October 19, 2016

The LBMA/LPPM Precious Metals Conference 2016

The LBMA/LPPM Precious Metals Conference took place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore on 16 - 18 October 2016. Please see below the programme of sessions and speakers.

Day 1 Monday 17th October

  • Opening Session - Welcome Remarks
    Grant Angwin, LBMA Co-Chairman and President, Asahi Refining |View Speech
    Paul Fisher, LBMA Co-Chairman |View Speech
    Tim Pearce, LPPM Chairman and General Manager, Johnson Matthey |View Speech
  • Introductory Remarks
    Ruth Crowell, LBMA Chief Executive |View Speech
  • Keynote Speeches
    International Macro-Economic Perspective
    William White, Chairman of the OECD Economic and Development Review Committee | View Slides |View Speech
    View from the Regional Economic Perspective
    Eric Robertsen, Managing Director, Head, Global Macro Strategy and FX Research, Standard Chartered Bank | View Slides
  • Session 2: Debt & Deflation – Does Gold Offer Effective Protection?
    Moderator: William White, Chairman of the OECD Economic Development and Review Committee
    Panel Discussion
    Terence Kooyker, Portfolio Manager, Blenheim Capital Management, LLC
    Kathleen Kelley, Commodities Consultant, Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management and Consultant to Blackrock
    Ray Eyles, Partner of the Commodities Fund, Millennium Capital SG
    Tom Kendall, Head of Precious Metals Strategy, ICBC Standard Bank
  • Session 3: LBMA Developments
    Moderator: Ruth Crowell, LBMA Chief Executive & Co
    GDL Update
    Neil Harby, LBMA Head of Good Delivery | View Slides
    Strategy Update - Cinnober BOAT
    Jamie Khurshid, CEO, Boat Services Ltd at Cinnober Financial Technology | View Slides |View Speech
    Regulation Update
    Sakhila Mirza, LBMA General Counsel | View Slides
  • Session 4: The Bullion Market in China
    Moderator: Albert Cheng CEO, Singapore Bullion Market Association and Advisor, World Gold Council | View Slides |View Speech
    Developments in the Chinese Market
    Jiao Jinpu, Chairman, Shanghai Gold Exchange | View Slides
    Reconciliation and Discrepancies of Gold flows into China
    Matthew Turner, Associate Director, Macquarie Capital (Europe) Ltd | View Slides |View Speech
    View from an International Bullion Bank
    Paul Voller, Managing Director, Global Head of Precious Metals, HSBC Bank USA, NA | View Slide |View Speech
    View from a Chinese Bullion Bank
    Yang Qing, Deputy General Manager, Global Market Department, Bank of China | View Slides |View Speech
  • Session 5: India – Redefining Gold … the Shift from “Savings” to “Luxury”
    Moderator: Rajesh Khosla, Managing Director, MMTC-PAMP, India | View Slides
    Panel Discussion
    Surender Kumar Jindal, Managing Director, Jindal Dyechem Industries PVT Ltd
    Shekhar Bhandari, Senior EVP & Business Head – Global Transaction Banking & Precious Metals, Kotak Mahindra Bank | View Slides
    Sunil Kashyap, Managing Director, Global Banking and Markets, Scotiabank and Chairman of the SBMA
    David Gornall, Consultant, DG Consulting

Day 2 Tuesday 18th October

  • Session 6: PGM Growth in Asia
    Moderator: John Cullen, Director, Precious Metals Management, Johnson Matthey |View Q and A
    Outlook for the Auto Catalysts Market in China
    Henry Liu, General Manager, Johnson Matthey | View Slides |View Speech
    Driving Platinum Demand within Asian Jewellery Markets
    Huw Daniel, CEO, Platinum Guild International |View Slides |View Speech
    Platinum Retail Business in Japan
    Kate Harada, Officer, General Manager, Tanaka Holdings Co.,Ltd | View Slides |View Speech
    Asia’s Impact on the PGM Market and Prices, Now and In the Future
    Beresford Clarke, Managing Director and Head of Research (PGMs), SFA (Oxford) Ltd |View Slides |View Speech
  • Session 7: Producers and Refiners: The Challenges of Financing and Managing Price Risk
    Moderator: Courtney Lynn, Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer, Coeur Mining, Inc. |View Speech
    Panel Discussion
    Richard G Hayes, CEO, The Perth Mint
    John Welborn, CEO & Managing Director, Resolute Mining Limited
    Stuart Murray, Non-Executive Chairman and Director, Sylvania Platinum Limited
  • Session 8: Responsible Gold Guidance
    Moderator: Shivani Kannabhiran, Policy Adviser, Responsible Business Conduct Unit, OECD
    Panel Discussion
    Carolyn Duran, PhD, Director, Global Supply Management, Intel
    Kevin Telmer, Executive Director, Artisanal Gold Council
    David Higgins, Head of Interpol's Illicit Markets and Environmental Security Sub-Directorate
  • Session 10: Delegate Feedback & Closing Session
    Moderator: Ruth Crowell, Chief Executive, LBMA
    Wrap Up/Conference Review
    John Reade, Gold Strategist & Partner, Paulson Europe
    Dr David Jollie, Market Analysis Manager, Anglo American Platinum
    Conference Closing Remarks – Results of Forecast Survey
    Ruth Crowell, Chief Executive, LBMA | View Slides