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The 2019 IRPM Annual Seminar held on Thursday 13 June 2019 at Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster, London

Programme

  • Opening remarks – Jeff Platt Director: Section20 Ltd
  • Chairman’s welcome address – Peter Devere-Catt  Chairman: IRPM 
  • IRPM update – Andrew Bulmer CEO: IRPM 
  • The long view – Mr Mark Prisk MP, former Housing Minister 
  • RoPA: Mandatory regulation and qualifications for property agents – Lord Richard Best House of Lords 
  • Where agents go wrong – Katrine Sporle CBE Property Ombudsman 
  • Violence and property management: What happened next? –  Gudrun Burnet Senior Business Partner: DAHA, Peabody
  • Economic update and property markets – Nick Whitten  Director, Head of UK Living Research: JLL
  • Legal update – Roger Hardwick Partner: Brethertons  & Bukola Obadun-Craigs Partner and Head of Practice Area: Brethertons 
  • Reforming leasehold and commonhold –  Professor Nicholas Hopkins Law Commission 
  • Inclusion and wellbeing in practice – Jonathan Gough Health and Safety Manager: Fexco Property Services, Nita Sharma Thought leader, Speaker, Facilitator, Coach: N. Sharma Ltd & Paul Woodruff Services & Product Development Manager: MIND
  • Winning the peace – Martin Boyd: Trustee of the Charity the Leasehold Knowledge Partnership 
  • Fire safety – Health and Fire Safety post-Hackitt - Mark Varley Head of Health and Safety: FirstPort, Dr Shaun Lundy Technical Director: 4site Consulting Ltd
  • Transforming a property management business –  Nigel Howell CEO: FirstPort 

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The 2018 IRPM Annual Seminar at The Park Plaza Victoria, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1EQ


"Change is Coming - Ready or Not?"

Programme

  • Opening remarks – Jeff Platt Director: Section20 Ltd
  • IRPM update – Andrew Bulmer CEO: IRPM and Jenny Dines Recruitment Consultant: Block Recruit
  • Economic update – Lucian Cook Director Residential Research: Savills
  • Safety and risk after Grenfell

Andrew Pattison Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety:
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Russ Timpson CEO: Horizonscan
Kevin Horton Branch Director: St Giles Insurance & Finance
Jeff Platt Director: Section20 Ltd
Dr Shaun Lundy Technical Director: 4site Consulting

  • LEASE update – Anthony Essien CEO: LEASE 
  • Violence and property management – Gudrun Burnet Senior Business Partner: DAHA, Peabody 
  • Policy update with panellists:

Panellists:

Andrew Bulmer – CEO: IRPM
Martin Boyd - Leasehold Knowledge Partnership
Dr Nigel Glen – CEO: ARMA
Tracey Hartley– Director of Residential: Howard de Walden Management Ltd
Stephanie Pollitt  – Assistant Director (Real Estate): BPF
Katrine Sporle  – Property Ombudsman

  • Getting the best out of yourself and others – Dean Coomer Psychological Skills Mentor: Chimp Management Limited
  • Legal update – Amanda Gourlay & Mark Loveday Barristers: Tanfield Chambers

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The 2017 IRPM Annual Seminar at The Royal Institution of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

"Revolution, Evolution and Transformation"

Jeff Platt was the Moderator of the Seminar on the day and the speakers were:  

  • Opening remarks by Andrew Bulmer, Jeff Platt, Felix KeenElaine Higgins and Janie Strange.
  • Economic Update, the economy, Brexit, housing crisis and supply of new homes - Simon Rubinsohn, Chief Economist at RICS
  • The Future of London Residential - Nigel Evans, Head of London Residential Research
  • Why block managers should care about Build-to-Rent

Panellists:

Tracey Hartley – Principal, Foundation Real Estate
Nigel Howell – CEO, FirstPort
Brian Welsh – Chief Operating Officer, Three Sixty Developments
Graham Bates - CEO, LIV 

  • Planned Maintenance Programmes - Julian Davies, Earl Kendrick Associates
  • News from our lead sponsor Sky – Sanjay Sudra
  • Is Prop Tech a job creator or job taker? Saurabh Saxena, Houzen
  • The Great Debate – Reforming "Toxic" Leasehold

Panellists:
Jeff Platt - Former CEO of IRPM
Graeme Winser - Head of Property and Underwriting Services, Nationwide
Philip Rainey - Head of Tanfield Chambers
Martin Boyd - Trustee of the Charity the Leasehold Knowledge     Partnership
Sarah Dwight - Solicitor - The Law Society

  • IRPM’s essential Legal Update - Shomik Datta, Barrister, Cornerstone Barristers

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The 2016 and IRPM Annual Seminar at The Royal Institution of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

Housing: The state we are in!

Jeff Platt was the Moderator of the Seminar on the day and the speakers were:

  • Sanjay Sudra - 'Sky Q Enhancement programme
  • Lorna Harrington - Cracking the Code: avoiding the pitfalls of failing to assess the value of your buildings for an insurance policy
  • Caroline Millington – Housing Associations as Customers
  • Gavin Smart – Housing – current environment and future prospects
  • Audra Lamoon – “Putting the Polish on Customer Service”
  • Sebastian Church – The Sharing Economy and Apartment Building Management* (*the AirBnB effect) 

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The 2015 IRPM Annual London Members Seminar was held Tuesday 12th May.

The 12th annual IRPM Seminar took place at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, Albemarle Street. Attended by some 350 IRPM members and guests, the day included a fascinating talks and presentations by Steve Michaux, Sir Michael Lyons, Nicholas Blenkarn, Graeme Southam and Justin Bates.  

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The 2014 IRPM Annual Seminar was held Tuesday 13th May.

The 11th annual IRPM Seminar took place at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, Albemarle Street. Attended by some 300 IRPM members and guests, the day included an interview with outgoing CEO of the British Property Federation, Liz Peace; a fascinating and somewhat unnerving talk and video on the invasion of Japanese Knotweed in the UK by Mike Cook, a presentation on the Build to Rent Sector in the US and UK by Michela Hancock, Grainger plc; and a presentation on developing our personal approaches to networking by Andy Lopata. 

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