Seminars - London

MBE Seminars

MBE seminars are Cii CPD accredited so you can earn hours towards your CPD whilst bringing you up-to-date on the latest industry issues.
2021 Outline Agenda
MBE London 2021 Chair: Damien Druce, Director, Black and White Bridging


10.00-10.15   Chairman's Opening Remarks

10.15 -10.45  Bank of England Keynote - economic outlook - by Rob Elder

  • Rob Elder, Agent, Monetary Analysis, External Engagement, Agency for Greater London, Bank of England

11.00-11.30   Specialist Finance Panel Debate

Helping more customers whilst providing new income sources for brokers
(Bridging Finance, Second Charges, Commercial Finance and Development Finance)

  • Gavin Diamond - United Trust Bank
  • Roz Cawood - Hope Capital
  • Chris Waind - Central/Mercantile Trust 
  • Adrian Moloney - One Savings Bank 
  • Adam Tyler, Executive Chairman, FIBA Ltd

11.45-12.15   Green Homes the Future
Keystone Property Finance are a specialist buy to let lender for intermediaries only.  They will be looking at the impact the UK housing market is currently having on C02 emissions and the steps that both lenders and landlords can take to help shape the future of green living for tenants.
  • Phil Riches, Sales & Marketing Director, Keystone Property Finance

12.30-13.00  The First Time Buyer Index results sector - latest research findings
An insight into the latest Aldermore First Time Buyer Index results, a survey of 2,000 prospective and 500 recently bought first time buyers. The results delve into the heart of the challenges and difficulties many new buyers are having finding their first home in a post-Covid environment, and provides valuable insight into their feelings on the process and how the industry can do better to serve this important sector.
  • Damian Thompson, Group Managing Director Retail Finance, Aldermore Bank 

14.00-14.30   Buy to Let Panel Debate
Why a healthy rental sector is vital to the UK economic recovery - looking at Green Mortgages and how they will improve the quality and sustainability of UK housing stock, Permitted development changes, etc.
  • Grant Hendry - Foundation Home Loans
  • Paul Brett - Landbay 
  • Jane Simpson - TBMC 
  • Phil Riches - Keystone Property Finance 
  • Richard Boyle - BC Invest

14.45 – 14.15   Technological change: Adapt or die
Massive forces of new technology, customer expectations and the post Covid culture will create waves of change in the mortgage market. Are you ready?
  • Pradeep Raman – Director of Digital Solutions, DPR Group

London 2021 Chair

Damien Druce, Director, Black and White Bridging
Damien brings over fifteen years of financial services experience in the lending and insurance sectors, with particular reference to developing business through the intermediary channel for lenders. ...
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London 2021 Speakers

Richard Boyle, Executive Director, BC Invest UK
Richard is the Executive Director of BC Invest UK. BC Invest are a non bank lender specialising in buy-to-let mortgages for overseas investors in UK Property. BC Invest is particularly focused on borr...
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Paul Brett, Managing Director, Intermediaries, Landbay
He has founded or been part of the founding teams at several lending organisations during his 35 year career. Having started his career at Hambros Bank in 1987 Paul has held senior sales and marketing...
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Roz Cawood, Director of Sales, Hope Capital
Roz is Director of Sales at Hope Capital and with over 25 years’ experience in the specialist lending sector has a sound understanding of the requirements and needs of intermediaries.  Wit...
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Gavin Diamond, Director of Bridging Finance, United Trust Bank
Gavin is Head of the Bridging Finance team with responsibility for all areas of short-term lending. Credit committee member....
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Rob Elder, Agent, Bank Of England
Rob became the Agent for Greater London in May 2018.  Rob joined the Bank of England in 1998, and for twelve years supported the Monetary Policy Committee as an economist and then senio...
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Grant Hendry, Foundation Home Loans
I have been in the industry for over 16 years with my career starting out at Abbey (Santander). Before joining Foundation Home Loans in 2018, I worked for a number of lenders, from large banks and bui...
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Adrian Moloney, Group Sales Director, OSB Group
Adrian joined OSB Group in December 2015, and took on the role of Group Sales Director in 2020. He’s responsible for all field and telephone-based sales teams across all group lending brands, includ...
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Pradeep Raman, Director of Digital Solutions, DPR Group
Pradeep is Director of Digital Solutions at DPR. He leads the company's customer engagement solutions and absorption of new technologies such as open banking. Pradeep founded Burrow, a ...
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Phil Riches, Sales & Marketing Director, Keystone Property Finance
Phil Riches is the Sales and Marketing Director at Keystone Property Finance and is responsible for developing the sales and marketing strategy as well as managing a team of highly expe...
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Jane Simpson, Managing Director, TBMC
Jane is a highly experienced financial services professional who has worked in the buy-to-let and commercial sector for 16 years, fulfilling a number of senior positions in sales and operations before...
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Damian Thompson, Group Managing Director Retail Finance, Aldermore Bank PLC
An experienced financial services professional with experience across all areas of Retail Banking and Building Society Sectors utilising my 25 years experience to support companies in improving use of...
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Chris Waind, Mercantile Trust
Chris has 20 years in financial services working for both broker and lender with the last 6 years have been spent working as a BDM covering the whole of the UK. Currently specialising in the B...
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