ITV news journalist Alastair Stewart OBE is to host this
year's Guernsey Funds Forum in London.
Mr Stewart has worked in the media for nearly four decades and
has fronted programmes such as Police Camera Action! but
he is most commonly associated with being a presenter of the news
He will host the Guernsey Funds Forum 2010 which will take place
at the Grange St. Pauls Hotel on Wednesday 26th May.
The half-day conference and exhibition is titled 'Flight to
Quality' and will see Guernsey and UK funds experts tackling
the key issues facing the investment funds industry at the time of
the British General Election and beyond.
"I am very pleased that Alastair Stewart will be hosting
this year's Guernsey Funds Forum. He is well known for ensuring
that the most difficult questions are fully addressed. I am
confident that his style and our interactive format will mean that
once again we will have a lively debate involving both the
panellists and the audience that gets to the heart of the matters
under discussion," said Peter Niven, Chief Executive of
Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the
Island's finance industry.
The conference programme incorporates the sessions
'Transparency' including Bridget Barker from Macfarlanes,
'Distribution' with Scott Cochrane of Herbert Smith and
'Alternatives' featuring Jon Moulton, Better Capital.
There will also be an exhibition of Guernsey service providers,
including the Island's leading fund administrators, custodians,
legal practices and accountancy firms.
The event is being supported by the Association of Investment
Mr Niven added: "Globally the funds industry has had a
tough time during the last year to 18 months and there remain
challenging issues which need to be tackled. We believe that
Guernsey continues to offer great opportunities as a fund domicile
and that now is the time for us to step up our marketing as a
jurisdiction which offers quality in terms of leading service
providers and professional advisers, robust yet pragmatic
regulation and high standards of corporate governance."
The Guernsey Funds Forum takes place on Wednesday 26th May 2010
at the Grange St. Pauls Hotel, 10 Godliman Street, London, EC4V
5AJ. For more information about delegate, exhibition and
sponsorship opportunities contact Fiona Murray at Orchard Events firstname.lastname@example.org.
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