Net-zero Targets, Energy Prices, and the Future of Block Management

Recorded on 28 November 2022 (1 hour)

Legal & Compliance Updates for Managing Agents - Q4 Edition
Speakers Nigel Glen and Martin Perry

The UK Government’s target to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 is legally binding under the Climate Change Act 2008. Housing accounts for around 14% of the country’s emissions. How can Managing Agents be prepared for the transformation ahead and the crisis in energy prices? 

Join our hour-long webinar and discover:

  • What you need to know about optimisation and insulation
  • How to plan for heating and cooling
  • What to do about electric vehicle charging

Our expert panel includes: 

  •  Nigel Glen, Executive Chair, The Property Institute
  • Martin Perry, MA FIRPM, Director, West of England LTD

Watch the recording now to be ready for 2050 and all the targets in between. 


Speaker Nigel Glen - Executive Chair - The Property Institute

Nigel has an extensive international career in downstream oil, financial software, and investment banking. He founded a property management company in 2009 and was appointed as CEO of the Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) in 2016.

Nigel represents TPI in its interactions with government ministries, Parliament, relevant bodies, tv and the press. He is a frequent contributor of articles and presentations on all aspects of leasehold.


Speaker Martin Perry, Owner & Director, West of England Estate Management Company Limited

Martin Perry MA (Cantab), FIRPM, is Owner and Director of West of England Estate Management Co Ltd, a Bath-based agency dealing with residential block management and lettings. He has practiced as a block manager since 1994 and still looks after a portfolio of client properties alongside managing the business.

Martin grew up in Bath and went on to study History at Cambridge. He returned to Bath to join the ‘family firm’ and took over from his father as proprietor in 2001.

Martin served on ARMA’s governing council from 2010 until 2016, and was Chairman from 2014 to 2016, prior to which he chaired both the Technical, and Corporate Affairs, Committees. He is a founder member of the IRPM and achieved Fellowship in 2014.

Martin lives in Somerset and tries to make time for various interests including running, playing in two bands, and motorcycle instructing.