"Learn of the latest developments and opportunities across London's residential, commercial and infrastructure projects"



The Future London Summit will allow you to engage, connect and collaborate with decision makers heading up major residential, commercial and infrastructure projects across London, throughout all stages of the supply chain. Attend our high level conference sessions and workshops to gain insight into future projects and opportunities. The programme will answer and debate the next steps for London's construction industry and analyse a wide range of case studies.


Join us for high level networking sessions, speed networking and business card exchanges over the two days. You'll have the opportunity to hear from leading contractors and residential developers about London's future plans and latest infrastructure & construction opportunities. You can set up meetings with contacts directly involved in the major projects across London.



Your free ticket to the Future London Summit will include access to the construction industry's very own Oktoberfest Beer Festival. Come along and enjoy a traditional German stein, pretzels, schnitzel and live Bavarian Oompah music. Several of the zone sponsors and exhibitors are running prizes and competitions at their stands and in the networking areas, with huge prizes to be won including the latest construction tools, a trip for 2 to Europe, Michelin Star dinners and much more.

Day One - 25th October



Elvin Box, Performance Management Consultant, Mace

10.00am Keynote: What Are the Next Steps for London's Construction Industry and How Do We Get There?

  • Potential challenges surrounding Brexit

  • Maintaining momentum in the market

  • Investment opportunities for upcoming projects

  • Current contractor opportunities and future potential 2017-22

10.30am The UK Housing Crisis

  • London's housing debate

  • Demand for building homes vs the shrinking workforce

  • What is being done to meet the demands of the ambitious house-building programme

  • Challenges, solutions and opportunities


Colm Lacey, Director of Development, London Borough of Croydon

John Anderson, Executive Director, Kier Living

Councillor Kevin Davis, Council Leader, Kingston Development Company and London Borough of Kingston

Mr John East, Strategic Director, Growth & Homes, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

Cllr Daniel Moylan, Daniel Moylan

Peter Elliott MRICS RIBA, Head of Property Development, TfL Property Development, Commercial Development Directorate, Transport for London

11.30am Building for the Future

  • CITB Levy

  • Investing in talent and skills

  • Creating the image for the construction industry

  • Developing a robust system for training and skills development

  • Future market trends & opportunities and how to capitalise on them


Steve Radley, Policy Director, Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)

Barry Cullen, Future Talent Director, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Roger Bailey, Asset Management Director, Tideway 

12.15pm Panel Discussion: Master-planning and Regeneration

  • Developments and challenges

  • Contractor and tender opportunities


David Baptist, Head of Housing Development, London Borough of Ealing

Peter George, Assistant Director for Regeneration, London Borough of Enfield

Mary Morrissey, Strategic Director Environment, Housing and Regeneration, London Borough of Sutton

Cllr Averil Lekau, Cabinet Member for Housing and Anti-Poverty, London Borough of Royal Greenwich

Robin Cooper, Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Newham 

1.00pm London's Housing Experts Discuss the Latest Trends and Developments

  • Collaboration and co-operation in solving the housing crisis

  • Regional approaches to land supply models, tenures, supply and investment

  • Vision and strategy – Mitigating problems and boosting opportunities

  • The future role of Housing Associations


Cllr Katherine Dunne, Cabinet Member for Housing, London Borough of Hounslow

Cllr Matthew Bennett, Cabinet Member for Housing, London Borough of Lambeth

Cllr Farah Hussain, Cabinet Member for Housing, London Borough of Redbridge

Cllr Mark Williams, Cabinet Member Regeneration and New Homes, London Borough of Southwark

1.45pm Underneath the Arches: Affordable Micro Flats Within London’s Historic Brick Arches

  • With the crisis of affordability young people can no longer afford to live in London

  • Fletcher Priest has come up with an innovative idea for housing underneath the arches

  • Low-impact, prefabricated units to be inserted into historic arch structures

  • Upfront investment is low, with a beneficial impact on the urban environment


Sara L’Esperance, Project Architect, Fletcher Priest Architects

2.15pm Growth & Development of the UK's Construction Industry

  • London as a high rise city

  • Productivity, profitability and performance

  • The vision for off-site construction

  • What can the UK construction industry learn from overseas?

