Anthony is a Managing Director at Jefferies, the global investment banking firm. He has recently been awarded City AM’s ‘Analyst of The Year’ 2017. As equity research analyst focusing on the UK residential sector, his role is to help investors decide where to invest their money in the residential sector. His insights will be invaluable to Guild Members. Join us for a talk that takes a look at the future of the market, Stamp Duty and the effects of Brexit as well as the ‘successes’ of online or ‘DIY’ agents.
Iain is a highly experienced estate agent and business leader, with 30 years plus experience and is known for speaking up for independent agents. Iain has a particularly strong entrepreneurial background and has managed and led teams in all agency aspects; as a business owner, Franchise Director and MD for a large corporate. Iain was a Guild Member for 10 years whilst running an agency in Winchester, and has always been a firm supporter of The Guild and its Members.
Sally has 27 years as a Lettings Business Professional, is CEO and Founder of National Lettings Franchise, President of ARLA and a best-selling author & award-winning international speaker. Lettings is a crucial aspect of the property market and Sally has the insight on the controversial tenant fee ban and thriving in the market.
Gavin Hastings is a rugby legend. As former Captain of Scotland and British Lions Rugby and professional player, Gavin knows the value of working as a team and being a motivational leader. Using the challenges he faced on the rugby pitch, he will show us how sporting lessons can be very successfully applied to your businesses. After a fantastic career, Gavin retired in 1995. While you may still see him in the media passionately maintaining his interest in the sport, he has also set up a very successful company specialising in sports marketing and event management.
Paul has nearly 40 years’ experience in the Estate Agency Industry and has held a number of Senior roles in The Halifax, including heading up the Estate Agency Risk and Compliance team. He is now an integral part of The Guild’s team offering compliance reviews and advice to Members. Paul’s main focus is always raising awareness; Members can only be compliant when they know where their company may be exposed to unnecessary risk.
Dorian has worked in the property industry for more than a decade, covering roles from Trainee Negotiator to CEO. At the conference, he shared an exclusive preview of Guild New Homes. Combining automation and human interaction seamlessly, this platform will be the largest New Homes network in the UK, giving Members new revenue opportunities and access to higher profiles.
As Sally Lawson, president of ARLA, was unable to attend, Neil gave a fast-paced inspirational speech about lettings and the private rental sector in her place. Neil Martin is a multi-award winning professional speaker and content creator with over 20 years international business experience.
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