Information and data set to kick-start subsidence debate 

A focus on the latest information and data relating to the 2022 subsidence surge is set to kick-start this year’s Home & Property Specialist Subsidence Conference. 

Taking place on Thursday, 7 March 2024 at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (Coventry), backed for the second consecutive year by Headline Sponsor: Optera; along with Gold Sponsor: Shire Structures Ltd; and Silver Sponsors: Courtesy Kitchens & Bathrooms, Flawless Soil Testing, Innovation Group, Leviat Ltd, Mainmark, Sedgwick and Vivre Stays Ltd the opening session of the event will explore the progression of the 2022 surge claims.  

The broad spectrum of figures and information debated during the session themed: Where are we now? will explore the facts and figures; the range of issues; and the resource available. 

Joining the panel debate will be:  

  • Chris Carlton, New Business & Key Client Director, Geobear 
  • Alex Finch, Commercial Director, Optera Ltd 
  • Jemma Garrett, Founder & Laboratory/Managing Director, Flawless Soil Testing Ltd 
  • Sne Patel, Subsidence Consultant, Innovation Group 

The session will set the foundations for the following sessions during the day considering the blocks and challenges, and the environmental and tree management issues. 

Further participants scheduled to join discussions on the day are:  

  • Anthony Byars, Liability Risk Consultant, Zurich Resilience Solutions   
  • Sarah Dodd, Founder, Tree Law Ltd 
  • Liam Hanlon, Managing Director, The Forshaw Group & Chair, The Subsidence Forum 
  • Ron Mace, Director, Shire UK 
  • Suzanne Reid, Technical Claims Manager, Property & Liability, esure 
  • Richard Rollitt, Technical Director, Innovation Group 
  • Kevin Williams, Head of Subsidence & Valuations, Sedgwick 
  • Steve Winks, Supply Chain Executive, AXA 
  • Steve Wright, Head of Technical Services, GHG Solutions Ltd 

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

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