CX Housing Leadership Network Past Events

Check out some of the roundtables we had in 2022

2022 Programme

Join us as we unpack the journey towards a zero-carbon future in the housing sector – what works, what doesn’t, and how we change our mindset to deliver a sustainable future for all stakeholders.


James Caspell FCIH, Neighbourhood Director for Lancaster West & Grenfell Housing, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Gareth Dauley, Former Executive Vice President, Pacific Green Technologies Inc., STEM Award Winner

Sam Monger, Director of Special Projects, Grosvenor Group

Bunmi Atta MRICS, Director of Construction, Optivo

The Great Resignation’ is upon us and it begs the question: ‘What is your organisation doing to value and retain your employees?’ In this roundtable discussion, we’ll talk about this in depth – to identify what it means for you and how you can buck the trend that so many other organisations are struggling with.


Matt Cooney, Chief Executive Officer, Community Housing Group

Clare Durnin, Executive Director, Corporate Resources, Platform Housing Group

Lindsey Shorricks, VP of Human Resources, Dovetail Games

Claire Howe, Executive Director, Corporate Services, B3Living

Social care workers are underpaid, underappreciated, and are quickly moving out of the profession. Join us as we brainstorm how to fix this problem and get our valued colleagues the recognition and remuneration that they deserve.


Julie Doyle, Chief Executive Officer, Longhurst Group

Jeremy Gray, Chief Executive Officer, Evolve Housing + Support

Vic Rayner OBE, Chief Executive Officer, National Care Forum

Stephen Burns, Executive Director Care and Communities, Peabody Group

Join us as we discuss the current reputational challenges facing our sector and how we can return the industry to good standing in the eyes of our residents, communities and stakeholders.


Sarah Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Policing and the Fire Service

Tunji Akintokun MBE CCMI, Senior Director, Head of Marketing Solutions, LinkedIn

Alison Inman, Board Member, Housing Diversity Network, Saffron Housing and Tpas

Andrew Muir, Managing Consultant, 4OC

There is lots of discussion about customer service, but what about your employees? Join us as we dig into where the customer and employee journeys converge – to plot a new path towards sustainable organisations that take care of all their stakeholders.


Emma Davison, Chief Operations Officer, First Choice Homes Oldham

Lyndsay Nickerson, Transformation Director, People & Communications, Aster Group

Emma O’Shea, Group Chief Operating Officer, Aster Group

Sarah Stevenson, Director, Social Housing Practices, New Street Consulting Group

Having a systematic and business-led approach for achieving your diversity goals is the only way to make real progress towards equality. In this roundtable discussion we’ll talk about how to create a robust, action-focused EDI strategy that links with your corporate strategy and drives towards holistic business results.


David Blower, Executive Director, Corporate Services, Stonewater

Ruth Cooke, Chief Executive Officer, GreenSquareAccord

Kathy-Ann Quashie, Chief Growth Officer, Capita

Marjorie James FCIPD, Group Director of People, YMCA St Paul’s Group

ESG investments are gathering momentum as society grows more aware of housing inequality and in this roundtable discussion, we’re going to unpack the nuts and the bolts of this investment class, so you can leverage its benefits going into the future.


Tangy Morgan MSc CII, Senior Advisor, Bank of England

Graham Precey, ESG Lead, Goscombe Group

Andy Smith, Head of Housing Impact Services, The Good Economy

Ebele Akojie, Executive Director of Finance and Resources, Settle

Why is there still an air of ageism among UK workforces? In this roundtable discussion, we’ll explore how you can set your organisation up to support and nurture the careers of your older colleagues as they adapt to the modern workforce.


Jackie Bligh, Chief Executive Officer, Worthing Homes

Lyndsey Simpson, Founder, 55/Redefined

Heather Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Sapphire Independent Housing

Tracey Gray, Group Director, Customer Services, Southern Housing Group



Placemaking is a highly underrated component of community development and in this roundtable, we’re going to discuss the role of social housing and how we can leverage our emotional intelligence to build back better for robust social value.


Andrea Baker, Group Director of Housing, Poplar HARCA

Tilley Harris, Co-Founder, AKOU

Shama Sutar-Smith, Programme Lead Engagement, Westminster City Council

Andrew Muir, Managing Consultant, 4OC

We’re thrilled to have the Regulatory of Social Housing joining us to discuss the latest regulatory developments in the industry and to answer questions from the community about where things are going in this fast-changing world we find ourselves in.


Jonathan Walters, Deputy Chief Executive, Regulator of Social Housing

Jonathan Hulley, Partner, Head of Social Housing, Birketts LLP

Building a successful team is one of the highest leverage activities you can take on to transform your organisation, and this event is going to show you how to do just that. Join us as we delve into the challenges and opportunities experienced when putting together your team of superstars.


Ashley G. Cooper, Director, Catalyst Growth Partners

Ian McDermott, Chief Executive Officer, Peabody Group

Jane Porter, Chief Operations Officer, Optivo

Graham Atkins, Managing Partner for Leadership Consulting, New Street Consulting Group