Mark Farmer

Chief Executive Officer
Cast Consultancy

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Theme three: Modern methods of construction (MMC)

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.

A specialist consultancy business

Focused on helping to solve the UK housing crisis, driving innovation in the delivery of better quality homes and communities.

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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.

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Inspiring quality, safety and change in new home building

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!

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