Our Speakers


Pension Investment Academy Seminars are renowned for the high quality of their speakers. The following pension fund industry experts are due to speak at a PIA seminar in the future. 

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Anish Butani


Anish Butani

Senior Associate, Private Markets


Anish is a Senior Director in the Private Markets team at bfinance and leads the firm’s coverage of the infrastructure asset class. Since joining bfinance in 2017, Anish has advised a broad range of clients globally, including Canadian institutional investors, in allocating over $4.5bn to the infrastructure asset class. Prior to joining bfinance, Anish gained over ten years’ experience as a corporate financier, advising on mergers and acquisitions, financings and valuations of assets in the infrastructure asset class primarily at KPMG in London and latterly at John Laing Group plc, the international developer of infrastructure projects, where he was responsible for leading and shaping divestment processes of their infrastructure project portfolio during 2016/17. Under Anish’s leadership, bfinance was in 2019 recognised by Infrastructure Journal as ‘Best Investment Consultancy’ as recognised by leading market participants in the asset class.


We want to let you know our policy re the Coronavirus and our forthcoming Meetings. Until it is possible to hold physical events, we are temporarily holding all our seminars as Virtual Forum Seminars.

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