Homes UK - Fusion21 Buy Smarter Zone & Seminar Theatre 2020

2020 Seminar Programme:

View our seminar programme and a list of keynote speakers below. This programme is being developed and updated regularly. 

30th November

10:00-10:45am What does building safety reform mean for procurement? Chair: Oliver Mooney, Category Manager (Construction) at Fusion21

Speakers:

  • Michael Brown, Director at Michael Dyson Associates
  • Paul Mooney, Director of Asset Management at Salix Homes
  • Rebecca Rees, Partner at Trowers & Hamlins
11:00-11:45am Fusion21 Procurement Trends insight presentation with Q&A

Chair: Mark Chadwick, Director of Business Services at Fusion21

Speakers: 

  • Mandy Rose, Procurement Manager at Eastlight Community Homes
  • Peter Francis, Director of Operations at Fusion21
  • Rod Davies, Procurement Manager at Southwark Council
12:00-12:45pm Reimagining the future: The road to zero carbon

Chair: John Farley, Framework Manager (Construction) at Fusion21

Speakers:

  • Andy Wilson, Carbon Literacy Consultant at Great Places Housing Group
  • Ben James, Energy & Sustainability Coordinator at Moat Homes

 

1st December

10:00-10:45am

Future and challenges of material supply in the housing sector

Chair: Oliver Mooney, Category Manager (Construction) at Fusion21

Speakers:

  • Farooq Mohammed, Board Partner at Lacto Network
  • Jeff Edginton, Framework Manager at Fusion21
  • Wayne Hinds, Director of New Business Development, Grafton Buildbase  

11:00-11:45am

How can tenants influence procurement?

Chair: Mark Chadwick, Director of Business Services at Fusion21

Speakers: 

  • Darren Hartley, Chief Executive at TAROE Trust
  • Mary Harrison, Resident at PA Housing
  • Michael Hill, Business Development Manager at Tpas

12:00-12:45pm

Supply chain resilience: understanding the capacity to recover quickly

Chair: Lynsey Coombs, Member Relationship Manager (South) at Fusion21

Speakers: 

  • Alan Lamming, Director at Valcon
  • Phil Woodhead, Category Manager (Compliance) at Fusion21 
  • Stuart Milligan, Academic Manager: Logistics procurement and supply chain at University of South Wales

2nd December

10:00-10:45am

How can we use social value to accelerate the post-covid recovery?

Chair: Sarah Maguire, Social Value Manager at Fusion21

Speakers:

  • Claire Dove, Voluntary community and social enterprise at Department for Digital Culture Media & Sport
  • Craig Bell, CEO at Bell Group
  • Ken Morgan, Partner, John Rowan and Partners

12:00-12:45pm

Procuring a sustainable future and achieving zero carbon

Chair: Andrew Gray, Member Relationship Manager at Fusion21

Speakers: 

  • James Cadman, Specialist in Energy and Carbon at Action Sustainability
  • Michael McGowan, Sustainability Manager - Asset at Riverside
  • Samantha Granger, Head of Environmental Sustainability at Thirteen Group

3rd December

10:00-10:45am How can procurement get behind the construction innovation agenda? Chair: John Beckford, Non-Executive Director at Fusion21

Speakers:

  • Ann Bentley, Supply Chain Lead at Construction Leadership Council
  • Kore Mason, Associate Director Consulting UK at Turner & Townsend
  • Michael Larkin, Group Director of Procurement at Torus

12:00-12:45pm

Procuring in a post-Brexit Britain

Chair: Nick Verburg, Procurement & Supply Chain Manager at Fusion21

Speakers:

  • Kirsty Bower, Head of Procurement at Clarion Housing Group
  • John Wallace, Procurement Director at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing
  • Rebecca Rees, Partner at Trowers & Hamlins
London Borough of Camden
Tudor Grange Academy Trust
London Borough of Barnet Council
Extracare Charitable Trust
London Borough of Harrow
Royal Holloway University of London
National Crime Agency
The Sheffield College
Cheshire Fire Authority
Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council
Holy Cross CEVA Primary School
South Derbyshire District Council
Middlesborough Council
The Abbeyfield Society
Stevenage Borough Council
London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Erewash Borough Council
Futures Housing Group
Transform Housing & Support
Epping Forest District Council

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