The Building Safety Forum from Intelligent FS – Event 1

by | Apr 24, 2023 | Past Events

The Building Safety Forum from Intelligent FS – Event 1

Introduction to The Building Safety Forum from Intelligent FS – Event 1

Welcome to our corporate event page!

We are excited to be hosting an industry-leading event focused on the Building Safety Act 2022 and the changes this will bring to our market, specifically addressing the need to formalise accountability for fire and structural issues throughout the building’s life cycle; The Golden Thread. We will present contextualized, practical solutions for discussion and feedback the results to all attendees for your ongoing discussion.

Having already secured top industry leaders as part of the discussion, your participation will bring real world views and perspective to a discussion hosted by Peter Apps, Deputy Editor at Inside Housing, News Reporter and author of ‘Show Me The Bodies – How We Let Grenfell Happen.

As a principal contractor specialising in cladding remediation services, we understand the importance of addressing fire safety issues and we are committed to providing the best possible services to our clients and their residents. This event is a chance for us to share our knowledge and expertise with others in the industry and work towards making buildings safe and sustainable. It is the first of 4 events focusing on different areas throughout the year.

We hope you can join us at this important and timely event, this is a rare opportunity to hear from experts and learn about the latest developments in building safety regulation.

Please express your interest by completing our form below and we will keep you updated on event details.

We look forward to seeing you there!


The Building Safety Forum from Intelligent FS – Event 1


Manchester City Football Club

Etihad Stadium

Etihad Campus

Manchester, M113FF


Registration & Breakfast



Opening Address

Peter Apps


Building Safety Act 2022

Chris McKay


Break-out on Building Safety Act 2022

ALL (led by Intelligent FS)



Fire Safety

Richard Veti

On-site at the stadium


Break & Refreshments



Break-out on Fire Safety

ALL (led by Intelligent FS)



Q&A, Review of break-out sessions

ALL (led by panel)

Thursday 30th March 2023


Networking, Lunch


Please register your interest by completing the form and an invitation will be sent by reply.

Traveling to the event

BY CAR – Satnav Postcode: M11 3FF 

Accessible from M60 ring road, M56, M67, M62, M61, & M66. 

Car parking at the Stadium for delegates is free of charge


Piccadilly (20 min walk from the Stadium) 

Ashbury’s on Alan Turing Way (15 min walk from the Stadium) 


Etihad Campus tram stop, Ashton line. 7 mins travel from  

Piccadilly station, trams running every 6 minutes. 


216 or 231 from Piccadilly Gardens bus station, Stand C. 

Richard Veti

Role: Managing Director of BEFS Fire Solutions and Conrad Wolfe Fire Safety
Bio: Richard became a fire safety consultant following a 26 year career in West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service. He is a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers, where he is on Life Risk Register. NEBOSH qualified with degrees in Law and Business, Richard offers a unique perspective to all aspects of fire safety. In 2020 he co-founded BEFS Ltd, a fire consultancy with a focus on EWS.

Chris McKay

Role: Director and Façade Fire Safety Lead at Façade Consultancy CBRE

Bio: A degree educated architectural and façade engineer, Chris has nearly 12 years’ experience within the specific field of facades, the last 4, within CBRE, Chris is a facade expert and engineering specialists who knows what it takes to make façades perform at their best.

Peter Apps

Role: Deputy Editor at Inside Housing, News Reporter and author of ‘Show Me The Bodies – How We Let Grenfell Happen’

Bio: Pete Apps is deputy editor of Inside Housing magazine and author of the acclaimed book, Show Me The Bodies, which explores the causes of the Grenfell Tower fire. He has been writing about building safety and cladding since before the disaster, has won numerous awards for his revelatory journalism and led a team which covered each of the 400 days of the public inquiry into the fire. He also writes about the UK’s social housing sector.