Naomi Roper is a partner at Trowers & Hamlins LLP in the banking and finance team.
. Naomi is the ESG lead for the social housing finance practice at Trowers working in the fields of green, social and sustainable finance and impact measurement. She was part of the original working groups for the Sustainability Reporting Standard and the Equity Impact Project (spearheaded by Big Society Capital and The Good Economy aimed at institutional investors in affordable housing). Most recently she was part of the working group for the LMA's Sustainability Linked Loan Principles for Real Estate Finance.
Naomi has over 18 years' experience acting for borrowers and lenders in the social housing finance sector with a deep focus on sustainability and social value-linked financing. She is a highly trusted advisor known for her commercial savvy and her no nonsense attitude to getting the job done. Naomi has extensive experience in all areas of social housing and development finance with a particular specialism in debt capital markets transactions.
Naomi has a very strong lender practice including acting for the main bond aggregators in the sector which includes The Housing Finance Corporation Limited on their £6 billion loan portfolio and bLEND Funding Plc on the implementation of their £3 billion EMTN social bond programme.