UK Finance are delighted to announce that the Annual Mortgage Conference will return as an in-person event on 25 April 2024.

This unmissable conference in the UK Finance events calendar will begin with an opening keynote, followed by a full agenda of discussion panels and presentations.

Appealing to a broad audience, the UK Finance mortgage conference is recognised as the key event for exploring and learning about the vital role the mortgage industry plays in delivering people’s housing needs and aspirations. Conference attendance is a great way to network and collaborate across the industry and the wider Financial Services sector. 

Join us at this flagship conference to learn and deepen your insight by hearing directly from our expert speakers and contributors on key topics affecting the industry and the mortgage market.

This year the conference will be in-person only to ensure you have the most enriching and rewarding experience, with networking opportunities during and after the conference.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

For more information about supporting our 2024 event, please contact our associate membership team here. We are proud to partner with organisations on our mortgage events. If you would like to support the Annual Mortgage Conference please contact Chip Johnston.

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Charles Roe

Charles Roe

Director of Mortgages, UK Finance

Charles has over 25 years financial services experience and joined UK Finance in August 2020. As Director of Mortgages he has overall responsibility f...

Charles has over 25 years financial services experience and joined UK Finance in August 2020. As Director of Mortgages he has overall responsibility for delivering the mortgage policy work of UK Finance.

Prior to joining UK Finance, Charles was Executive Director and Chief Risk Officer at The Nottingham Building Society where he was accountable for designing and implementing the Society’s risk strategy and framework. Charles brings with him a wealth of experience including time as a director in the Regulatory Financial Services Practice at Grant Thornton LLP and 11 years regulation and compliance experience at the FCA. Whilst at the FCA, Charles was Head of Department for the mortgage sector, where he developed the FCA’s approach to the supervision of the UK mortgage market and oversaw the implementation of both the Mortgage Market Review and Mortgage Credit Directive.

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Graham Sumsion

Graham Sumsion

Head of Operations, Monmouthshire Building Society

Graham is the Head of Operations for Monmouthshire Building Society. Graham has over 20 years' experience in financial services in both a distribution...

Graham is the Head of Operations for Monmouthshire Building Society. Graham has over 20 years' experience in financial services in both a distribution and operations capacity. Grahams career spans both large banks and investment companies as well as more latterly the building society sector giving a broad range of industry experience.

Graham is accountable for writing the Society’s Responsible Lending Policy and Underwriting Criteria which includes the provision of supporting green finance. Graham has lead the Green Home Finance Innovation Funded Valuer Project which was fronted by the Monmouthshire Building Society in conjunction with SERO, Rightmove and RICS.

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Rachael Hunnisett

Rachael Hunnisett

Associate Director for Built Environment, Green Finance Institute

With over a decade of experience in the financial services sector, starting her career as a mortgage advisor, Rachael has held multiple positions acro...

With over a decade of experience in the financial services sector, starting her career as a mortgage advisor, Rachael has held multiple positions across the finance landscape including business development, national accounts and new build.  Rachael is passionate about the role finance plays in creating sustainable, positive social and environmental outcomes for all.

Joining the Green Finance Institute in early 2023, Rachael lead the GFI’s Green Mortgage campaign as part of the flagship Built Environment programme and in February 2024 progressed to Associate Director for Built Environment. Rachael is responsible for driving growth, scale and impact across the green home finance market, working with stakeholders from across the public and private sectors.

Continuing her commitment to positive social and environmental impact, Rachael also holds a Non-Executive Director position for Social Enterprise Kent, a community interest company which provides training, business and community support to drive lasting positive social impact.

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Sandy Hore-Ruthven MBE

Sandy Hore-Ruthven MBE

CEO, Severn Wye Energy

Sandy Hore-Ruthven MBE is the CEO of Severn Wye Energy– one of the UK’s largest charities tackling fuel poverty and Climate Change through our energy ...

Sandy Hore-Ruthven MBE is the CEO of Severn Wye Energy– one of the UK’s largest charities tackling fuel poverty and Climate Change through our energy system . It works to support those struggling with fuel poverty through advice and retrofitting their homes. Each year Severn Wye supports 12000 households, saving over £1.5m in energy bills. Severn Wye also invests in cutting edge technology to capture carbon and generate renewable energy saving over 20,000 tonnes of Carbon each year. Sandy has been a charity CEO since 2006 managing large charities supporting young people and disadvantaged communities across the UK and is a Director of Friends of the Earth in the UK.    

