Conference 2022 timetable

Monday 24 January

15.00
Conference registration with hotel check in (Hotel Reception)
19.00
Casual Dinner (Main Restaurant)
20.30
Drinks & Networking (Seymour Room)

Tuesday 25 January

09.00
Registration (Hotel Reception)
10.00
Welcome (Main Hall)

Speaker: Stephanie Lloyd-Foxe, NHMF Management Team Chair

10.15
Plenary 1: Lessons in disruption and innovation - ready for the world of proptech? (Main Hall)
Speakers:
Jenny Danson , Associate Director, Disruptive Innovators Network
Ian Wright , Founder & Chief Executive, Disruptive Innovators Network

Chair:
Phil Pemberton , Director of Asset Strategy and Delivery, The Riverside Group
11.00
Refreshments (Exhibition Area)
11.40
Speakers
Peter Chapman, Project Manager (Fire Safety), Barnet Homes
Chris Jones , CEO, HomeLINK

Chair:
Dominic Higgins , Director, Rand Associates
Speakers
Jonny Barltrop , Director, Build Recruitment
Chris Ewart , Chief Executive Officer, Build Recruitment

Chair:
Neil Watts , Director of Service Delivery, Peabody Trust
Speakers
Chris Pritchard , National Accounts Director, CLC Contractors
Amy Boothman , Development Manager, Ian Williams
Melissa Pearce , Client Relationship Director, Wates
Sonya Russell , Head of New Business, AD Construction Group
Kim Newman , Managing Director, PML Group

Chair:
David Miller , Director, Rand Associates
Speakers
Jayne Elliott , Business Account Manager, Switchee
Natalie Makin, Energy & Carbon Manager, Stockport Homes

Chair:
Andrew Burke , Adviser, NHMF
Speakers
Paul Maghie , Business Development Director, United Living
Edward Provost-Lines , Operations Manager, United Living

Chair:
Simon Lowe, Consultant, Johnnie Johnson HT
12.30
Lunch (Exhibition Area)
13.20
Plenary 2: Transforming the workforce to meet the sector's unique challenges (Main Hall)
Speakers:
Gavin Dunn , Chief Executive, Chartered Association of Building Engineers
Russell Thompson , Managing Director of Places Management, Places for People

Chair:
Karl Linder , NHMF Chair & Head of Asset Compliance, Anchor Hanover
14.30
Speakers
Stephanie Lloyd-Foxe , Building Safety Manager, Magna Housing
Jason Hawkes , Energy Officer, Magna Housing

Chair:
Paul Flowers , Managing Director, M3
Speakers
Lorna Kenyon-Pain , Solicitor, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Jeremy Bevan , Policy Manager, HSE
Andrew Millross , Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP

Chair:
Dominic Higgins , Director, Rand Associates
Speakers
Richard Hughes , Partnership Development Director, Mears Group
Michael McGowan , Sustainability Manager, Mears Group
Steve Osborne , Head of Business Improvement, Mears Group
Ben Bright , Senior Consultant (Sustainability), Turner & Townsend
Stewart Little , CEO, IRT Surveys

Chair:
Paul Wenham , Independent Board Director and Chairman (Joint Venture), Town & Country HA (Peabody)
Speakers
Yusuf Muhammad , Co-founder and Chief Design Officer, Plumis
Sheetal Panchmatia , Policy Officer, National Fire Chiefs Council
Rebecca Clarke , Head of Customer Experience, Wolverhampton Homes

Chair:
Phil Pemberton , Director of Asset Strategy and Delivery, The Riverside Group
15.20
Refreshments (Exhibition Area)
15.45
Plenary 3: Leadership’s True Colours (Main Hall)
Speakers:
Graham Cook , Consultant, The Colour Works

Chair:
Mike Turner , Executive Director, Ian Williams
16.30
NHMF Procurement Consortium - an introduction (Main Hall)
Speakers:
Mike Turner , NHMF Contractor Forum Chair | Executive Director
David Miller , Director, Rand Associates
17.00
NHMF AGM (Room A)
18.00
Group photos (Room C)
19.00
Pre-dinner drinks (Exhibition Area)
20.00
NHMF Conference & Awards Dinner (Main Hall)

Wednesday 26 January

09.00
Registration (Hotel Reception)
09.00
Refreshments (Main hall)
10.00
NHMF Vienna Study Tour - an introduction (Main Hall)
Speakers:
Stephanie Lloyd-Foxe , Building Safety Manager, Magna Housing
10.10
Plenary 4: Reaching zero carbon: the next decent homes (Main Hall)
Speakers:
Dr. Richard Lowes , Senior Associate, The Regulatory Assistance Project
John Kiely , Director, Housing & Public Sector, Savills

Chair:
Julian Ransom , Director, Savills
11.00
Refreshments (Exhibition Area)
11.40
Speakers
Nigel Banks , Research & Development Director, Ilke Homes
Paul Flowers , Managing Director, M3
Ayo Allu , Director of Design, Technical and Innovation, Clarion Housing

Chair:
Craig Oosthuizen , Head of Client Operations, M3
Speakers
Debbie Carlton , Director, Dynamic Knowledge
Peter McAteer , CEO, Sysmax

Chair:
Shaun Mulloy, Maintenance Manager, Wolverhampton Homes
Speakers
David Miller , Director, Rand Associates

Chair:
Jon Cross , Managing Director, Essenjay Associates
Speakers
Alex Thomas , Key Account Director, Worcester Bosch
Elly Hoult , Group Director | Assets & Sustainability

Chair:
Stephen Chalmers, Technical Director, Kingsdale Group
Speakers
Chris Graham , Director, PML Group
Damien Ward , Head of Technical, Checkmate Fire Solutions
Richard Chitty , Managing Director, Frankham Consultancy Group
Jeff Goodby , Fire Safety Manager, Curo Group

Chair:
Andrew Burke , Adviser, NHMF
12.30
Lunch (Exhibition Area)
13.30
Plenary 5: Building Safety and Net Zero challenges in the private block residential sector (Main Hall)
Speakers:
Dr. Nigel Glen , CEO, Association of Residential Managing Agents

Chair:
David Miller , Director, Rand Associates
14.30
Closing address & prize draws (Main Hall)
14.35
Conference close (Main Hall)

COVID safe events:

We are working closely with the venue to ensure the conference runs as safely as possible. Please take a moment to read the following guidelines prior to attending.

Day before

Even if you are not showing any symptoms or have previously had COVID please take a lateral flow test as late as possible before attending the conference - ideally within 12 hours. We would recommend everyone attending on day 2 completes a second test if possible.

On arrival

Please show your NHS COVID Pass to the reception team to confirm you have been vaccinated, have completed a negative lateral flow test, or are exempt.

During the conference

Face coverings must be worn in all communal areas unless you are seated or eating. Please maintain social distancing as far as possible and make use of the hand sanitizers situated throughout the venue.

RoomTheme
Main Hall Plenaries
Room A Technology & Innovation
Room B Leadership & Talent Retention
Room C Asset management
Room D Carbon Net-Zero
Room E Resident Safety

"I think it was very well organised and managed, with a great range of sessions and workshops. Great location, great food, lots learnt, highly enjoyed!"

- Leonie Gunn, Magna HA

"Great level of people, decision makers in attendance. Good atmosphere. Dinner and awards were good"

- Gemma Edwards, Fortem

Our mission statement

The centre of excellence for improving property performance

The NHMF is the leading body representing housing providers, committed to championing innovation to deliver excellence in maintenance and asset management