The Mortgage Market in Northern Ireland seminar
11 May 2017
|Time:||9:00am – 2:00pm|
|Price:||£90 (VAT exempt) members|
|£90 (VAT exempt) associates|
|£145 (VAT exempt) non-members|
About this event
The next 12 months will see a continuation of change and development in the mortgage market in Northern Ireland. This seminar will explore the latest issues and examples of best practice with the foremost experts in the industry. The event will finish with an informal networking lunch, allowing attendees to discuss the topics of the day together.
A full programme for this event will be available shortly
Job titles of past delegates included:
Chief Executive, Head of Intermediaries, Director, Business Development Manager, Partner, Head of Mortgage Products, Compliance Manager, Broker, Mortgage Sales Manager, Solicitor, Economist and Housing Development Manager.
CML member & associate rate: £90 (VAT exempt)
Non-member rate: £145 (VAT exempt)
**This event is open to press**
Feedback from 2016 attendees:
"Excellent conference, good pace, relevant & interesting."
"Highly organised and well put together. Broad selection of speakers from various sectors."
"One of the best CML events I have attended. The content, venue and presentations was excellent."
"Very informative, interesting topics discussed - some good bits to take away."
"Excellent range of speakers and subjects covering highly relevant and up-to-date information and bring together cross-sector stakeholders. Good venue, AV and well organised. Very interesting and informative".
Organisations that attended in 2016:
CML market overview
Post-MCD landscape – what comes next?
Rent to own scheme
|Housebuilding and supply panel
Chair: Derek Wilson
Head of Mortgage Strategy and Distribution, First Trust Bank.
Derek Wilson has over 36 years’ experience in financial services, principally dealing with mortgages and sits on the board for Northern Ireland Housing Executive. Derek is currently in his third term as Chair of CML Northern Ireland.
Managing Director, Construction Employers Federation
John Armstrong has held the position of Managing Director of the Construction Employers Federation since 2006 and is now also Managing Director of Construction Federation Services, the Building Guarantee Scheme and Construction First.
He joined the Construction Employers Federation in 1997 with responsibility for developing construction exports. During that time he helped to develop business for Northern Irish construction companies in overseas markets. He also assisted the Department for International Development in establishing a construction trade association in Uganda.
John currently chairs the Housing Supply Forum established by the Minister at the Department for Social Development. He is a Council Member of the Construction Industry Group and a Member of the NI Committee of the National House Building Council.
Partner, Wilson Nesbitt
Gillian Crotty has been a Partner at Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors for five years and heads up their lender recovery department which encompasses all aspects of lender recovery to include repossessions, unsecured recoveries, shortfall recoveries and professional negligence claims. Gillian specialises in professional negligence and complex defended possession actions in the Commercial and Chancery Courts.
Chief Executive, Co-Ownership
Mark Graham joined Co-Ownership in 2015 as Executive Director, Property and Development, before taking up the role of Chief Executive in 2016. He had previously held a number of senior management positions in the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, latterly managing the Northern Ireland social housing development programme and having also led major change initiatives. He has also a strong interest in housing policy and organisational governance.
Partner, TLT LLP
Russell Kelsall is a leading expert on consumer credit and regulated mortgages. He regularly advises lenders on authorisation, documentation, policies and procedures, and complicated recoveries. He acted for the successful lender in Northern Rock (Asset Management) plc v Thakker & Thakker  (the leading decision on the effect of alleged breaches of MCOB).
Acting Head of Housing Affordability, Department for Social Development
John McCord has been in Housing Group within the new Department for Communities for just over 6 years and since 2014 has been the Acting Head of Housing Affordability. His specific areas of responsibility include: developing policy and strategy on affordable housing, examining the barriers to housing supply in Northern Ireland and advancing shared housing under the Northern Ireland Executive’s Together: Building a United Community Strategy.
Director General, Council of Mortgage Lenders
Paul Smee became Director General of the Council of Mortgage Lenders on 1 August 2011. Previously, he was Chief Executive of UK Payments, a post which he held for six years.
Paul set up, and was the first Chief Executive of the UK Payments Council, which sets strategy for collaborative payments in the UK. He was very involved with the introduction of the Faster Payments Service in 2008, the first new payment system in the UK for 25 years; and in the production of the UK’s National Payments Plan.
Before payments, Paul was the first Director General of the Association of IFAs, the representative body for the community of independent advisors which was formed in 1999. He also was instrumental in the formation of the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries.
During his earlier career, Paul worked for the London Stock Exchange, the Association of British insurers and the Independent Television Commission. He started his working life at the Department of Trade and Industry.
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