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Meet the RISE team at Housing 2024



The RISE team is excited to be joining Housing 2024 at Manchester Central Convention Complex from the 25th to the 27th June. RISE will be there to share domestic retrofit programme advice and support. Visit our stand to meet our team, discuss your retrofit plans and understand the support RISE can offer you.





    With 9,000 attendees, Housing brings together the whole of the UK housing sector to collaborate and identify innovative solutions to meet the needs of communities.

    Book a one-to-one meeting with one of the RISE team

    You can use our calendar system to book a one-to-one meeting with one of the RISE team. At one of these meetings you can discuss your retrofit questions in-depth, and see how RISE can support you along your retrofit journey. 

    If you still need a ticket for Housing 2024, visitor passes are free for housing associations, local authorities, public sector, housebuilders, master developers, funders, architects, planners and BTR landlords, student accommodation, retirement living and extra-care providers. You can register for a free guest pass using this link.

    See who will be attending from the RISE team below.

    Meet the RISE Housing 2024 team

    Kate Watson, Principal Consultant, Sustainable Communities & Industries at Turner & Townsend

    Kate Watson is a retrofit specialist in the domestic housing sector. Kate is Technical Support Lead for RISE, managing a team of specialist consultants providing support to housing associations and local authorities. She has over 20 years’ experience of delivering programmes and projects in the construction sector, fourteen within domestic retrofit at scale for local authorities and housing providers. 


    David Kemp, Director, Sustainable Communities and Industries at Turner & Townsend