Seminar Theatre Agenda

Mortgage Showcase Scotland

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Our seminar theatre content is carefully crafted to bring you the latest information on a range of topics that are critical either for your client advice or generally to support your market understanding, to enable you to offer the latest thinking across the market in client/adviser conversations.

We look for broad representation under all topics, so you can hear a range of views from some of our sectors leading spokespeople.

Our speakers are in the process pf being confirmed for this region, but the following offers a broad overview of what to expect on the day.


9.30 – 9.35 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks - Martin Reynolds


9.35 – 10.00 AM

UK Economic Update from the Bank of England

Iain Duff, Deputy Agent, Bank of England


10.00 – 10.30 AM

The economist ‘s role within a high street bank and how that results in better understanding

Philip Bartlett, Economist, NatWest


10.30 - 11.00 AM

How the economy is impacting the housing markets and lenders response

Ian Andrew, Managing Director Intermediary Sales, Nationwide Building Society
John Gibbons, Head of Commercial Development, Santander for intermediaries
Susan Corcoran, Regional Manager, Halifax 


11.00 – 11.35 AM

Mid-Morning Break. Tea, coffee, expo area and networking


11.35 – 12.05 PM

Intergenerational home finance in today's complex family

Neil Wyatt, Sales & Marketing Director, Mortgage Brain
Francesco Di Pietro, Head of Intermediary Mortgages, Newcastle
Kay Westgarth,  Sales Director, Standard Life Home Finance


12.05  – 12.30 PM

In conversation with Scottish Building Society

Paul Denton, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Building Society


12.30 – 1.25 PM

Lunch. Expo area and networking


1.25 – 1.55 PM

Going green – is it just a response to legislation or real opportunity for our industry?

Luke Christodoulides, National Account Manager, NatWest Bank
Eloise Hall, Head of National Accounts, Kensington Mortgages
Pamela Young, Business Development Manager, Virgin Money


1.55 – 2.20 PM

Fireside Chat with AMI

Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive, Association of Mortgage Intermediaries 


2.20 – 2.40PM

Afternoon Tea courtesy of our event sponsor NatWest. Expo area and networking


2.40 – 3.10 PM

Human capital, diversity and recruitment matters for a busy mortgage advice firm

Louise Drummond, National Intermediary Distribution Manager, Leeds Building Society
Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive, Association of Mortgage Intermediaries
Martin Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer, SimplyBiz Mortgages and founding member of industry body, The Diversity & Inclusivity Finance Forum