23 March 2023 | QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London

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The Institution of Fire Engineers

Posted by Jake Noakes

With over 100 years of history, the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) is the largest global professional membership body for those in the fire sector, managed by fire professionals for fire professionals. The IFE aims to promote, encourage and improve the science, practice and professionalism of fire engineering, acting as a beacon of established expertise and guiding the way to a future safer from fire.

Visit – https://www.ife.org.uk/

Iain Liversage

Posted by Jake Noakes

Iain Liversage is a highly respected construction professional with over 25 years of experience in the industry. He has worked in both the UK and the Middle East, gaining valuable insights into different construction practices and cultures.

Iain holds the position of Group Technical Director at The Hill Group, where he leads on all technical issues and oversees the integration of the company’s MMC factories. With his extensive knowledge and expertise, he plays a crucial role in the company’s success.

Iain’s experience with modular housing includes extensive precast housing units, timber and lightweight steel frame construction, bathroom and kitchen pods, and Solohaus schemes for charities working in homelessness. He has also designed the first Passivhaus pilot schemes for Cambridge City Council and apartments that exceed the new Part L standards.

Before his appointment as Technical Director, Iain led the design and technical team for the Cambridge Investment Partnership, an equal partnership between Hill and Cambridge City Council. During his tenure, he delivered a wide range of sustainable housing, establishing himself as a thought leader in the industry.

Throughout his career, Iain has demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainability. He is highly regarded by his colleagues and peers for his technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to delivering exceptional results.

Spinnaker Energy

Posted by Jake Noakes

Spinnaker Energy Ltd has a proven track record of driving improved safety culture in high-risk operational environments, including Construction sector. We provide a unique ‘line perspective’ in the range of services we offer to improve client safety culture, including Behavioural Safety Leadership workshops, leadership coaching and safety improvement programs.

Visit – https://spinnaker-energy.com/

Gary Townsend Vila

Posted by Jake Noakes


Posted by Jake Noakes

The Modular and Portable Building Association (MPBA) play a key role in connecting all sectors of the modular and portable building industry together. Regardless of size and the type of business in the industry, by becoming an MPBA member you will joining an association with many other professionals to share knowledge and participate in decision making for the association that represents the industry.

Visit – https://mpba.biz/

MaryAnn Rae

Posted by Jake Noakes

MaryAnn has a natural drive and passion for always putting safety first. She is motivated by helping people within all levels of organisations to ‘play their part’ to help build, maintain and improve their safety culture.

MaryAnn is an Independent QHSE Consultant and has over 20 years’ experience working in Major Hazard environment of Oil and Gas production, both On and Offshore. Prior to this for 15 years she was an RGN & Nursing Officer in the British & Oman Army. She retains professional qualifications of NEBOSH certification, NEB Diploma in Safety Management and is a Lead Auditor for 9001/18001.

To make a positive & urgent safety culture change, MaryAnn believes we have to go beyond compliance to regulations. As a Champion Assessor she is looking forward to being part of a team that will work with the construction industry and stakeholders to assist them to its goal of ‘Building a Safer Future’.

Martin Arnold

Posted by Jake Noakes

We are an award winning multi-disciplinary Practice of professional Chartered Surveyors and Construction Consultants, working collaboratively within the residential, commercial, education and leisure sectors.

At Martin Arnold we provide bespoke, innovative and deliverable solutions to each client’s individual needs.

What sets us apart is our passion to achieve our clients’ goals, continually exceeding our clients’ expectations through our high-quality, customer focused, professional approach.


Homes England

Posted by Jake Noakes

We’re the government’s housing accelerator. We have the appetite, influence, expertise and resources to drive positive market change. By releasing more land to developers who want to make a difference, we’re making possible the new homes England needs, helping to improve neighbourhoods and grow communities.

So we welcome partners who share our ambition to challenge traditional norms and build better homes faster. Join us in breaking new ground to make this happen.

Homes England is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities .



Posted by Jake Noakes

Ventro is leading the way for Fire Safety within the UK, specialising in both Active and Passive fire protection within the public and private sectors. Providing building owners with an approach that covers surveys, installation and maintenance and gives them a full golden thread of information for their building safety report.


Victoria Moffett

Posted by Jake Noakes

Victoria leads the National Housing Federation’s building safety work, which focusses on supporting housing associations in their remedial works programmes, shaping and preparing for the new regulatory system and developing long-term cultural change around safety. Victoria comes from a communications, policy and public affairs background, with experience in both housing and the charity sectors.