PMAR Europe

11th Jun - 12th Jun 2018 from 09:00 - 18:00 , London EC3N 2LB

StatPro are proud to confirm that we are gold sponsors at the annual Performance, Measurement, Attribution and Risk conference in London, hosted by the Spaulding Group on the 11th and 12th June.

PMAR Europe attracts more than 200 performance and risk professionals. Attend the industry’s number one performance conference for your chance to interact with your colleagues from asset management firms, asset owners, custodians, top system providers, verification firms and subject matter experts from across the globe.

Why attend?

  • Stay up to date on trends
  • Gather an understanding of the issues related to performance measurement
  • Engage with peers on all levels and discuss best practices

Come and hear from our experts at our stand for a live demo of StatPro Revolution, and find out how we can assist you with all your portfolio analysis needs.


Carl Bacon, CIPM and Neil Smyth, Marketing and Technology Director will be presenting:
‘Distributing Portfolio Analytics – What can asset managers learn from Netflix?‘ on Day 2, 12th June at 09:10am.

Carl Bacon, CIPM

Carl Bacon CIPM, founded Otos Ltd in April 2000. Otos Ltd provides advice to asset managers on various risk and performance measurement issues.

Carl was Chairman of StatPro Plc from 2000 to 2017 and prior to that Director of Risk Control and Performance at Foreign & Colonial Management Ltd, Vice President Head of Performance (Europe) for J P Morgan Investment Management Inc., and Head of Performance for Royal Insurance Asset Management.

Carl holds a B.Sc. Hons. in Mathematics from Manchester University and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Performance Measurement. A founder member of both the Investment Performance Council and GIPS®, Carl is a chair of the GIPS Executive Committee, and ex-chair of both the Verification and Interpretation Sub-Committees, and founder of “The Freedom Index Company”

Carl is also the author of “Practical Portfolio Performance Measurement & Attribution” part of the Wiley Finance Series, “Practical Risk-adjusted Performance Measurement”, numerous articles and papers and editor of “Advanced Portfolio Attribution Analysis”

Neil Smyth, Marketing and Technology Director, StatPro


Neil is responsible for global marketing at StatPro along with group IT functions including on-premise and cloud infrastructure, security, and info-sec compliance. Neil joined StatPro in 1997 after completing his MSc in Multimedia Technology culminating in a 6-month placement with SONY at their European R&D center in Brussels. Neil has held positions in QA, Client Services and IT and was the CTO before taking up his current position in January 2011.

Neil started the research project which became StatPro Revolution in 2008, leading an initial group of architects and developers to produce prototypes and public beta’s ready for the commercial launch in March 2011. Neil works closely with product managers, developers and sales to formulate StatPro’s marketing strategy.