UKAA Webinar: Building Safety Regulations – new risks for Investors and Developers Wednesday 13th April


This webinar was presented by the UKAA’s Building Safety Bill working Group and ARK to discover what the building safety bill means for investors and developers.

We explored who is accountable for building safety and at what point you transfer responsibility.

A review of how the new regulation regime impacts the storing of information specific to risks, compliance and safety was also presented.


David Hills – FRICS, FIIRSM, MIFireE, MSFPE, RSP, Senior Director – Regulatory, Technical & Technology Solutions at Ark Workplace Risk

Greg Spiteri, Executive Director – Gallagher

Laura Bryant, Director of Operational Risk Management & Health and Safety –  Greystar Europe Holdings Limited

Mary-Anne Bowring, CEO – The Ringley Group & BTR Planetrent

Jeremy BarkAssociate Director – Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner








Mary-Anne is CEO of The Ringley Group of companies. Ringley operate thousands of homes from London, Manchester and Cardiff supported by teams who lease, operate, manage, maintain and refurbish BTR, leasehold and mixed use masterplan developments. Ringley validate underwriting, add value during build coordinating inputs and leading on fit out, front/back of house, amenity and FFE choices. AI and digitally enabled customer journeys and white labelled Resident Apps drive engagement throughout mobilisation into stabilised assets. The goal always to maximise income with one eye always on compliance (we are ISO45001 accredited).

Mary-Anne is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Surveyor, and has sat on RICS, ARMA, IRPM and Notting Hill Housing Trust Committees and contributed to the government all party working group on leasehold,

Mary-Anne is an industry commentator widely quoted in the media on topics such as building safety regulation, leasehold issues and future of the rental market. She is also an honorary consultant to the Federation of Private Residents Associations.







David Hills







Greg Spiteri

Working in Real Estate for over 30 years Greg Spiteri, Executive Director,  is valued by Real Estate professionals as a critical friend, always there to support them through challenges.

In his role he has worked with Ground Rent Investment, Residential Portfolios, European Property Portfolios, as well as Commercial Property Investors