CIH Housing 2019 Manchester

25 June 2019 - 27 June 2019
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We are delighted to be the lead partner for the Placemaking stream for the CIH Housing Conference, in Manchester, on 25-27 June 2019. Members of our senior housing team will be speaking at several sessions during this conference.

The CIH Housing Conference brings together almost 12,000 housing professionals, including 300 key suppliers, over 200 speakers covering five streams of high-level topic including government keynotes, policy and strategic advice over three days.

You can meet members of our senior housing team throughout the conference, they will be speaking at a number of sessions.

Conference programme
Check out the full programme here

Tuesday 25 June

10:00-11:00 Opportunities and risks in local authority housebuilding
  • Stephen Teagle, Chief Executive, Galliford Try Partnerships
  • Danielle Gillespie, General Manager North, Homes England
  • Sheena Ramsey, Chief Executive, Gateshead Borough Council
  • Richard Cowell, Assistant Director Development, Birmingham City Council
  • Jonathan Turner, Partner, Bevan Brittan
  • Panel: Simon Barnard, National Head of Development, GL Hearn
11:30-12:30   Building better, building beautiful - the story so far?
  • Kim Wilkie, Commissioner, Building Better Building Beautiful Commission
  • Simon Bayliss, Managing Director, HTA Design
  • Mary Parsons, Places for People
  • Chair: Kevin Wylde, Director - Architecture, ESA (part of GL Hearn)

High street survival
  • Spyridon Katsaros, Director, PRP
  • Rachael Gaunt, People + place advisor to Pydar and Director, PBWC Architects
  • Robin Andrew, Regeneration Manager, Cornwall County Council
  • Karl Limbert, Commercial development director places and communities, Engie
  • Chair: Martin Kelly, Land Planning Director, GL Hearn


Is the current planning system an enabler?
  • Colette McCormack, Partner, Winckworth Sherwood
  • Victoria Hills, Chief Executive, RTPI
  • Louise Brooke-Smith, Arcadis
  • Steve Quartermain, Chief planner, MHCLG
  • Panel: Stuart Baillie, Head of Planning (London and South East)


GL Hearn Client Dinner Reception (invitation only)
Wednesday 26 June
09:30-10:30 Better design equals better places: in conversation with the experts
  • Claire Bennie, Director, Municipal
  • Peter Quinn, Partnerships Director, Lovell
  • Louise Wyman, General Manager Strategic Growth, Homes Engaland
  • Sarah Weir OBE, Chief Executive, Design Council
  • Andy von Bradsky, Head of architecture, MHCLG
  • Chair: Martin Kelly, Land Planning Director, GL Hearn
11:00-12:00 The next generation of cities: creating the places people want to live, work, play and learn
  • Christine Murray, Editor-in-chief, The Developer
  • Andrew Carter, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities
  • Tim Heatley, Co-founder, Capital and Centric
  • Panel: Matt Kinghan, Planning Director, GL Hearn
12:00-13:00 Brexit: what next for housebuilding?
  • Jonathan Seddon, Chief Executive, Seddon 
  • Brian Berry, Chief Executive, Federation of Master Builders
  • Vicky Savage, Regional Managing Director, L&Q
  • Chair: Beckie Joyce, Project Director, public sector advisory, GL Hearn
14:00-15:00          Asset management of MMC homes: designing out defects to maintain quality for our tenants
  • Katie Saunders, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
  • Dave Sheridan, Executive Chair, ilke Homes
  • Jordan Rosenhaus, Chief Executive officer, Top Hat
  • David Cowans, Group chief executive, Places for People
  • Charlie Scherer, Advisor, BoKlok
  • Paul Cribbens, Technical and Standards manager, NHBC
  • Chair: Beckie Joyce, Project Director, public sector advisory, GL Hearn
Thursday 27 June
09:30-10:30 Creating healthy and sustainable places 
  • Paul Bridge, Chief Executive, Civitas
  • Jill Haley, Chief executive, Byker Community Trust
  • Simon Dudley, Board member, Homes England
  • Laura Wilkes, Senior strategy manager, NHS England
  • Pete Richmond, Chief executive, Bournville Village Trust
  • John McManus, Deputy director land and housing delivery, MHCLG
  • Ian Piper, Chief Executive, Ebbsfleet Development Corporation