Sunday, 30 April 2017

Social Housing Finance Conference programme

Join us to explore the biggest questions our industry is facing and identify the solutions that can help make a difference. With such an enormous period of change and uncertainty, this event is the perfect platform for leaders within the sector to come together, take stock and re-energise.

Key topics

  • Regulatory update
  • Business models to fund market tenures
  • Different delivery models
  • Refinancing and covenants
  • Unlocking capacity in smaller housing associations
  • Active asset management
  • Who should own social housing assets?


  • The topics that matter most, all in one day
  • 35+ of the sector’s leading thinkers and practitioners
  • Over 7 hours of unrivalled analysis and best practice
  • 350 senior housing professionals

Speakers confirmed

Waqar Ahmed, Group finance director, L&Q
Julian Ashby, Chair, Regulatory Committee, HCA
Ric Blakeway, Former deputy mayor for housing, GLA
Jenny Brown, Head of Housing, Grant Thornton
Adam Challis, Head of residential research, JLL
Helen Edwards, Board member, Peabody
Paul Gray, Finance director, BPHA
Robert Grundy, Head of housing, Savills
Mark Hattersley, Chief financial officer, Sovereign
Andy Howarth, Finance director, Fortis Living
John Hudson, Chief Finance Officer, Home Group
Corne Koppelaar, Founder, Global Habitat
Sue Lock,Director, strategy and policy, older people, Guinness Care and Support
Peter McCormack, Chief executive, Derwent Living
Richard Petty, Lead director, affordable housing, JLL
Jonathan Pryor, Partner, Smith and Williamson
Helen Rourke, Finance director, Trafford Housing Trust
Steve Simkins, Associate partner, pensions practice, KPMG
Gail Teasdale, Finance director, Accent
James Tickell, Partner, Campbell Tickell
Anne Turner, Board Member, Network and Asra Housing
Mark Washer, Chief financial officer, Clarion Housing Group
Jeff Zitron, Chair, Altair
Andrew Dawber, Director, Civitas Housing Advisors
Professor Christine Whitehead, Emeritus professor of housing economics, LSE
Paul Rickard, Group finance director, One Housing Group
Dave Cassidy, Head of social housing, Barclays
Tim Saunders, Fund director, PfP Capital
Catherine Webster, Strategic finance & investment director, Quintain
Simon Century, Director, corporate finance and partnerships, L&G
Henrietta Podd, JCRA
Nick Walkley, Chief executive, HCA
Jamie Smith, deputy chief executive & finance director, Swan Housing
Chris Walker, Co-founder and director, Chamberlain Walker
Al Robinson, Asset and risk management, Rothesay Life
Deborah Shackleton, Chair, Grainger Trust
Richard Normington, infrastructure and sustainable investments, Investment Association
David Montague, Chief executive L&Q