*Times are listed in BST. The agenda and order of the panel topics are subject to change.

09:30am Opening remarks

Jiří Krόl

Global Head of the Alternative Credit Council, AIMA


09:45am - Panel | Investor perspectives on the value proposition of private credit

This session will explore the evolution of private credit’s value proposition from the investor perspective, including the value of private credit’s illiquidity and complexity premia, as well as the impact of changes in the macro-economic environment on the demand for private credit amongst asset owners.

Jon Masters

Head of Business Development, INDOS Financial, a JTC Group Company.


10:25am - Fireside chat | ESG Integrated Disclosure Project one year on

This session will focus on the progress and successes of the ESG Integrated Disclosure Project (IDP) over the last year in creating an industry standard for ESG-related disclosure. The panel will also discuss how the initiative has been received by sponsors, banks and asset owners, as well as what to expect from the ESG IDP next year.

Amanda Gray

Senior ESG Credit Analyst, Apollo Global Management



11:15am – Focus on real estate debt

The session will delve into the real estate debt sector, what differentiates it from other lending-based strategies and the growth prospects for the market.

JB Gerber

Partner & Head of US Real Estate Debt Origination, Ares

Jiří Krόl

Global Head of the Alternative Credit Council, AIMA


11:40am – Panel | Standing out from the crowd

This session will examine how private credit funds are investing in data analytics, risk management and enhanced portfolio monitoring to support the investment process and improve client outcomes.

Nathan Brown

Chief Operating Officer, Arcmont Asset Management Limited

Kellie Hata

Head of European Private Markets, Albourne Partners



12:20pm – Focus on trade finance

The session will look at the trade finance opportunities for credit funds, what you need to know when investing in the market and drivers behind its growth.


1:00pm - 1:30pm - Lunchtime workshop

Key market trends across leading credit fund domiciles








1:45pm - Panel | Future leaders in private credit

This session will bring together new industry voices to discuss the opportunities and themes they believe will shape the asset class in the coming months and years. It will also look at the career opportunities for people moving into the industry and the attraction of private credit within the broader alternatives market.


2:20pm – Panel | Structuring trends in a changing market

This session will consider what is driving investors preferences when it comes to product design and how this is affecting the structure of new fund launches. It will also explore the role of liquidity management tools and leverage in credit fund structures and whether investors expectations are converging or diverging.


3:25pm – Fireside chat | Focus on non-sponsored lending

This session will look at how the non-sponsored sector has fared in the face of tougher macro conditions, the infrastructure and expertise firms need to stay ahead in this market and what to expect in 2024.

Sven Gralla

Fundmanager Private Debt, Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe Privatbank AG, Kapital 1852


3:50pm – Panel | The road to retailisation

This session will examine how private credit fund managers are developing new retail products and whether the democratisation of private markets now extends to true retail clients. It will also consider how the new LTAF and ELTIF have been received by the market and the broader operational challenges faced by firms looking to evolve their product offering and cater for retail clients.

Michael Bogdan

Head of Alternatives Product Research & Development, Goldman Sachs Asset & Wealth Management