investment risk speakers 2023

2023 speakers include:

Jean-Marc Bonnefous

Managing partner

Tellurian Capital Management

Mr. Jean-Marc Bonnefous is the founder and managing partner of Tellurian Capital, a London-based investment management firm focused on the digital assets and commodity sectors. Mr. Bonnefous has managed since 2007 a number of institutional funds and investment strategies. He is the investment manager for the Tellurian ExoAlpha Systematic Digital Asset fund, a long/short hedge fund strategy. Prior to launching Tellurian Capital, he was an investment banker at BNP Paribas from 1992 and 2006, based in New York and London, where he built and ran the Global Commodity Derivatives business. Mr Bonnefous is also an operating partner at Tioga Capital, a blockchain VC fund, a board member of Trakx.io, a digital assets marketplace, as well as an advisor in Finteum, a peer-to-peer FX liquidity marketplace.


Antonello Russo

Managing director


Antonello Russo is a Managing Director with BlackRock’s Risk and Quantitative Analysis department. Antonello is head of investment risk management for iShares ETFs and institutional index strategies across segregated accounts and commingled funds in EMEA. He is also the global lead for the integration of sustainable investment governance within the Index Strategies risk management framework.

Over the course of his career at BlackRock, Antonello fulfilled risk leadership roles for Trading and Liquidity Strategies and Alternative Investments.

Before joining BlackRock, Mr Russo was Head of Risk for the investment management arm of Beazley plc., a Lloyds of London insurer. Earlier on, he worked for Deutsche Bank, where he was a Director on the collateralized equity financing and prime brokerage sales desk.

Mr Russo holds an honour degree from Bocconi University in Milan, where he graduated in Monetary and Financial Economics.

Julien Haye


Julien is managing director & founder of Aevitium. Prior to founding his freelance consultancy Julien, worked at Fidelity International (FIL) from July 2017 as head of non-financial risk and has over twenty years’ experience in the financial industry. Haye has worked for several financial services institutions in treasury, risk, capital management, programme management and trading.

Sanne de Boer

Director of quantitative equity research

Voya Investment Management

Sanne de Boer is director of Quantitative Equity Research at Voya Investment Management responsible for overseeing the firm’s quantitative equity research agenda. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior research analyst for quantitative strategies for Invesco. Previously, he was a research analyst for global quantitative equities at QS Investors as well as ING Investment Management, Voya’s predecessor firm. Sanne’s research has been published in the Journal of Asset Management, the Journal of Index Investing, and the Journal of Investing. He received a Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Mathematics and an M.A. in Econometrics cum laude from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Alain Robert-Dautun

Head of risk management

Sycomore Asset Management

Alain Robert-Dautun has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets and asset management, including in hedge funds investment and risk management. Before joining Sycomore Asset Management in 2006 as head of risk management, he was senior investment analyst and member of the investment team at Allianz Alternative Asset Management, before which, he was portfolio manager for a long short equity fund for CPR Asset Management. Previously, Robert-Dautun has served as head of new products development for JP Morgan, head of asset allocation for State Street Global Advisors and quantitative analyst for Sinopia Asset Management. He holds a master's degree in statistics from the Paris Institute of Statistics, is a CFA charterholder and is member of the Institute of Actuaries. Robert-Dautun is a member of the risk commission for the French Asset Management Association.


Renato Zaffuto

Global chief investment officer

Fideuram Investments

Renato Zaffuto

Head of Investment Solutions

Fideuram Asset Management

Managing Director at Fideuram Asset Management UK since March 2020.

Chief Investment Officer at Fideuram Investments from 2016 to 2020.Responsible for equites at Fideuram Asset Management Ireland from 2014 to April 2016.

Previously he held senior positions at ABN AMRO Asset Management SGR, Banca MPS, Capitalgest SGR (Gruppo UBI), IMI-Fideuram Asset Management and Unicredit.

Graduated with honours in Economics and Business Administration from Pavia University, where he also earned a Masters Degree in Finance and Control. He is Chartered Accountant, Financial Auditor and registered with the Register of Financial Advisors.

Richard Bravery

Managing director, risk and quantitative analysis


Richard Bravery, Managing Director, is a member of the BlackRocks Risk and Quantitative Analysis team. Since 2017 he has been the head of the EMEA Equity Risk team based in London where he is responsible for the investment risk management of the active equity strategies within the region. Prior to this he held roles within BlackRocks Behavioural Finance team and he also spent more than 10 years within BlackRock Solutions as the EMEA Head of the Financial Modelling Group, building risk models and analytics solutions, having started his career as a software engineer at Mercury Asset Management.

Mr. Bravery holds an undergraduate degree in Medical Physics and a postgraduate degree in Information Technology from University College London.

Alpesh Doshi


Redcliffe Capital

Alpesh Doshi is a thought leader that focuses on how organisations can transform and future-proof their businesses using emerging technologies – particularly big data, analytics and blockchain. He is focused on innovative thinking and practical strategies to add value for his clients fast and often, introducing an agile approach of working to digital transformation.

Eoin Murray

Head of investment

Federated Hermes Limited

Eoin is Head of Investment and a member of the Senior Management Team for Federated Hermes Limited based in London. Eoin joined in January 2015 with almost 30 years’ investment experience. Eoin leads the Investment Office, which is responsible to clients for the investment teams’ consistent delivery of responsible, risk-adjusted performance and adherence to the processes which earned them their ‘kitemarks’. He is also the Executive sponsor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Eoin is a Freeman of the City of London, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths, Past Master of the Guild of Investment Managers, and a Fellow of the RSA. He is a member of the Exmoor Search and Rescue team, a fully qualified Swift-water Rescue Instructor, a Powerboat Rescue Operator, a Flood Water Incident Manager, and a Member of the Institute of Search & Technical Rescue. Eoin earned an MA (Hons) in Economics and Law from the University of Edinburgh and an MBA from Warwick Business School. Additionally, he has a Certificate in Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies from Stanford University, a Certificate in Inclusive Leadership through Behavioural Science from the LSE, and a Diploma in Specialist Rescue from Coventry University.  He is currently studying for a Masters in Sustainable Aquaculture at the University of St Andrews.


Richard Jones

Head of investment risk analysis and senior expert risk manager

AXA Investment Managers

Juan Jose Salcedo

Assistant vice president - risk governance and strategic analysis

BNP Paribas UK

Juan Jose is Assistant Vice President of the RISK Governance and Strategic Analysis team at BNP Paribas UK office. He oversees the Risk Appetite metric computation and management information for the global banking UK portfolio. He has a background in economics and statistics holding a master degree in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a career that expands banking, consultancy, and economic research in three countries. More recently he’s been certified in Sustainability and Climate Risk. He is passionate about integrating market events into business decisions and over the lockdown periods picked up birdwatching a banana bread baking as hobbies.