2018 Launch & Annual Conference

On 17 January 2018, FIBA will host its inaugural launch conference, in a highly prestigious location in London.

Our Launch and Annual Conference is an event to which all current Members of the Association of Bridging Professionals are invited.

In addition, we also extend that invitation to Brokers, Intermediaries and Lenders involved in the finance Industry to come and play a part in our launch, being able to see at first-hand how FIBA will offer new opportunities for this vibrant and highly important segment of the finance sector.

Conference Agenda

11.00 am to 11.30 am
Registration and Reception
11.30 am to 11.35 am
Chairman’s opening address
11.35 am to 11.45 am
Primary Supporters comments
11.45 am to 12.25 pm
Keynote Address:
Michael Saunders, Monetary Policy Committee - Bank of England
12.25 pm to 12.50 pm
Panel Discussion: Competition in the Bridging Industry
Panel Chair: Adam Tyler
Marie Grundy. Sales Director – West One Loans
Paresh Raja, CEO – Market Financial Solutions
D’mitri Zaprzala, Head of Sales – Octopus Property
Nicholas Jones, Head of Specialist Distribution, Residential and Commercial – Together
Richard Deacon, Sales Director – Masthaven
12.50 pm to 1.05 pm
Presentation: Executive Committee Members
FIBA Broker
Professional Partner with FIBA
1.05 pm to 1.30 pm
Panel Discussion: What is in store for the UK Lending Market 2018?
Panel Chair: David Golder
Damian Druce, Director and Head of Intermediary Sales - Assetz Capital
Graham Olive, Deputy CEO – OakNorth Bank
Richard Beenstock, Chief Executive – Ortus Secured Finance
Edward Gee, Insolvency Practitioner – CG & Co
1.30 pm
Chairman’s closing remarks
1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Buffet Lunch
Networking Event
Drinks Reception


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BAFTA 195 Piccadilly

A proposed agenda will be published shortly.

However, for those who would like to add details to their diaries, please note that the launch event will begin at 11am on the 17th with a networking reception and lunch provided at 1pm for all those who attend.

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Event Sponsors

Partner Events Sponsorship

We are keen to speak with sponsors to support our 2018 Annual Conference. This is an opportunity to interact with and support a new audience as a Lender or Professional Partner for your products and services.

All future FIBA Annual Conferences will set the standard for the year ahead. These events will also be significant networking opportunities, and can always be sponsored by Partners where possible.

Register your interest

  • Take the opportunity to provide the industry with knowledge through a presentation segment
  • Be part of the networking space, therefore being available to our Members
  • Understand more about your regulatory environment and how to avoid being overwhelmed
  • Hear first-hand from other industry leaders about the trends and opportunities
  • Celebrate the continuing success of the profession with your peers
  • Network with industry-leading brokers and intermediaries