Following the sold-out Scotland Dinner held before the pandemic, UK Finance is delighted to return to the iconic Prestonfield House in the shadow of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh on 6 October 2022.

The Scotland Dinner is the most important evening networking event for senior leaders from our member firms in Scotland. With around 250 attendees from the country's leading building societies, banks, financial services firms, lenders, brokers and intermediaries, the Scotland Dinner is a key date in our portfolio and a real highlight of the calendar for decision-makers across the sector in Scotland.

We hope you will join us for an evening of great food, drink, entertainment and unrivalled industry networking.

Guest speakers to be announced shortly.

Networking opportunities:

The event offers opportunities for members and non-members to host tables to thank their colleagues and to network with clients, suppliers, brokers and intermediaries.

Dress code:

Black-tie/cocktail/evening dress

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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John Marr

John Marr

Principal, UK Finance

John Marr joined the former Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) in January 2012 and transferred to UK Finance when it was formed in July 2017.  As Princ...

John Marr joined the former Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) in January 2012 and transferred to UK Finance when it was formed in July 2017.  As Principal, Devolved Government and Social Housing, John leads our mortgages and housing policy work in the UK nations, as well as our work on low cost home ownership and government schemes to support home purchase. 

John also leads our work in relation to commercial funding and investment in the housing association sector, which is key in helping to meet government targets for new affordable and social housing delivery.  Previously, John worked on housing policy at the Local Government Association.

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