Manchester Central Convention Complex
Manchester Central Convention Complex, Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX, UK

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Event Date Tue Jun 25 BST - Thu Jun 27 BST (over 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Jun 25 12:00am - Thu Jun 27 12:00am
Location Manchester Central Convention Complex
Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX, UK
Region EMEA

Housing 2019, Europe’s largest and most inclusive housing festival and the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference, will examine and debate the biggest challenges facing the sector, featuring keynote addresses and panels from government officials and leaders in the housing sector.

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2018-2019 Speakers:

Terrie Alafat CBE
Chief executive, CIH

Jeanette Alfano
Director of technology, Optivo

Shamez Alibhai
Cheyne Capital

Michael Allen
Managing director - Tipi Quintain

Karen Allsop
Bolton at Home

Marco Amoedo
Chief technology officer, PowerObjects

John Anderson
Executive director, Kier Group

Keith Anderson
Chief executive, Port of Leith Housing Association

David Anderton
Chief information officer, Bromford Housing Group

Peter Andrew
Deputy Chairman, Home Builders Federation

Robin Appleby
GI consultant, Esri UK

Jess Asato
Public affairs manager, SafeLives

Nick Atkin
Chief executive, Halton Housing Trust

Richard Bacon MP
Chair, APPG on Self-Build Custom-Build and Independent Housebuilding

Stuart Baillie
Head of Planning, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Tim Barclay
Chief executive, Appello

Anne Baxendale
Deputy director communications policy and campaigns, Shelter

Mathew Baxter
Managing director
echelon Consultancy

Ron Beattie
Managing director, Beattie Passive

Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

Gemma Bell
Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors

Torsten Bell
Director, Resolution Foundation

Andy Belton
Chief operating officer, Notting Hill Genesis

Steve Benns
Innovation consultant, BT

John Betty
Strategic director economic growth and development, Cornwall Council

Jules Bickers
Director housing consultancy, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Tayo Bilewu
Business development, Funding Affordable Homes

Nick Billingham
Partner, Devonshires

Martin Bishop
Solutions architecture manager- UKIR public sector, AWS Solutions Architecture

Hilary Blackwell
Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

Tom Bloxham
Chairman, Urban Splash

Harriet Bosnell
Director of health care and support, Curo Group

Joanna Bouloux
Solicitor, Devonshires Solicitors

Hellen Bowey
Chief executive, Alcove

Nick Boxall-Hunt
Sector manager, Rant & Rave

Eamonn Boylan
Chief executive, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Mark Bradbury
Associate director- capital assets, Southampton City Council

Paul Bridge
Chief executive, Civitas

Andy Brown
Chief operating officer, L&Q

Phil Brunkard
Chief technology officer, BT

Jon Bryant
Director, Cube9Design

John Buckland

Jonathan Bull-Diamond
Head of partnerships, GVA

Sally Bundock
News presenter, BBC

Ian Burden
Property transaction lead - capital and cash, NHS Improvement

Andy Burnham
Mayor, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Lesley Burrows
Managing director, Positive Footprints

Jenny Buterchi
Partner, PRP Architects

Faisal Butt
Lead commissioner housing, London Borough of Barnet

Rachael Byrne
Executive Director- new models of care, Home Group

Cllr Kim Caddy
Cabinet member for housing, London Borough of Wandsworth

Laetitia Cailleteau
Director, Accenture Liquid Studios

Tim Carey
National Product Director, Willmott Dixon

Laura Carmody
Head of insight, HACT

Tim Carpenter
Managing director, Mears New Homes

Darren Carter
Cheyne Capital

Simon Century
Head of affordable housing, Legal and General

Louise Chase
Head of procurement, Northern Housing Consortium

Alison Chivers
Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

John Churchett
Director of social housing and construction, H+H

Paul Clark
Head of development consultancy and agency, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Paul Clarke
Director, Develin Consulting

Ben Clay
Founder, Clay & Co Consulting

Cllr Clare Coghill
Leader, London Borough of Waltham Forest

B Conway
Chief executive, Ilke Homes

Lucian Cook
Director of residential research, Savills

Richard Cook
Head of residential, Lendlease

Ruth Cooke
Group CEO, Clarion Housing Group

Matt Cooney
Chief operating officer, PA Housing

Evie Copland
Digital strategist, Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership

