Our confirmed speakers include…
Optivo own and manage 44,000 homes and will invest more than £3.5bn to build 15,000 new homes by 2028. They were established in 2017 from the merger of AmicusHorizon and Viridian, and are seen as an innovator in the field of resident engagement and co-creation.
Paul is an Honorary Professor at the UCL Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management and a member of the School's Independent Advisory Board. He also sits on the RICS 'Housing Supply Group'.
He's also Non Executive Director and Chair of the Development Committee at L&Q.
Shane has over 25 years experience working with Registered Providers and Local Authorities throughout the UK in developing their long term investment plans, commissioning partnering frameworks and providing strategic management advice.
Rebecca specialises in providing practical and commercial advice on complex procurement issues and advises on tendering procedures, procurement structures and evaluation/qualification criteria and processes.
Career highlights include: Setting up and running the National Federation of ALMOs, leading the popular consultation on the regulatory standards for housing and developing an approach to VfM that won praise from the housing minister.