Summit discusses the UK housebuilding revolution

Summit discusses the UK housebuilding revolution

The Government’s housebuilding revolution will come under the spotlight at the 15th edition of City & Financial Global‘s ‘UK Infrastructure Policy & Investment Summit‘.

The event will take place in London on Wednesday 28th March 2018, with Robert Jenrick MP, Exchequer Secretary, HM Treasury, giving the keynote address.

The conference is being organised in partnership with the National Infrastructure Commission and the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, both of which are running their own one-hour long panel sessions within the programme. The NIC session will focus on the National Infrastructure Assessment, while the IPA panel will look at transforming infrastructure performance.

Other topics that will be covered include:

  • The future of private finance in infrastructure post-Carillion
  • Regional infrastructure delivery in a devolved UK
  • Labour’s plans for PFI projects and the use of private finance
  • Prospects for the UK’s major project pipeline
  • Evolving models for private sector involvement in Scottish infrastructure
  • The latest developments in infrastructure financing and investment
  • Key technologies that are transforming infrastructure

Speakers confirmed to date include:

  • Robert Jenrick MP, Exchequer Secretary, HM Treasury
  • Simon Adams, Head of Commercial, Crossrail 2
  • Sir Mark Boleat, Chairman, Housing & Finance Institute
  • Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman UK Municipal Bonds Agency & Chairman, London Pensions Fund Authority
  • Gershon Cohen, Global Head of Infrastructure Funds, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Phil Graham, Chief Executive, National Infrastructure Commission
  • Sean Hanson, Chief Executive, Local Partnerships
  • Adrian Jones, Director, Infrastructure Debt, Allianz Global Investors 
  • Ben Loomes, Head of Infrastructure and Managing Partner, InfraRed Capital Partners
  • Sir Amyas Morse KCB, Comptroller and Auditor General, National Audit Office
  • Darryl Murphy, Head of Infrastructure Debt, Aviva Investors  
  • Joe Perkins, Chief Economist & Partner, OFGEM
  • Andy Rose, Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Investor Association (GIIA)
  • Keith Waller, Senior Advisor, Infrastructure and Projects Authority
  • Cllr Darren Rodwell, Leader, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Peter Reekie, Chief Executive, Scottish Futures Trust
  • Lord Porter of Spalding CBE, Chairman, Local Government Association

The full event programme and confirmed speakers can be viewed on the event website. Attendees will include: central and local government, investors and funders, developers and sponsors, and Transaction advisors (legal, financial, insurers, technical and engineer).

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