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CIH Housing 2017 Manchester

28th June 2017

We are delighted to be the lead partner in the housing supply stream for the CIH Housing Conference 2017. This conference brings together almost 8,000 housing professionals, including 400 key suppliers, over 200 speakers covering five streams of high-level topic including government keynotes, policy and strategic advice over three days.

Members of our senior housing team will be speaking at a number of sessions at this event and on Wednesday 28 June we will be hosting the following:

  • breakfast seminar
  • lunchtime thought leadership session (The Wednesday Club)
  • conference dinner

To attend one of our invitation-only hosted sessions, please email Olima Begum with your chosen interest.


Conference programme
Housing supply stream we will be positioned in Charter 4

Tuesday 27 June

09:45-10:00            Opening keynote address
  • Sir Ed Lister, Chairman, Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)
  • Deborah McLaughlin, Head of Housing Delivery & Strategy, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure 
10:00-11:00   Liverpool Housing Partnership – how public private partnerships can deliver the homes we need - Charter 4
  • Steve Coffey, Chief Executive, Liverpool Mutual Homes
  • Councillor Frank Hont, Cabinet Member for Housing, Liverpool City Council
  • Faye Whiteoak, Development Director, Redrow Homes
  • Richard Sterling, Local Development Manager, Willmott Partnership
  • Chair: Deborah McLaughlin, Head of Housing Delivery & Strategy, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure


11:15-11.30 Opening Keynote address
  • Sir Ed Lister, Chair, HCA
  • Chair: Deborah McLaughlin, Head of Housing Delivery & Strategy, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure
11:30-12:30 The Development Director’s panel
  • Kate Ives, Development Director, Wates
  • Vicky Savage, Development Director, Network Homes
  • Jane Gallifent, Development and sales director, Aster
  • Chair: Robert Grundy, Head of housing, Savills
12:30-13:30 Creating vibrant and economically prosperous places to live
  • Pete Gladwell, Head of Public Sector Partnerships, Legal and General
  • Ian MacLeod, Assistant Director Regeneration, Birmingham City Council
  • Paul Swinney, Principal economist, Centre for Cities
  • Stewart Murray, Head of Development Group, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure
  • Chair: Emma Maier, Editor-in-chief, Inside Housing
13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:30 Large scale estate regeneration: creating a tenure blind sense of place
  • Ben Denton, Group Strategy and BD Director, Keepmoat
  • Mary Parsons, Chair, Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA)
  • Caroline Pillay, Partner, Airey Miller and Lampton 360
  • Chair: Neil McInroy, Chief Executive, CLES
16:00-17:00 In conversation with RIBA - Charter 4
  • Ben Derbyshire, President Elect, RIBA
  • Chair Andy von Bradsky, Chairman, The Housing Forum 
16:30-17:30          Sponsor’s drinks reception


Wednesday 28 June

08:00-09:00                      CIH Capita and Casey Housing Breakfast - Delivering the housing we need with pace and scale
  • Paul Dennett, Leader, Salford City Mayor
  • Deborah McLaughlin, Head of Housing Delivery & Strategy, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure
  • Paul Kitson, General Manager East & South East, HCA
  • John Gilman, Development Director, Casey Group
  • Chair: Jules Bickers, Director, Housing Consultancy, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure
09:30-10:30    Putting quality at the heart of housing supply
  • Gwyn Roberts, Homes and Communities Team Leader, Building and Research Establishment (BRE)
  • Ashley Reece, Construction director, Egg Homes
  • Louise Wyman, Head of strategic land, HCA
  • Chair: Tom Bloxham, Chief executive, Urban Splash

11:00-12:00 How do we fund and finance the delivery of new homes?
  • John Anderson, Executive Director, Kier Living
  • Jonathan Goring, Managing Director, Lovell
  • Paul Bridge, Chief Executive, Civitas
  • Chair: Jules Bickers, Director Housing Consultancy, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure
12:00-13:00 Commercialising your development portfolio: from site to sale
  • Tim Seward, Director, Sales and Marketing, Latimer
  • Paul Staley, PRS, Director, SDL Group
  • Cllr Khevyn Limbajee, Cabinet lead for housing, London Borough of Waltham Forest
  • Chair/speaker: Amy Nettleton, Chair, NHG

Capita’s The Wednesday Club – How can the new Metro-Mayors in the new Northern Powerhouse help accelerate delivery of housing supply? - Central 5
  • Deborah McLaughlin, Head of Housing Delivery & Strategy, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure
  • Eamonn Boylan, Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
  • Matthew Harrison, Chief Executive, Great Places
  • John Connolly, Head of UK Development, Far East Consortium
  • Chair: Mark Everard, Director, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure


14:00-15:00 The Housing White Paper – what are the opportunities and risks?
  • Julian Ashby, Chair, regulation committee, HCA
  • Andrew Cowans, Head of social housing, Devonshires
  • Richard Hill, Chief executive (designate), One Housing Group
  • Chair: Richard Petty, Lead director - residential advisory, JLL


15:30-16:30 How do we address the skills crisis?
  • Charlie Scherer, Chief Operating Officer, Willmott Partnership Homes
  • Alan Yates, Executive Director, Regeneration, Accord Group
  • Colin Molton, Chief operations officer, HCA
  • Andy Gamble, Development director, Yorkshire Housing
  • Chair: Judy Waugh, Director, membership and education, CIH
Happy Hour

Exhibition viewing drink’s reception and live music

19:00-23:00 Capita hosted CIH conference dinner (invitation only)


Thursday 29 June

10:00-11:00               How will the houses of tomorrow be built and what will be the main influencers?
  • Neil Smith, Head of Research and Innovation, NHBC
  • Oli Novakovic, Technical Director, Barratt
  • Stephen Haigh, Chief Executive, Live Verde
  • Hans Al, Chief executive, Stek Wonen
  • Chair: Bevan Jones, Managing Director, Sustainable Homes



Partnership working - what models work?
  • Harry Swales, General manager, investments, HCA
  • Cath Shaw, Deputy chief executive and commissioning director, growth and development, London Borough of Barnet 
  • Larry Gold, Deputy Chief Executive, Trafford Housing Trust
  • Chair: Mark Easton, Home editor, BBC News


13:30-14:30     Sponsors round up with delegates of the future
  • All sponsors will be Chairing the debate with the Delegates of the Future and feeding questions in to the Housing Minister

Conference Ministerial Session


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