9th January 2020 | 15:30 - 22:00

Spencer House, 27 St James’s Place, London, SW1A 1NR

The Built Environment Leaders Group has been created to allow main board members of companies in the built environment sector to meet, talk, learn, develop and influence together.

One of our aims is to become the foremost thought leadership, influencing and lobbying group representing the built environment in the UK and we’ll be working with our members to develop and achieve further aims.

We’re committed to creating a diverse group and to be reflective of the society that we work in. When your main board joins Built Environment Leaders Group we will also provide five complimentary places for your younger leaders to join our new Built Environment Young Leaders Group.

We’ll be meeting monthly at London’s most magnificent eighteenth-century aristocratic palace, the prestigious Spencer House in St James’ Place, whilst guest venues throughout the year include the House of Lords in December – hosted by Lord Kerslake.

At each of our meetings we have guest speakers including:

  • CEBR, Vicky Pryce, Economic Advisor
  • Web Science Trust, Dame Wendy Hall, MD
  • Pagabo, Gerard Toplass, Executive Chairman
  • RSBGi, Rupert Robinson, Managing Director
  • Center for European Reform, Charles Grant, Director
  • British Antarctic Survey, Simon Garrod, Director of Operations & Engineering
  • Space Flight Academy, Angela Richardson, Managing Director
  • Bank of England, Rob Elder, Bank of England
  • England’s Economic Heartland, Martin Tugwell
  • Director, Institute of Business Ethics,Philippa Foster Back CBE
  • Network Rail, Sir Peter Hendy, Chair
  • Ipsos Mori, Ben Page, CEO
  • British Land, Roger Madelin, Head of Canada Water
  • Futurist Speaker, Tom Cheesewright
  • UK2070 Commission House of Lords, Lord Kerslake
  • Zaha Hadid Architects, Patrik Schumacher, Principal of Architecture
  • Scottish Government, Kat Feldinger, Head of Investment
  • British Ports Association,Richard Ballantyne, CEO
And we’ve also invited numerous guest clients such as:

  • Sladen Estates, Rachel Wood, Managing Director
  • Nottingham City Council, Chris Henning Corporate Director for Development and Growth
  • Nottingham Trent University, Professor Nigel Wright, Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research and Innovation
  • UK Major Ports Group, Tim Morris, Chief Executive
  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Liz Askam, Property Manager
  • Connect Housing, Helen Lennon, Chief Executive
  • Arden Cross Consortium, Ben Cross, Project Director
  • Croydon Council, Saheed Ullah, Director
  • Department for International Trade, Naisha Polaine, Senior Advisor
  • Hilton Hotels, Elliot Newton, Investment Manager
  • Quintain, Fareen Lalani, Development Director
  • Royal Town Planning Institute, Victoria Hills, Chief Executive
  • Tritax Symmetry, Andrew Dickman, Director

Membership of the Built Environment Leaders Group is available to companies for only £5,000 plus VAT for a 12 months.

Current Members


Guest Speakers and Attendees


January Speakers

During this monthly event we’ll hear from three VIP Guest Speakers who’ll bring insightful knowledge and thought-provoking ideas to those within the room which will ignite the discussion. They will cover a wide variety of subjects relevant to the construction and property industry, and the VIP Speakers will be able to expand on their topics as they sit down and enjoy the exceptional three-course meal with all of those attending.

Tim Morris,
Chief Executive of the UK Major Ports Group

Ellen Vernon,
Programme Director (One Public Estate)

Naisha Polaine,
Senior Advisor – Property & Capital Investment, Department for International Trade

Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club.

Built Environment Leaders Group

Each Monthly event will follow similar timings and agendas to ensure you can maximise the opportunities our Members Only event represents. With senior board representatives from some of the UK leading firms in one room there will be a exceptional opportunity for networking, managed conversation and thought provoking speaker content.
Programme
  • 15:30 Doors open & networking
  • 16:30 Guided tour of Spencer House
  • 16:45 Sit down for dinner
  • 16:45 Speaker
  • 17:15 Starters served
  • 17:45 Speaker
  • 18:15 Main course served
  • 19:00 Managed conversation around the table
  • 19:45 Dessert served
  • 20:15 Speaker
  • 21:00 Premier networking opportunities
  • 22:00 Close

Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club.


Testimonials

Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club.


Venue Information

Spencer House is London’s most magnificent eighteenth-century aristocratic palace. Built between 1756-1766 for John, first Earl Spencer, an ancestor of Diana, Prince of Wales (1961-1997) it is London’s finest surviving eighteenth-century town house.From its conception the House was recognised as one of the most sumptuous private residences ever built in London and a building of unique importance in the history of English architecture. Designed by John Vardy and James ‘Athenian’ Stuart, the State Rooms are amongst the earliest and finest neo-classical interiors in Europe.

Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club.

Phone our team on: 0113 390 4700