Peggy Van De Plassche

Peggy Van De Plassche

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Peggy is a captivating speaker; she dispenses great insights, while being engaging, light and approachable. She is the Founder and CEO of Roar Growth, a world-renowned strategic advisory firm helping boards and C-Suite at top wealth and asset managers. She provides support on problematics ranging from digital transformation to strategy, sustainable investing, and transactions.

Peggy particularly enjoys collaborating with wealth and asset managers as a speaker at board retreats, client conferences and corporate events. She collaborated in this capacity with international players, such as CIC CapitalCI Financial and Power Financial.

A sought-after international speaker in the financial services space, she participated in conferences all over the world in places such as Montreal, Bogota, New York, Zurich or Toronto. She has spent 20 years in the financial services and technology industries, as a business advisor, senior executive, institutional investor, corporate director and entrepreneur.

Prior to starting her own firm, Peggy led innovation for CIBC, managed a European family office, started 2 fintech companies and allocated several billions of capital on behalf of CGI & BMO.

A board member at Invest in CanadaImpak FinanceFrontFundr and Hackergal, Peggy is passionate about board work. She is an active angel investor with a portfolio of more than a dozen companies in the FinTech space, giving her great visibility on the digital transformation happening in the industry.

Peggy has a strong online presence and a dedicated following; you can find some of her publications on MediumSubstackLinkedin and YouTube.

Fluent in English and French, she will be captivating your audience in either language!

Speaking Topics

The Future of Wealth Management

  • Traditional model is under transition (regulatory pressures, technology changes, client expectations, harsh competition)
  • Demographics trends (ageing population, wealth transfer, working age population)
  • New clientele (women, millennials, socially minded)
  • New competitors (BigTech, Fintech, Asian players)
  • New business models (advice-based ecosystems, hybrid, responsible)
  • Recommendations

Microdosing Psychedelics for Work, Relationships, and Happiness

Speaking Topics

  • Limiting beliefs are the ultimate glass ceiling
  • How limiting beliefs might block your career
  • How to grow your AUM by using the Psychology of Money
  • The future of wealth management
  • Impact of Socially Responsible Investing in wealth and asset managers