innovations in social housing - Blake Lapthorn Social Housing
conference, Southampton - 6 November 2012
Blake Lapthorn's annual social housing conference this year
focussed on the subject of innovation. As the sector goes through
many changes in public policy and commercialisation, the ability to
look ahead and think creatively will become ever more
Our speakers considered technology, sustainability,
management and business structures and answered questions from
those attending the networking event.
||Registration and buffet lunch
John Russell, Partner, Blake Lapthorn
Alternative approaches to
Bjorn Howard, Chief Executive,
Bjorn has worked for several housing
organisations in the public and independent sectors. He has also
served as a Non-Executive Director of the South Western Ambulance
Service NHS Trust.
Helping residents to
understand their homes and engage more with social housing
Sinden, Director, Kaldien
Kaldien Ltd provides customers with a
complete property management solution, meeting your needs now and
laying the foundations for your future requirements.
Innovative solutions for
new housing demands
Eric Kaemmerer-Farag, Land Director,
Eric leads the Land Acquisition team
for Hydro Properties. He has a strong track record in short, medium
and long-term land acquisition, an extensive network of industry
contacts and a committed belief in robust planning and design.
Calling upon experience borne of some
20 years in Land and Development, his experience at board level
ranges through several National and Regional Development Companies,
both privately owned and PLC.
How will innovation across all sectors of our
industry help to resolve the worst housing crises in a
Alisdair Chant, Managing Director, Berkeley Partnership
Alisdair is the managing director of
Berkeley Partnership Homes, a division of the Berkeley Group,
responsible for the assembly, planning and delivery of affordable
housing. Berkeley Partnership Homes is also the enabling function
of Berkeley Homes in facilitating the promotion of major
regeneration projects for the Berkeley Group.
Alisdair is a chartered surveyor by
profession and has extensive experience of delivering urban
renaissance throughout the country. Alisdair sits on a number of
influential groups, particularly focused on creating and modelling
future planning and regeneration policies.
||Questions and Answers