  • Technology adoption – Embracing disruption and preparing for the digital future


Edward James, Workstream Lead, NHS London Procurement Partnership

Rob Leslie-Carter, Director, Arup

Cliff Jones, Head of Construction Procurement, Procurement - Commercial Division, Department of Health

3.00pm Construction Health & Safety

  • The latest update and discussion around regulation, policy and fire safety


Barry Dell, Business Development Manager, BRE


Keith Prince, Infrastructure - HSE Leader, Laing O'Rourke

Martin Coyd, Head of Health and Safety, Mace Group

Alana Paterson, Health and Safety Manager, Costain Skanska JV Paddington Station

3.30pm The Blu-3 Strategy


Senior Representative, Blu-3

4.00pm The Future of Tall Buildings. How to Change the Normal to the Extraordinary

  • What is happening to the towers after their "expiry date"?

  • Is Demolition sustainable? Is renovation a better approach?

  • Could new methods combined with the older methods?

  • How old buildings can look new and fresh and keep London on the map?


Debbie Flevotomou MA, PG Dip Arc, Dip Arc, BA (Hons) ARB, RIBA, Director, Chair, South London Society of Architects, RIBA, Debbie Flevotomou Architects

4.30pm Close of Conference

Day Two - 26th October


10am London Transport Infrastructure Update

  • The latest developments and opportunities across major transport projects in London

10.30am Panel Discussion: London's Infrastructure Plan 2050 Update

  • How far have we come in the past year?

  • Are we on course to meet all objective targets?

  • Strategic challenges and developments

  • Bridging the skills gap


Phil Naybour, Founding Partner, Weston Williamson + Partners

11.00am Heathrow Airport Limited – Expansion Plan

  • Logistics Hubs and the benefits of off-site construction

  • Supply Chain – procurement strategy, a wrap up of 2017’s Business Summits and a look ahead to the 2018 programme

  • Skills Pipeline – updates from the Skills Taskforce

  • A look ahead to the 2018 milestones for Heathrow expansion


Phil Wilbraham, Development Director, Heathrow Airport Limited

11.30am Transport for London Property Development Update


Peter Elliott MRICS RIBA, Head of Property Development, TfL Property Development, Commercial Development Directorate, Transport for London

12.00pm AECOM & TateHindle Residential and Commercial Construction Update


John Edmondson, Associate Director, AECOM

Harish Ratna, Director, TateHindle

12.30pm Estate Regeneration

  • Delivering estate regeneration through private finance

  • Helping local authorities unlock their assets

  • Successful regeneration projects – Myatts Field North -  an exemplary example of what is possible with community engagement, committed developers and a well informed, imaginative urban design


Paul Cooke, New Business Director Higgins Construction

1.00pm The Story of Red Door Ventures – Setting up a PRS Housing Company

  • The Evolution of Red Door Ventures into a commercial independent rental property company

  • The Strategy behind the company

  • Delivering the best in private renting

  • Changing the perception of renting

  • Creating communities that give residents the security that they can establish roots long term and become part of the local area


Kent Taylor, Managing Director for Red Door Ventures

1.30pm Joint Venture Project Opportunities with Southern Housing Group

  • Why joint venture?

  • Forms of joint venture

  • Opportunities with Southern Housing Group


Oliver Boundy, Director of New Business, Southern Housing Group

2.00pm Construction Insurance: AIG Construction Industry Group

  • Lifecycle Products

  • Construction Claims

  • Multinational

  • P3 Opportunities

  • Client Risk Solutions


Juliette Pettit, Head of AIG Construction Industry Group

2.30pm #PropTechDen – A Dragon's Den Start Up Pitch


Christopher Walkey, Founder, PropTechDen

4.30pm Close of Conference