The Australasian and Asian Covered Bond Investor Forum

Euromoney Conferences launched the Australasian and Asian Covered Bond Investor Forum on 14 June 2012 in Sydney. The first Euromoney Covered Bond conference for institutional investors in the regions.

You can now watch the whole conference online. Logon to or browse the listings below for the full agenda of panels and keynotes.

Keynote speeches:

Securing our Strength for the Future - Wayne Swan MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, Government of Australia 
Covered Bonds – Worth the Wait? - Mauricio Noe, Managing Director, Head of Covered Bonds, Deutsche Bank
Australian Covered Bonds in the Global Context - Christoph Anhamm, Head of Covered Bonds Origination, Royal Bank of Scotland

Panel discussions:
Beginnings – The Australian Covered Bond Market
Tim Hughes, Treasurer, Suncorp
Christian Joannidis, Head of Group Funding, National Australia Bank
Rick Moscati, Group Treasurer, ANZ
Tim van Klaveren, Senior Portfolio Manager, UBS Global Asset Management
Curt Zuber, Group Treasurer, Westpac Banking Corporation

Investors and the Primary Market
David Goodman, Director, ABS Strategy, Westpac Institutional Bank
John Manning, Senior Investment Manager, Aberdeen Asset Management Limited
John Sorrell, Head of Credit, Tyndall Investment Management Ltd
Jason Wolfe, Director – Syndicate, RBS

Kangaroo Borrowers
Mahes Hettige, Head of Balance Sheet Management, Treasury, Bank of New Zealand
Masahiro Kobayashi, Chief Economist, Global Market, Japan Housing Finance Agency
Mauricio Noé, Managing Director, Head of Covered Bonds, Deutsche Bank
David Power, Head of Funding, Royal Bank of Canada

Investors and the Secondary Market
Mark Abrahams, Director - Debt Syndicate and FI Origination, Global Capital Markets, National Australia Bank
Mary-Jane Fallon, Investment Manager, Energy Industries Superannuation Scheme Pty Limited
Adam Gaydon, Director, Debt Syndicate, ANZ
Robert Mead, Managing Director, Pimco
Claus Tofte Nielsen,  Head of Position Management, Allocation Strategies, Norges Bank Investment Management

For information regarding future speaking or sponsorship opportunities please contact Ruth Beddows on +44 (0)20 7779 8829 or email

Thu 14 Jun 2012

The Sheraton on the Park, Sydney