Build To Rent Panel


May 11 - 10:00 am


April 25 - 12:00 pm



I am delighted to welcome you to this morning session.

✅ Build to Rent Panel
✅ Finance Update with Sam Norris of Bond Finance

✅ Break Out Rooms after the Panel Session

So who is this event designed for?

✅Property Developers, Investors

✅Consultants & Service Providers- Accountants
✅Asset Managers

Which are the breakout rooms?

✅Funding + Legal

✅Landlord Management
✅Alternative Funding

Panellists for Build To Rent Panel:

Karen Bennett, Partner at LendWell

Matthew Mainwaring,Main Board Director, Indigo Planning – Invited

Pat Conlon

Paul Higgs

Paul Pinder, Partner at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP

Chaired by Jack Jiggens, EXP Property Investments

Finance Update by Sam Norris

More about the Panellists:

Félicie Krikler

Félicie is an experienced architect with both French and British qualifications. She specialises in residential-led urban regeneration and has been instrumental in the design of many of Assael’s key projects since joining in 2000. Alongside being one of our Build to Rent experts, Félicie is currently leading on several research initiatives including ‘later living’ design and the development of Assael Exteriors, our urban design and landscape division.

Karen Bennett:

Karen has worked in financial services for over 20 years and most recently was an executive of Shawbrook Bank, as Managing Director of the Commercial Property Division. Karen has a wealth of knowledge and experience in all areas of property lending. Her focus and drive is very much committed to defining and designing better products and processes that better serve the needs of property professionals looking to develop, refurbish or invest into residential or commercial property.

Matthew Mainwaring

With nearly 30 years’ professional experience, Mathew is a Chartered Town Planner specialising in residential and residential-led mixed use development. Mathew has a strong track record of securing planning permission and development plan allocations for new development often in sensitive locations including green belt locations. He regularly acts as an expert witness at public inquiries and local plan examinations in public and successfully promotes development from initial inception through policy allocation to the grant of planning permission. Mathew also advises on the planning aspects of judicial review cases heard at the High Court.

Pat Conlon

Patrick has over 35 years of experience both as a developer and a development partner and has successfully developed over 3,000 units in the UK.

He is known as the ‘hands-on’ guy that gets deals and projects completed and maximises their profitability.

He now works in partnership with other developers on a small number of projects at any one time and has successfully sold to, Barratt Homes, Berkeley Homes, Telford Homes and many more.

Paul Higgs

Paul Higgs is the Land, Planning & Development expert with more than 30 years’ experience in the industry sector. Throughout his career he has purchased, gained planning permission for and built over 6,000 residential units and 2,500,000 sq/ft of commercial space.

Following many years in senior positions with Laing Homes and Barratt Developments, in 2003 he formed what is now a multi-million pound property development company, Millbank Group, and in 2013 Millbank Group won The Evening Standard New Homes Award for ‘Best Apartment

Paul Pinder

Dealing with all aspects of commercial and residential property law. Having had international law firm training, Paul advises on the usual pure commercial property dispute issues including security of tenure claims, drafting and advising on property notices, property sale and purchase contracts, rights of pre-emption, forfeiture /relief claims, party walls disputes, commercial rent arrears recovery and the full spectrum of real estate insolvency work.
Paul advises developers, builders, property investor clients on how best to structure and manage their portfolios, how to assemble sites, deal with restrictions and maximise profit.


9.50- Entry to the Online Session

10- Welcome followed by Updates

10.10- Here from Our Sponsors

10.15- Panel Session

11.30- Round Table Sessions

12- Meeting formally finishes