Louise Coulson

Andrew Cowan
Devonshires Solicitors

David Cowans
Group chief executive, Places for People

Sarah Critchley
senior dynamics 365 consultant, PowerObjects

Luke Cross
Editor, Social Housing

Simon Cross
Director building futures group, BRE

Jacqui Daly
Director residential investment research and strategy, Savills

Jenny Danson
Director, Jenny Danson Limited

Andrew Darron
Executive director, Groundwork

Kate Davies
Chief executive, Notting Hill Housing Trust

Melanie Dawes
Permanent Secretary, MHCLG

Mike De'Ath
HTA Design

Sasha Deepwell
Chief executive, Irwell Valley Housing Association

Arturo Dell
Director of technology and innovation, HouseMark

Ben Derbyshire
President, Royal Institute of British Architects

Marcus Dixon
General manager, Informed Actions

David Done
Chief executive, RHP

Steve Douglas
Chair, Leadership 2025

Norma Dove-Edwin
Chief data and information officer, Places for People

Matthew Downie
Director of policy and external affairs,Crisis

Jonathan Drake
Service director salix living, Salix Homes

Rob Driver
Head of public sector, Tech UK

Jenni Dudley
Domestic scheme manager, BRE

James Duncan
Partner and head of real estate investment, Winckworth Sherwood

Steve Dungworth
Director of digital transformation, Accent Group

Patrick Dunne
Chairman, Boardelta

Olwen Dutton
Partner and head of local government, Anthony Collins Solicitors

Heather Eagland
ICT project manager, Accent Group

Mark Easton
Home editor, BBC News

Tim Ebenezer
Technology and solutions director, Civica Digital

Matt Eddy
Business project manager, mhs homes

David Edwards
Non-executive director, PA Housing

Gareth Edwards
Director, Rapid Information Systems

Natalie Elphicke
Chief executive, The Housing and Finance Institute

Jay Epton
Director, Microsoft UK

Maxine Espley
Executive director, Accord

Helen Evans
Chief executive, Network Housing Group

Sian Evans
Partner, Weightmans

Mark Farmer
Founding director and chief executive, Cast

Steve Farquhar
Consultant, Merkle Aquila

Jennie Ferrigno BEM
Chair, Wycombe Youth Action

John Fisher
Managing director, CHIC

Tracy Fishwick
Founder, Transform Lives

Kate Forrester
Head of customer liaison, The Guinness Partnership

Duncan Forrow
Deputy director of customer experience, HouseMark

Barry Forsythe
Greenacre Recruitment

Christopher Freeman
Theme lead for digital manufacturing and augmented reality technical fellow, AMRC

David Gall
Associate Director, BRE

Darrin Gamble
Localities leader, Bromford Group

Matthew Gardiner
Chief executive, Trafford Housing Trust

Alison Garnham
Chief executive, Child Poverty Action Group

Kim Gasson
Chief technology officer for Field Force Automation, BT

Katie Ghose
Chief executive, Women's Aid

Ann Gibbons
Executive director customer services, Metropolitan

John Giesen
Chair, Tpas

Carly Glover
IT business manager, Mears Group

Miriam Gonzalez
Co-chair - international trade and government regulation, Dechert

Tim Goodman
Director, ICAB

Josh Graham
Chief executive, EHAB

Shelagh Grant
Chief executive, The Housing Forum

David Gray
Bid development director, AM Bid

Faye Greaves
Policy and Practice Officer, CIH

Chris Green
Partner, Weightmans

Ian Gregg
Executive director of asset services , The Riverside Group

Robert Grundy
Head of Housing, Savills

Alessandro Guazzi
Co-founder, Sentimoto

Gareth Hall
Partner, Devonshires Solicitors

Bill Halsall
Senior partner, Halsall Lloyd Partnership

Alison Halstead
Head of Retirement Living, Riverside

Brian Ham
Executive Director Development, Home Group

Ruth Hancock
Professor - economics of health and welfare, University of East Anglia

Michelle Hannah
Director, Cast

Martin Harlow
Senior consultant, XPS Pensions Group

Simon Harold
Business Development Director, PCE Ltd

Louise Harris
Managing Director, Alder Training

Liz Haworth
Group director of delivery and transformation, Torus

Matt Haworth
Co-founder, Impact

John Healey
House Of Commons

Paula Heatley
Head of design quality and new homes, Peabody

Peter Hedderly
Executive director for corporate services, The Guinness Partnership

