Forthcoming Meetings

Tuesday 14th December 2021

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Paul Shamplina

Landlord Action and Channel 5's Very Own TV Personality

Paul, who is always a great speaker, will talk about changes in the Private Rental Sector.

 

Rental Reform Bill is coming in the Private Rental Sector

ie Landlord Redress, Landlord Registration, Life time Deposits, Possession Reform, open tenancies, conciliation.

Tuesday 18th January 2022

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James Hood

The Equity Release Experts

James has worked in financial services for over 25 years including 17 years as the principle of his own Independent Financial Advice practice. In addition to CeRER and CeMAP qualifications, James has also attained the QCF Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning and was awarded the ‘best later life broker 2020’ at the British Mortgage Awards. Having joined Key Group in 2016, James works with a network of wealth managers, mortgage brokers, solicitors, accountants and estate agents and in the last 12 months helped numerous customers releasing over £32 million. James’ niche is dealing in the high net worth arena.

 

The Equity Release Experts, part of Key Group - the UK’s largest provider of equity release services - specialising in providing expert independent lifetime mortgage advice that suits individual customer needs comparing plans from across the whole lifetime mortgage market.

Thursday 17th February 2022

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Neil Singer

CEO & Founding Partner

Singer Vielle

Tech-focused property professional. Founder of Singer Vielle and the clicktopurchase® online execution platform.

He has worked in the commercial property industry for over 35 years. Fifteen years ago he became increasingly interested in the power of the internet and its use in business. This transformed his agency, Singer Vielle, and led him to create the clicktopurchase® platform, as well as create the unique “Singer Vielle Network”.

Around £300m of property has already been exchanged online by the unique clicktopurchase® platform; the platform is the open in the UK, Ireland and South Africa. clicktopurchase® is the only property business using Blockchain technology every day as part of the property sales process.

Thursday 17th March 2022

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Raed Hanna

Managing Director

MFL Finance

Raed obtained a BSc (Hons) MSc degree from City University in London. 

 

In 1990, Raed established Mutual Finance in the UK, to cater for property and corporate finance. Mutual Finance has quickly become one of the largest property finance intermediary in the sector, with lending of more than £1bn per annum. It is typically involved in the financing of the most high-profile properties in the UK. 

 

The team at Mutual Finance have the ability to assist with the structuring and procure finance packages for varying property finance requirements. 

Tuesday 26th April 2022

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David H Tomback FRICS

Development Economics Director

Historic England

David qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1974 spending a number of years with various firms of chartered surveyors carrying out a wide range of professional work, particularly in connection with development projects.  He later joined a firm of private developers and then became the in-house property adviser to an American bank.  In 1987 he joined a Swiss owned property development and investment company and helped to run the company until 1991 when he formed his own practice. 

 

In April 1993 he joined English Heritage, now Historic England, where he has a wide remit.  This includes providing in-house commercial property advice to the organisation; advice on levels of grants; listed building consents, especially in respect of enabling development situations and re-use of redundant historic buildings and the economics of conservation.  He has given expert evidence at public inquires including Smithfield and Greenside.  He has been involved in three significant economic studies, namely “The Investment Performance of Listed Buildings”, “The Listing of Buildings - the effect on value” and “The Value of Conservation”.  Recently David was responsible for “Heritage Works – The use of historic buildings in regeneration”. 

 

David instigated the English Heritage Policy on Enabling Development and more recently chaired the working group involved in producing Historic England’s Good Practice Advice Note (4) on Enabling Development.  He was a member of the National Audit Office panel of expert valuers reporting on the disposal of NHS Estate properties, he is currently a member of the RICS International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board Task Force on Accounting for Heritage.  David is a dissertation tutor and visiting lecturer at the College of Estate Management and Bath, Bristol, Oxford Brookes and Birmingham City universities.

David is married with two grown up children and two grandchildren.  His interests are fishing, British military and naval history and arms and armour.  He still manages to swim competitively!

Thursday 19th May 2022

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Tuesday 21st June 2022

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Thursday 14th July 2022

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Tuesday 13th September 2022

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Thursday 20th October 2022

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Tuesday 22nd November 2022

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Thursday 15th December 2022

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