Presentations delivered in previous years can be seen on the Global Family Office Community website Knowledge Centre

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 

6.30pm - 8.30pm

Evening welcome reception for delegates at the Crystal Suite, The Dorchester

Thursday, June 13, 2019 -

Global Family Office Conference, The Ballroom, The Dorchester

Our 2018 agenda can be seen below:

8.30am Registration and breakfast

9.45am Performance by students from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama


Welcome and introduction:

Vahe Vartanian, Founder & CEO, Global Family Office Community

10.00am Session 1: Global Trends and the Issues Currently Facing Family Offices


Steen Jakobsen will outline the macroeconomic and political landscape, as well as his annual "Outrageous Predictions" which will spark debate.



Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist & CIO, Saxo Markets


Followed by Panel Discussion:

Per Wimmer, CEO, Wimmer Family Office

Patricia Armstrong, Senior Director, Institute for Family Culture, Abbot Downing

Robert Macro, Partner, Private Client, Druces

11.15am Morning coffee break

11.45am Session 2: Legal and tax update / Investment opportunities


Sesssion Chair:

John Elder, Managing Director, Knox Investment Consulting


Presentation on legal and tax update

Robert Macro, Partner, Private Client, Druces

Charles Avens, Senior Associate, Employment & Business Immigration, Druces


Panel Discussion: Where can family offices find good returns?

Mark Stephen, Founder & Managing Director, Reditum Capital

Lex Van Dam, Principal, Rinkelberg Family Office

Brian Skerry, CIO, Raptor Group Holdings

Matthew Watson, Xplora

12.45pm Lunch

1.45pm Session 3: Family Office Leadership and Transition


Presentation: Family office compensation study update

Paul Westall, Director, Agreus Group


Presentation: How to be an effective leader

Mike Sergeant, Director, Sergeant Leaders (former BBC correspondent)


Family office leadership and transition - interview with families on stage

Atul and Naman Pathak (father and son)

Shk. Nadia and Shk. Deena Aldoseri (mother and daughter)

Princess Gisela of Liechtenstein and Princess Therese of Liechtenstein (sisters)

3.00pm Afternoon tea break

3.30pm Session 4: Healthcare and Technology


Session Chair:

Ian Morley, Chairman, Wentworth Hall Family Office


Presentation and discussion: Health as part of family office risk strategy

Priyanka Chaturvedi, Founder & Managing Director, HealthClic

Dr Anuj Chaturvedi, Medical Director & Family GP, HealthClic

Zachary Fernandes, International Business Development, Veritas Genetics


Presentations and discussion: The future of Technology, what can we expect?

Nathan Beaver, Partner, Customer & Digital, KPMG

Vram Oknayan, Executive Director for Digital Transformation & Innovation, Microsoft


Simon Anholt, The Good Country

Performance by students from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama


Closing remarks

5.00pm - 7.00pm

Farewell drinks reception with canapes at the Crystal Suite, The Dorchester

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