Kate Henderson
Chief executive, TCPA

Kelly Henderson

Tracy Hendren
Managing director, NPSS

Alan Heron
Director of procurement, Procurement Hub

Martin Hilditch
Managing Editor, Inside Housing

John Hills
Co-director LSE international inequalities institute, LSE

Anthony Hilton
Economist and broadcaster, The Independent and Evening Standard

Gaby Hinsliff
Columnist, The Guardian

Eef Hogervorst
Professor of psychology, Loughborough University

Dan Hollas
Project director- fire, Clarion Housing Group

Kyle Holling
Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

Maggie Houghton
Programme manager, The Hyde Group

Geraldine Howley
Group Chief Executive, Incommunities

Alison Inman OBE
President, CIH

Yoric Irving-Clarke
Policy and practice research officer, CIH

Graham Isdale
Group director of public affairs, Wheatley Group

Jonathon Ivory
Managing director, Atlas Residential

Janet Jadavji
Chief executive, Yecco

Victoria Jardine
Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors

Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP
Secretary of state, MHCLG

Neil Jefferson
Chief operating officer, NHBC

Aaron John
Director, echelon Consultancy

Jon Johnson
Chief executive, Reach Homes

Bevan Jones
Managing director, Sustainable Homes

Chris Jones

Mervyn Jones
Director- housing consultancy, Savills

Wes Jones
Principal, XPS Pensions Group

Beckie Joyce
Project director - real estate projects, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Kate Jungnitz
Director, Plus Dane Housing

Megan K Fox
Writer and director, Calling Home

Carla Keegans
The Ethical Lettings Agency

Kris Kelliher
Partner- real estate and projects, Devonshires

David Kelly
Group director, BRE

Sandy Kelly
Vice-chair , NSG

Kate Kennally
Chief executive, Cornwall Council

Mark Kent
Operations Director, Dolphin Living

Brendan Kilpatrick
Senior partner, PRP

Stephen Kinsella
Executive director - land, Homes England

Sir Ken Knight CBE
Chair, Independent Expert Advisory Panel - Building Safety Programme

Beth Knowles
Mayoral lead for homelessness and rough sleeping, Greater Manchester Mayor's Office

Raj Kotecha
Project technical lead, Laing O'Rourke

Zou Kouache
Business analyst, Gentoo

Tom Lancefield
Technology services manager, Civica

Debbie Larner
Head of practice, CIH

Robin Lawler
Chief executive, Northwards Housing

The Rt Hon Sir Oliver Letwin MP
The Independent Review of Build Out

Gareth Lewis
Consultant, XPS Pensions Group

Sj Lister
Policy and practice officer, CIH

Mark London
Head of construction and engineering, Devonshires

David Loudon
Owner, DtL Creative

Carol Lynch
Chief executive, Construction Youth Trust

Fiona MacGregor
Executive director of regulation, RSH

John Madden
Research director, Winmark

Emma Maier
Editor in chief, Inside Housing

Barry Malki
Head of communities, HACT

Steve Malone

Kit Malthouse MP
Minister of state for housing, MHCLG

Dame Mary Marsh
Non-Executive Director, HSBC

Emma Marshall
Programme manager, L Marks

Chris Masey

Carol Matthews
Chief executive, Riverside

Nicholas McAlpine-Lee
Chief executive officer, Heylo Housing

Kelly McCabe
Managing Director, The Mortgage People

Eamon McGoldrick
Managing Director, NFA

Helen McGregor
Director of strategy and investment, Notting Hill Genesis

Colette Mckune

Deborah McLaughlin
Managing director real estate projects, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Joe McLoughlin
Assistant director- astraline and innovation, Johnnie Johnson Housing

Ciara McMillan
Industry Director Housing, Hitachi Solutions

Louise McQuillan
Digital inclusion specialist, Texthelp

Anil Mehta
Group customer insight and policy Manager, Together Group

Andrew Mellor
Partner, PRP

Clare Miller
Executive director governance and compliance, Clarion Housing Group

Rachael Mills
Project manager sustainability, Southern Housing Group

Andrew Minson
Executive Director, Modern Masonry

Anna Minton
Reader- school of architecture, University of East London

Cllr Louise Mitchell
Portfolio lead member- housing, London Borough of Waltham Forest

Gordon More
Chief investment officer, Homes England

Andrew Morrison
Managing Director, AM Bid

Trevor Morrow
Chief executive, Red Kite Community Housing

Philip Moss
Chief technology Officer, Inprova Group

Paul Munday
Co-founder, RentProfile

Paul Munday
Chief executive, Funding Affordable Homes

Luke Murphy
Associate director for the environment housing and infrastructure, IPPR

Nick Murphy
Chief executive, Nottingham City Homes

James Murray
Deputy mayor, GLA

Peter Murray
Chairman, New London Architecture

Stewart Murray
Head of the development group, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Geeta Nanda
Chief executive, Metropolitan

