How the Map of Manchester is Changing
About the Speakers:
Heather is Director of Sales for Clockwise, a rapidly growing Flexi Office space provider with sites across the UK and Europe. She has advised at 10 Downing Street on how to better support female entrepreneurs and in 2016 was named a Rising Star in the Manchester Young Talent Awards for her work building partnerships to better support fast growth businesses in the Manchester Business community. In 2018, she was named on the Northern Power Women Future List, and in 2019 was awarded “Female Networker of the Year” at the City of Manchester Business Awards and “Employee of the Year” in 2021.
Heather is co-chair of pro-manchester’s Property and Regeneration committee.
Suzanne is the head of Trowers & Hamlins’ Manchester office and leads the north west Real Estate practice. She specialises in the development of home ownership products working with Homes England in relation to its grant funded sale products, including the shared ownership lease and most recently the £19 billion Help to Buy programme.
Suzanne also sits on the MHCLG joint advisory committee set up to promote the development of the Build to Rent sector. On a wider basis, Suzanne advises clients on large scale property projects, including public private partnerships and regeneration schemes, Suzanne is also the partner in charge of our Residential Sales team in Manchester. Suzanne is named as a Leading Individual in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. She is also an editorial panel member for ThinkHouse a web based resource to promote knowledge sharing in the housing industry as well as being a business representative on MCC’s Our Manchester Forum.
Andrew Bickerdike is Head of Planning North at Turley and specialises in residential development covering a broad spectrum of work in the sector including city centre living, strategic land promotion and residential-led regeneration development. He has over 15 years’ experience and is involved in devising and delivering planning and regeneration strategies, managing complex planning applications and strategic promotion of land assets through Local Plan process. Andrew adopts a collaborative approach to his work, effective in building positive relationships with public sector partners to deliver projects for his clients.