Seminar Theatre Agenda

Mortgage Showcase Wales

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.


9.15 – 9.45 AM

Breakfast Expo area and networking


9.45 – 9.55 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks.


9.55 – 10.25 AM

UK Economic Update from the Bank of England

Ian Derrick,  Deputy Agent for Wales


10.25 – 10.55 AM

The economy and how that’s impacting the housing markets.  A panel debate.

Rob Stanton, Business Development Director, Landbay
Roland McCormack, Mortgage Distribution Director, TSB
David Landen, CEO, Hodge Bank
Claire Cherrington,  Head of Strategic and Technology Partnerships, Lloyds Bank


10.55 – 11.40 AM

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


11.40 – 12.10 AM

An overview of the Welsh economy including the relative House Price Index and how Wales is fairing against the general UK economy.

Shaun Middleton, Head of Distribution, Principality Building Society


12.10 – 12.40 PM

Intergenerational home finance in today's complex family – a panel discussion

Kay Westgarth, Sales Director, Standard Life Home Finance
Will Hale, CEO, Key Group
Craig Brown, CEO, Legal & General Home Finance
Dane Clarke,
Business Development Manager, Gen H


12.40  – 1.40 PM



1.40 – 1.55 PM

Attracting and servicing First Time Buyers

James Chutter, Corporate Account Manager, Leeds Building Society


1.55 – 2.25 PM

Fireside Chat featuring the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries

Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive, AMI


2.25 – 2.55 PM

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

Pete Gwilliam, Director, Virtus Search
Alexia Tsalkitzoglou, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialist One Savings Bank
Lesley Wright, Key Account Manager, LV=