Conference 2018 timetable

Monday 22 January

Tuesday 23 January

09.00
Registration
10.00
Plenary 1: Unlocking the gate to leadership
Speakers:
Peter Hall Jones , Leadership, Behaviour and Culture Change Consultant & Trainer, The Spiral Partnership
11.00
Refreshments
11.30
Speakers
Andrew Millross , Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Alistair Smith , Solicitor, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Speakers
Mark Astbury , Partner, Ridge and Partners LLP
Speakers
Paul Reader , Partnership Director, Morgan Sindall Property Services
Paul Wenham , Independent Board Director and Chairman (Joint Venture), Town & Country HA (Peabody)
Neil Watts , Director of Service Delivery, Peabody Trust
Speakers
Jenny Brierley , Researcher, University of Sheffield
Speakers
Gerry O Connor , Head of Property Maintenance, Swindon BC
Keith Hooker , Building Services Manager, Swindon BC
Craig Scriven , Head of People Services - Housing Maintenance
Speakers
David Treusdale , Training & Development Manager, Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE)
Paul Isherwood , Director of Asset Management, Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE)
12.45
Lunch
13.30
Plenary 2: Understand your legal obligations across the 'big five' and what best practice looks like
Speakers:
Jack Lee , Director of Policy & External Affairs, The Guinness Partnership
Lee Woods , Operations Director, Pennington Choices
14.30
Speakers
Andrew Millross , Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Gayle Monk , Associate, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Speakers
John Richards , ManagingDirector, Thames Laboratories
Speakers
Richard Woolfall , Director of Repairs Improvement and Performance, Your Housing Group
Speakers
Mark Robinson , Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
Katie Saunders , Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
Speakers
Florian Moldoveanu , CEO, PiLON
Neal Ackcral , Executive Director of Property and Asset Management, OPTIVO Housing Association
Speakers
Conor Logan , Technical Director, Colt International Limited
15.30
Refreshments
15.45
19.00
Pre-dinner drinks
19.00
NHMF Conference and awards dinner

Wednesday 24 January

09.00
Registration
10.00
Plenary 4: Go home healthy
Speakers:
Clare Forshaw , Occupational Health & Hygiene Partner, Park Health & Safety Partnership
11.00
Refreshments
11.30
Speakers
Ross Hayes , Consultant & Project Manager, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Beulah Allaway , Solicitor, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Speakers
Peter Oliver , Director, Savills
Steve Martin , Director of Technical, Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA)
Speakers
Ian Napier , Chief Commercial Officer, Switchee
Matt Brazier , Director of IT, Flagship Housing
Speakers
Samantha Ferneley , Business Development Executive, BLP Insurance & Consult BOPAS
Speakers
Anna Robson , Digital Transformation Manager, Livin
Louise Lee , IT Business Partner, Mears Group
Carly Glover , IT Business Manager, Mears Group
11.45
Lunch
13.30
Plenary 5: Debate - how will we make a difference?
Speakers:
Shaun Aldis , Chief Executive, Wolverhampton Homes
Alison Inman , President, Chartered Institute of Housing
David Orr , Chief Executive, National Housing Federation
14.30
Speakers
Juliana Crowe , Housing and Communities Director, Rooftop HG
John Fisher , Managing Director, CHIC Ltd, CHIC
Paul Tennant , Independent Chair, Re:allies
Speakers
Mike Forsyth , Managing Director, Safer Sphere
Speakers
Rick Thompson , Account Manager / GIS Consultant, Oxford Data Consultancy Ltd
Speakers
Tom Franklin , Property Compliance Manager (Control), Orbit Group
Neil Yeomans , Head of Property Compliance, Orbit Group
15.30
Plenary 6: It's all about people - creating a vibrant business culture
Speakers:
Liam O'Connell , Consultant, Professional Speaker, Author, Liam O'Connell
John Giesen , Director
16.30
Close

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.

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