Webinar: Asset management’s digital race: building new business and investments models for today’s investor ______

The digital transformation battleground is intensifying for asset managers, as performance and continuity in an uncertain world take centre stage.

Join Allfunds, BlackRock, SS&C and Calastone discussed how fund firms can:

  • Overcome the new economic conundrum to deliver on their promises
  • Digitally transform while ensuring a risk-free, cost-effective and uninterrupted service
  • Respond to increasing investor, client and partner demand for digital sophistication

Moderated by Edward Glyn, Head of Global Markets, Calastone, our panellists include:

  • Ivan PascualEMEA Head of Sales – iShares and Wealth Business, BlackRock
  • David Moffat, Chief Client Officer, SS&C Fund Services Limited
  • Simon Shapland, Country Head UK & Ireland, Allfunds Bank



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Edward Glyn

Head of Global Markets, Calastone

Edward Glyn joined Calastone in 2014 and is responsible for managing and developing key client relationships across our global markets.

Before joining Calastone, Edward spent nine years at SWIFT, most recently heading up the 100m transaction funds business across EMEA and leading the regional sales team, managing SWIFT’s investment management, custody and asset servicing offerings.

Prior to this, Edward spent a number of years in key commercial and strategic roles at Investia – former parent of JPMorgan FundsHub, ERI Bancaire, Thomson Financial and Tajan

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David Moffat

Chief Proposition Officer, SS&C Fund Services Limited

David leads account management, business and proposition development and marketing functions for SS&C Fund Services in the UK and Europe.

Born in Zimbabwe and educated in Scotland, David has spent 35 years in the asset management industry with Fidelity, Threadneedle and JPMorgan before working as a consultant for a number of wrap and platform clients. He joined IFDS, now SS&C, in 2007.

David sits on a number of industry boards, committees and steering groups in the UK and Europe and is the current Chair of TeX

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Ivan Pascual

EMEA Head of Sales - iShares and Wealth Business

In this role, Ivan is responsible for planning and executing the distribution strategy across the different product segments of the BlackRock platform.

Prior to this role, he was Head of Wealth Client Business for Latam and Iberia based in New York where he was responsible for managing the business across wealth clients for active and passive products.

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Simon Shapland

Country Head UK & Ireland, Allfunds Bank

Simon has more than 20 years of experience in the Securities Services Industry. Prior to Allfunds, Simon spent a decade with Royal Bank of Canada culminating in the role of Managing Director for the UK & Middle East of RBC Investor and Treasury Services where he was responsible for the company’s UK Branch overseeing some 350 staff. Simon joined RBC Global Services in 2004 as Regional Head of Sales and Relationship Management for the UK, Ireland and the Middle East. After the creation of RBC Dexia Investor Services in 2006 he transferred to Luxembourg in 2008 and held the role of Head of Sales & Distribution for Continental Europe.

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23 February 2021