Alex Nash
Founder and director, Alcuris

Polly Neate
Chief executive, Shelter

Dave Neilson
Chief executive, Fusion21

Amy Nettleton
Chair, NSG

Oliver Novakovic
Technical and Innovation Director, Barratt Developments

Liam O'Connell
Fringe Host, Housing 2018

Céire O'Rourke
Business unit leader- residential, Laing O'Rourke

Ray O'Rourke KBE
Chief executive, Laing O'Rourke

Jenny Osbourne
Chief executive, Tpas

Ciaran O'Shea
Business development director, Mears Group

Mike Owen
Chief executive, Merthyr Valley Homes

James Palmer
Mayor, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Geoff Parkinson
Director of Procurement, Fortem

Steve Partridge
Director of housing, Savills

Alastair Parvin
Co-founder, WikiHouse Foundation

John Paul
IT director, Anchor

Leigh Pearce
Nationwide Foundation

Phil Pemberton
Director of asset strategy and delivery, The Riverside Group

Richard Pennington
Managing director, 4net Technologies

Gordon Perry
Independent board member and consultant, ARK Housing Consultancy

Mark Perry

Ayesha Pettifor
Chair, CIH Futures

Glenn Phillips
Chief technology officer, Mobysoft

Chan Phung
Chief technology officer, VisionWare- A Civica Group Company

David Pipe
Policy and practice officer, CIH

Ian Piper
Interim CEO, Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Holly Porter
Founding Director, Surface to Air Architects

Jane Porter
Chief Operating Officer, Optivo

Jason Powell
Head of manufacturing, Accord Housing

Steve Quartermain
Chief planner, MHCLG

Peter Quinn

Dominic Raab MP
Minister of State, MHCLG

Dane Ralston
Founder and director, iOpt Limited

Sally Randall
Director housing standards and support, MHCLG

Bronwen Rapley
Chief executive, Onward Housing

Kush Rawal
Commercial director, TVHA

Marvin Rees
Mayor, Bristol City Council

Melanie Rees
Head of policy, CIH

Nigel Rees
Joint Managing Director, Aareon

Joe Reeves
Executive director of growth and corporate affairs, Midland Heart

Neil Revely
Board member, ADASS Housing Policy Network

Paul Richards
Group Customer Services Director, Orbit

Steve Richards
BBC presenter and columnist

Sue Riddlestone OBE
Chief executive and co-founder, Bioregional

Simon Ridley
Director General Decentralisation and growth, MHCLG

David Ripley
Director of Business Development, Thirteen Group

Gwyn Roberts
New homes and communities team leader, BRE

John Roberts

Anna Robson

B Robson
Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Trina Robson
Director, Love Barrow Families

