Webinar: Investment Outlook 2022

Event Type
Web Session

Start time: 12.00 pm 

End time: 1.00 pm


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In this webinar Niall O’Sullivan and Rupert Watson will talk about investment markets and general investment themes for the year ahead.


Niall O’Sullivan and Rupert Watson, Mercer
Biographical details


Clair Lonergan

Rupert is Head of Asset Allocation. He joined Mercer in May 2013 and is responsible for the asset allocation strategy of our discretionary mandates, both in terms of dynamic and strategic asset allocation. He manages clients’ Growth Portfolios as well as the Mercer Diversified Growth Fund.

Prior to joining Mercer, Rupert was Head of Asset Allocation at Skandia Investment Group and previously worked as a fund manager at Black River Asset Management, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Investec Asset Management and Merrill Lynch Investment Management. Rupert began his career at the Bank of England.

Rupert has a first class economics degree from Edinburgh University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Brid Quigley

Niall is the European CIO for Mercer’s Delegated Investment Solutions business. Niall’s team is responsible for the portfolio construction, manager selection and ongoing management and monitoring of Mercer’s range of Investment solutions in Europe.  

Niall joined Mercer from QED in Dublin where he was a Principal focusing on solution-driven investment opportunities with banks and insurance companies.

Prior to this, he spent four years on the structured business desk at Bank of Ireland Global Markets, focusing on the delivery of derivative-based solutions. In this position, he developed and implemented the bank’s LDI product range, as well as managing its suite of inflation-linked solutions. Niall has also worked with AIB Investment Managers and J Henry Schroder in the risk budgeting and structured derivatives areas, respectively. 

Niall graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1997 with a Gold Medal & First Class Honours in Mathematics.  He was also a Scholar of the College.  In 2002 he completed an Honours MSc from Dublin City University in Investments and Treasury Management in which he finished in first place.  He has lectured part-time on the Masters programme in the Institute of Bankers in Dublin.











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