National Later Life Conference confirms speakers

Robyn Ashman

April 24, 2018

The National Later Life Conference has confirmed the speaker line-up for the event which will be taking place in Gloucester in June.

Sponsored by the Later Life Academy, the commercial and training organisation for later life advisers, and the Equity Release Council, the industry body for the equity release sector, the National Later Life Adviser Conference will be held on Thursday 21 June at the Gloucester Rugby Club Business Centre at Gloucester’s ground, Kingsholm, in the historic Roman city.

Speakers on the day include luminaries from the worlds of politics, regulation and various later life sectors. They include:

David Burrows – former MP and current chair of the Equity Release Council.
Richard Graham – Member of Parliament for Gloucester, former member of the Work & Pensions Committee and currently member of Parliament’s ‘Exiting the European Union’ Committee.
Tony Miles – director of Miles Associates Ltd and former head of Strategic Sales Operations at Partnership Assurance.
Jacqueline Berry, director, My Care Consultant.
Sophie Andrews, CEO, The Silver Line – national charity and helpline for older people.

The Conference is targeted at advisers working in the later life market, dealing with mature consumers and looking to broaden their knowledge and expertise, and will bring together a selection of leading key-note speakers in their fields, from across the financial services industry, as well as consumer organisations, charities, industry leaders, plus regulatory and political commentators.

Topics under discussion during the day will include: changing products; consumer needs; political and economic challenges, longevity and advice needs; mental capacity and the future of social care; software and innovation, and many more.

The seminars will be chaired by Stuart Wilson group managing director of Answers in Retirement Group. In addition to platform presentations throughout the day, there will be a number of ‘break out’ seminars, and the opportunity to speak face to face with a broad range of providers in the exhibitors’ area.

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