Kevin Rodgers
Chief executive, WM Housing Group

Mark Rogers
Director of business transformation, Moat Housing

Becky Rogerson
Chief executive, My Sister's Place

Joanne Roney
Chief executive, Manchester City Council

Will Routh
Head of sustainability, Southern Housing Group

S Rowe
Senior Policy Officer, Crisis

Simon Rubinsohn
Chief Economist, RICS

Seth Rutt
Architect Partner, Hawkins Brown

Jay Saggar
Launchpad Coordinator, HACT

Katie Saunders
Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

Cem Savas
Co-founder, Plentific

Jon Sawyer
Development Director, Igloo

Andrew Screen
Managing Director, Resi Capital Management and TradeRisks Limited

Mark Sebba
Chair, Hyde Housing

Jonathan Seddon
CEO, Seddon

Nick Sedgwick
Director of service development, Hanover

Chimi Shakohoxha
Head of development and generation, Capsticks

Fay Shanahan
Corporate director of operations, whg

Jonathan Sharp
Sales and marketing director, Britannic Technologies

Tim Shipman
Political Editor, Sunday Times

Dan Short
Director, Greenacre Recruitment

Simon Short
Head of spatial solutions, Homes England

Tom Shrive
Chief Executive, AskPorter

Graham Sibley
Market Development Manager, NHBC

Doug Silverstone
Head of data, TVHA

Clare Skidmore
Strategy Director, Housing LIN

Director, LHC

Gavin Smart
Deputy Chief Executive, CIH

Christopher Smith
Director, New Town Utopia

David Smith
Economics Editor, The Sunday Times

Paul Smith
Bristol City Council

Barbara Spicer
Chief executive, Plus Dane Housing Group

Robert Squires
National Business Development Manager, Durisol UK

Tony Stacey
South Yorkshire Housing Association

Yvonne Steele
Team manager- income RTB and leasehold services, Dudley MBC

Isobel Stephen
Director Housing Supply, MHCLG

Vickie Stevenson
Head of ICT and Applications, Osborne

Jim Strang
Vice president, CIH

Emily Sturgess
Senior Consultant, XPS Pensions Group

Ryan Tahmassebi
Head of delivery, Hive HR

Abi Tassie
GIS Developer, Flagship Group

Issy Taylor
Group head of strategy and business development, One Manchester

Max Taylor

Stephen Teagle
Galliford Try Partnerships

Jean Templeton
Chief Executive, St Basils

Jennifer Thomas
Head of Built Environment, MHCLG

Guy Thompson
Head of Architecture Housing and Sustainability, MPA The Concrete Centre

Helen Thompson
Executive Director - Housing & Construction, The Calico Group

Neil Thompson
Client account director, Gas Tag

Jasper Thomson
Founder, Help Bristol's Homeless

Heather Tierney-Moore OBE
Chief executive, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Topi Tiihonen
Co-founder and Chief Executive, SkenarioLabs

Alison Tooby
Director, Love Barrow Families

Elaine Toogood
Senior Architect, MPA The Concrete Centre

Andy Tookey
Managing Partner, Baily Garner

Polly Toynbee
Columnist, The Guardian

Cheryl Tracy
Board member, CIH Futures

Jennifer Travassos
Head of prevention growth planning and housing, Westminster City Council

Laura Tressler
Housing manager for L&SE, BT

Jane Trevithick
Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors

Stephen Trusler
Laing O'Rourke

Stephen Uden
Head of social investment, Nationwide Building Society

Simon Underwood
Managing Director, Elements Europe

Helen Undy
Head of External Affairs, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute

Andrew van Doorn
Chief executive, HACT

Ceri Victory-Rowe
Vice-chair, Greensquare

Martin Vincent
Partner and Head of Education, Weightmans

Andy von Bradsky
Architectural Advisor, MHCLG

Nick Walkley
Chief Executive, Homes England

Jonathan Walters

Baroness Diana Warwick
Chair, National Housing Federation

Julie Wass
Customer service team leader, Ongo

Alison Watson MBE
Chief executive, Class Of Your Own Limited (COYO)

Judy Waugh
Executive director of membership and education, CIH

Philip Webster
Strategic Director, Equity Housing Group

Sharron Webster
Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

Sarah Weir OBE
Chief Executive, Design Council

Darren Welsh
Corporate director- housing, London Borough of Waltham Forest

Karen White
Director of safety, Newark and Sherwood District Council

Richard Whittaker
Director of development, WM Housing Group

Neil Wightman
Director housing services, London Borough of Lambeth

Nigel Wilson
Chief executive, Wythenshawe Community Housing Group

Ed Winfield
UK Sales director, Content Guru

Paul Wootton
Director of specialist lending, Nationwide Building Society

Rob Wray
Deputy chief executive, HACT

Ian Wright
Director, Unforgiving Minute

Kerry Wright
Director of Strategic Development, PowerObjects

Mike Wright
Strategic lead on Homelessness, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Louise Wyman
General Manager Strategic Growth, Homes England

Alan Yates
Executive Commercial Director, Accord Housing

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors:


• bre
• modern masonry

• Anthony Collins
• echelon
• Weightmans

• Nationwide

• H+H


• Cheyne Capital
• EQUITY Housing group
• GalliforfTry Partnerships
• Seddon
• Winckworth

• savills

• Aareon
• accent
• civica
• Devonshires
• Hitachi Solutions
• Orchard
• Valueworks

• ilke HOMES
• Premier
• th trowers & hamlins

• savills

• Winckworth Sherwood



• Homes England



• Wheatly Group


• Nationwide
• united living


• Gallifordtry
• higgins

• Bevan Brittan
• great places
• one manchester
• The Regenda Group
• Wythenshawe


• Archetech
• Design Buy Biuld
• e-architect
• RefurbRenovation News
• VISION people & the glazing industry magazine.

• 24housing
• 3C Consultants
• 4 Front Furniture
• 4net Technologies Ltd
• 7 Video
• Aareon UK
• Accent Group
• Active Housing
• AGS Tech
• AKW Medi-Care
• AkzoNobel / Dulux Trade
• Alertcom
• Altodigital
• AM Bid
• Amphobond Ltd
• Amtech
• Ancoris
• Anglian Building Products
• Anthony Collins Solicitors
• Appello
• Arco
• Arena Group
• ARK Consultancy
• Arrow County Supplies