

  • Why are investors failing to capitalize on the machine revolution?
  • As data and technology are advancing, is the financial services industry being left behind? 
  • Does the financial services industry need big data or just good data?  
  • Are we exploiting skills from a new tech savvy generation entering the financial services industry?
  • How do we deal with new data requirements, for example to support ESG reporting?
  • How can the collaboration between humans and computers be improved?


Speaker Bios

Caspar Bio Photo
Caspar Cook - Investment Analyst, Cameron Hume

Casper contributes to the management of portfolios and carry out both fundamental and quantitative investment research. He has over 19 years of investment industry experience and was previously at Merrill Lynch where his responsibilities included relative value between covered bonds, sovereigns, agency, RMBS and bank bonds.

Chris Leader Bio
Chris Torkington -  Director, Cameron Hume
Chris is a founding director of Cameron Hume, leading the development of the business. He has held Executive Director roles at Standard Life, Scottish Widows and Barclays and has over 10 years’ experience in management consulting. He also has an MA in Engineering, Economics and Management from Jesus College, Oxford. Chris is a Chartered Accountant and an alumnus of London Business School and INSEAD.