Blockages and challenges to come under the spotlight at subsidence event 

The major blockages that impact some subsidence claims and the challenges that creates in progress will come under the spotlight at ILC’s Home & Property Specialist Subsidence Conference. 

The session will shine a light on four key subject areas: decision making; solutions; resource; and third parties.  

Split into two distinct parts, the session will firstly explore the subjects from an insurer and loss adjuster perspective. This session will feature:   

  • Suzanne Reid, Technical Claims Manager, Property & Liability, esure 
  • Kevin Williams, Head of Subsidence & Valuations, Sedgwick 
  • Steve Winks, Supply Chain Executive, AXA 

A panel will then discuss the repair aspects and how some issues can be overcome. This will include: 

  • Liam Hanlon, Managing Director, The Forshaw Group & Chair, The Subsidence Forum 
  • Ron Mace, Director, Shire UK 
  • Alan Perry, Technical Director, Restek UK Ltd 
  • Steve Wright, Head of Technical Services, GHG Solutions Ltd 

Taking place on Thursday 7 March 2024 at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (Coventry), the conference is backed for the second consecutive year by Headline Sponsor: Optera; along with Gold Sponsor: Geobear, Shire Structures Ltd and Restek UK Ltd; and Silver Sponsors: Courtesy Kitchens & Bathrooms, Flawless Soil Testing, Innovation Group, Leviat Ltd, Mainmark, Sedgwick and Vivre Stays Ltd.  

Further participants scheduled to join discussions on the day are:  

  • Anthony Byars, Liability Risk Consultant, Zurich Resilience Solutions   
  • Chris Carlton, New Business & Key Client Director, Geobear 
  • Sarah Dodd, Founder, Tree Law Ltd 
  • Alex Finch, Commercial Director, Optera Ltd 
  • Jemma Garrett, Founder & Laboratory/Managing Director, Flawless Soil Testing Ltd 
  • Sne Patel, Subsidence Consultant, Innovation Group 
  • Richard Rollitt, Technical Director, Innovation Group 

To find out more about the event, see the full agenda and book tickets click here.

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