Robin has almost 30 years’ experience in raising debt and equity capital in public and private markets from institutional investors across the world. Prior to joining Schroder in 2018, he spent six years at InfraRed Capital Partners. He was previously engaged in similar activities at CBRE Capital Advisors, Probitas Partners and Rothschild.
Honor joined Birchgrove, a specialist age-exclusive developer building assisted-living developments for rent in 2018. She believes renting rather than owning a home to be the most liberating form of tenure, allowing residents to retain their independence without the burdens of homeownership
Carly is an architectural designer, researcher, and fellow of the MIT AgeLab. Her work is focused on inclusive environments that are radically accessible and wildly engaging for all ages. Her work and talks champion design as tool to enable and empower people of all ages and abilities.
Jenny is an expert within PRP's later living team with extensive knowledge in the area of housing design. She has delivered award winning schemes covering a range of specialist provision for older people, mental health and learning disabilities including intergenerational living, retirement housing, housing with care, care homes, day centres and design for dementia.
Dominic is an architect who has been designing and constructing buildings for older people for over a decade. His focus is on delivering beautiful buildings that are desirable places to live and which improve quality of life for their residents.
A passionate advocate of uniting the generations, Judith is intergenerational lead at the UK's first co-located nursery within a care home, Nightingale Hammerson. She now supports others to develop a variety of intergenerational models. A school governor, Judith was awarded an MBE for services to early years education in 2010.
Michael established ARCO on behalf of its founding members in 2012, and is a regular contributor to parliamentary inquiries, sector conferences and the press. ARCO’s work is focused on tackling issues around regulation and policy, self-regulation, public awareness and supply of high quality retirement communities. Prior to ARCO, Michael worked as a public sector consultant and journalist.
Stephen founded United for all Ages in 2010, aiming to bring communities of old and young together. He was previously chief executive of two national care charities and the leader of a London borough. He has been trustee and chair of national and local charities and is chair of finance at North Norfolk NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.
Liz is a qualified consultant of 25 years’ experience in law and town planning. By background she is a planning solicitor. She makes proposals to bring planning strategy, health and well-being together in the context of policy, guidance and regulation. Her experience includes working for private developers, the Mayor of London, the London Assembly and London Councils.
Gary has over thirty years’ experience in retirement housing. He has sat on numerous committees and research steering groups, most recently the HAPPI 3 Inquiry Panel led by Lord Best and the Welsh Government’s Expert Group on Housing an Ageing Population in Wales.
Stephanie leads the research team at BNP Paribas Real Estate. The focus of her work is across all UK asset classes including Commercial, Prime Central London residential, the mainstream UK residential markets, and Rural. Her emphasis is on structural rather than cyclical market shifts. Recent areas covered within the research programme include the impact of shortening lease terms on investor returns; what communities for ageing populations look like, the profile and behaviour of London office workers; and the wants and needs of London renters.
Previous to joining Strutt & Parker (now BNPPRE) in 2012, Stephanie led the strategy and delivery of the UK research team and programme at JLL. Her area of expertise was occupier research. Stephanie’s geographic focus has been predominantly on the UK, although she has managed project work across EMEA and the globe.
Stephanie sits on the ULI residential council, the IPF research committee, plus the BPF compact-living committee. She supports the SPR.
Nigel has broad experience across sectors spanning health, premium care and nursing homes, education, residential and leisure facilities having set up London bases for both Saunders and Bond Bryan Architects. He is RIBA Chartered Architect and a RIBA Client Design Advisor with a dual qualification in town and regional planning.
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