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Mark has 30 years’ experience in construction and real estate and is a recognised international commentator on a variety of industry and policy related issues. Mark authored the Farmer Review, an influential 2016 independent government review of the UK’s construction labour model entitled ‘Modernise or Die’. In 2019 he was appointed as the government’s Champion for Modern Methods of Construction in Housebuilding.
Mark is a member of the Construction Innovation Hub Industry Board, the Construction Leadership Council Senior Advisors Group and is a board member for Construction Scotland Innovation Centre. He is also a national co-chair of Constructing Excellence and a trustee of the MOBIE educational charity.
Mark is an honorary professor at The University of Salford’s School of Built Environment and holds honorary doctorates from the University College of Estate Management and the University of Wolverhampton.
|Keynote session:||The Future of MMC in the Housing Market|
|Date:||Wednesday 24 March|
|Time:||13.30 - 14.15|
|Overview:||MMC needs to be an integral part of housing delivery in order to achieve the volumes that the country requires. We look at how the growth of MMC can help deliver an additional 75000 homes a year by 2030.|
An in-depth look at quality matters such as the role of the incoming New Homes Ombudsman as well as what we can learn from NHBC claims history and quality data to keep improving the standards of new homes for future homeowners.
With the increasing focus on climate change coming with the Future Homes Standard and the desire for zero carbon homes, we’ll take a look at how selecting the right insulation, heating options and other building products can make all the difference.
A deep dive into the future of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC). How can MMC help the industry deliver housing volumes, how do we ensure quality and what lessons can we learn from past NHBC claims and previous attempts to deliver factory-built housing?
These sessions will focus on high rise safety, detailing the latest from Government on building safety. Individual sessions will explore the future of high rise developments and their critical construction elements and detailing.
An in-depth look at quality matters such as the role of the incoming New Homes Ombudsman as well as what we can learn from NHBC claims history and quality data to improve the standards of new homes for future homeowners.
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Celebrating its 30th anniversary, this years online event will be bigger and better than ever! Running over three days, 23 - 25 March, the focus is still to guide you through key issues affecting the future of home building, but you can expect an even wider range of topics and more keynote speakers to inform, challenge perceptions and provide solutions. You definitely don't want to miss it!Book event pass now