He is has been Chair of Children in Need in the South West and has held a number board positions including the Chair of Youth Action Network and VOSCUR and has been a board member of the Quartet Community Foundation. He was a founder member of the Bristol Mayor’s ‘One City’ board where he initiated the plans to reach Net Zero by 2030 and worked with business, charities, communities and local authorities to tackle a range of other environmental issues. 

Sandy has cycled in many places across the globe including the Andes, the Tibetan Plateau, Himalayas and central Africa. He has two adopted children who are now grown up and making their way in the world.  

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Heff Heathcote

Heff Heathcote

Partner, TLT

Heff’s practice focuses on handling complex financial and regulatory disputes for banks, building societies and private/wealth banks. He has extensive...

Heff’s practice focuses on handling complex financial and regulatory disputes for banks, building societies and private/wealth banks. He has extensive experience in advising on, and resolving, particularly sensitive disputes with a reputational element. Heff is known for his work in the secured lending space and is often engaged by market-leading lenders to advise on strategic issues affecting their portfolios. This includes receivership and property-related issues. He deals with all manner of banking related issues, such as mistake, breach of mandate, misrepresentation, fraud, insolvency and financial crime.

Heff is known for his commercial and down to earth approach. Having undertaken 4 client secondments (totally c. 16 months of his career), Heff has a first-hand understanding of what financial services clients require from their legal advisors.

 

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DLA Piper

DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacifi...

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

We believe great businesses can make a better world. Forward-thinking, innovative organisations can find the answers to today’s most difficult questions. That’s why, every day, we help them succeed. 

Our bold and dynamic culture means we think big and act decisively. Because relationships are at the heart of everything we do for our clients and communities.

Let’s make business better. Together.

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PEXA

PEXA

For more than a decade, PEXA has been a pioneering leader in digital property transactions, transforming Australia’s $10 trillion housing market. Faci...

For more than a decade, PEXA has been a pioneering leader in digital property transactions, transforming Australia’s $10 trillion housing market. Facilitating secure, efficient home settlements for over 20,000 families each week, PEXA's innovative platform and services are trusted for nearly 90% of all property transactions in Australia. 
 
Now, we’ve introduced our world first technology and financial settlement model to the UK, starting with England and Wales. In collaboration with the Bank of England, we offer a resilient and secure solution for housing transactions, enhancing operational efficiency and transparency for lenders and law firms. Starting with the launch of remortgages in September 2022, and now expanding to a sale and purchase solution in 2024, PEXA is setting a new standard for the UK’s property industry. 

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TLT

TLT

We are one of the UK's largest and most experienced financial services legal teams, with the expertise and the solutions to deliver what you need. Our...

We are one of the UK's largest and most experienced financial services legal teams, with the expertise and the solutions to deliver what you need. Our track record speaks for itself - long term partnerships with our clients, working as part of their team, preparing and protecting them for what comes next in a highly-regulated industry.

We are truly embedded in the sector - working with everyone from new market entrants to established brands and from large commercial banks to fast growth fintechs; handling business-critical transactions and reputationally-sensitive matters. We apply our expertise at a strategic and operational level and across the full range of legal issues from new product development and complex lending mandates to regulatory investigations and disputes. Clients rely on us to help navigate commercial issues, alleviate cost pressures and to rapidly tailor solutions to tackle the challenges they face. We always take a smart approach to resourcing, pricing and technology to deliver more effectively and efficiently.

Financial services is the engine room of the UK economy and our clients expect us to go beyond legal to help them deliver for their colleagues and customers. We therefore partner with influential industry bodies to help inform regulatory changes and developments. We also use our wider networks to support our clients with the broader issues that they face, from sustainability to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We won Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2021. In January 2022, were ranked fourth in Roll on Friday's Firm of the Year survey of UK law firms, based on anonymous responses from partners and staff.  We have also won Best Law Firm at the Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards 2022 for our forward-thinking approach to supporting mortgage lenders.

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Mortgage lenders:

  • Specialists
  • Large, small and medium sized firms

Key stakeholders within the mortgage market and lending community:

  • Government departments
  • Mortgage intermediaries  

Associate members:

  • Law firms
  • Financial Services Advisory firms
  • Consultants
  • Third party administrators
  • Mortgage tech firms
  • Debt charities
  • Regulators