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North West Development & Regeneration Plans 2017

November 27 @ 1530hrs - 1900hrs

North West Development & Regeneration Plans 2017 | Event


Following on from the success of our September event we are pleased to announce that we are back in Manchester again in November with another first class panel of speakers covering a wide range of sectors.

We are delighted to welcome the following speakers;

Lorraine Norris from Preston City Council with an update on their plans
Lynda Shillaw from MAG Property to discuss Airport City and work elsewhere in the MAG portfolio
Stephen Walker from Aberdeen Standard Investments will share with us why Manchester is a target for them
Tom Gilman from Kier Property are a prolific developer with schemes in the North West

We hope to be in a position to confirm another speaker shortly.


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Event Format

  • 1530 – 1600; Registration
  • 1600 – 1645; Networking with Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks
  • 1645 – 1815; Speaker Presentations
  • 1815 – 1900; Networking with Hot Food, Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks
  • 1930 – 2200; After Event Speakers Dinner (VIP TICKET HOLDERS ONLY)

VIP Tickets

Buy a VIP ticket to this event and come to dinner straight after the event with the speakers.  Great food, good wine and excellent conversation.

VIP Ticket Privileges

  • Attendance at Speakers Dinner
  • Reserved seating in the front two rows at the event
  • Guaranteed tickets at sold-out events
  • Only 15 VIP tickets available at each event
  • VIP Name Badges
  • Maximum two VIP tickets per company

Dinner Venue – aBode

Come to dinner and join:

  • Stephen Walker – Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Other attendees to be confirmed


Stephen Walker, Deputy Head of Asset Management; Aberdeen Standard Investments

Stephen Walker has been the Deputy Head of Asset Management since July, 2015 and Head of Edinburgh Asset Management at Aberdeen Standard Investments. He is part of the property division and is responsible for developing the UK property business. He has investment and strategic asset management experience gained in both private practice and client side positions, including roles at Ryden, Lloyds TSB Bank and a secondment to the Royal Mail.

Lynda Shillaw, Chief Executive – Property; MAG Property

Joined MAG as Divisional Chief Executive Officer for Property in June 2014 from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership where she ran the £9bn Real Estate Fund Management Business.

At MAG Lynda a member of the Executive Committee and is responsible for the non-operational land and assets including the creation of the Quantum Property vehicle, the delivery of Airport City.

Graduating in 1986 with a degree in Accountancy and Finance, Lynda has 20+ year career in the property industry, where she has headed Co-operative Estates, Lloyds Banking Group’s Real Estate Lending Business, and was Property Director at BT where she worked for 18 years.

Lynda is a Chartered Management Accountant and has also held executive positions as a pension fund Trustee, an Environment Commissioner, a member of AGMA’s Business Leadership Council and a BT Regional Director.

Lorraine Norris, Chief Executive; Preston City Council

Lorraine Norris has had a long career in local government and private practice where she qualified as a solicitor.  She is committed to living and working in the North West, and has been the Chief Executive of Preston City Council since 2009.


Tom Gilman, Managing Director – North; Kier Property

Tom has worked for Kier Property since August 2010 and is responsible for the Northern operations. Tom has focussed on expanding the growth of the business in the North of England, working closely with many joint venture partners to bring forward development sites in all asset classes.

John Ardern, Director; New Charter Group




North West Development & Regeneration Plans 2017 | Details


November 27
1530hrs - 1900hrs
£65 - £1500
Event Category:


Manchester Hall (previously Freemasons Hall), Manchester
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Phone our team on: 0113 397 0865