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As Australia navigates its way out of the coronavirus pandemic, a key question from a business perspective is: what forces might play a role in shaping the future?
QSuper hosted an inspiring business leaders’ lunch and panel discussion in October to explore this question. The panel featured Port of Brisbane Acting CEO Neil Stephens, Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) Head of Global Infrastructure Ross Israel, and QSuper Head of Funds Management Liz Kumaru.
They were uniquely placed to provide an intersection of perspectives on investment as:
The panelists spoke about what changes might unfold in 2022, and the forces at work behind them. Topics ranged from COVID-19 to climate change, technology to inflation, and the increasing shift towards more super funds investing in commercial infrastructure.
Here’s what they had to say about the forces shaping our future in 2022.
“Once we open borders, then people’s spending patterns will return to something akin to what they once were.”
“I think as we go into 2022, inflation’s going to be an important point for people to consider.”
“The most critical [force] driving investor considerations at the moment would be climate change. It’s something that monopolises an enormous amount of governance conversation and due diligence and consideration as an investor.”
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