2017 Supporters:
  • national infrastructure commission
  • Infrastructure and project authority
  • Network rail
  • highways england
  • Union Jack
Strategic Partners:
  • Mott Macdonald

2017 Speakers

The Rt Hon David Gauke MP
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
HM Treasury
Lord Andrew Adonis
Chairman
National Infrastructure Commission
Tony Meggs
Chief Executive
Infrastructure and Projects Authority
Carolyn Fairbairn
Director General
Confederation of British Industry
Jim O’Sullivan
Chief Executive
Highways England
Sir David Higgins
Chairman
High Speed 2 Ltd
Akshay Kaul
Director of Networks
Ofgem
Jules Pipe
Deputy Mayor - Planning, Regeneration and Skills
Greater London Authority
Dr Nina Skorupska CBE
Chief Executive
Renewable Energy Association
Joanna Whittington
Chief Executive
Office for Rail and Road
Sarah Richards
Chief Executive
Planning Inspectorate
David Wright
Director, Electricity Transmission & Group Chief Electricity Engineer
National Grid
Sir Terry Morgan CBE
Chairman
Crossrail
Mark Enzer
Chief Technical Officer
Mott MacDonald
Nabil Abou-Rahme
Head of Smart Infrastructure
Mott MacDonald
Angela Hepworth
Director of Corporate Policy & Regulation
EDF Energy
Professor Brian Collins
Director
International Centre for Infrastructure Futures
Andrew Carter
Chief Executive
Centre for Cities
Nicholas Pollard
Chief Executive
Cory Riverside Energy
Paul Kehoe
Chief Executive
Birmingham Airport
Matthew Vickerstaff
Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Project Finance
Infrastructure and Projects Authority
Susan Cooklin
Route Services Director
Network Rail
Dan Brown
Director - Strategy and Policy
Office for Rail and Road
Neil Robertson
Chief Executive
National Skills Academy for Rail
Graeme Charnock
Chief Financial Officer
Peel Ports Group
Mark Shorrock
Chief Executive
Tidal Lagoon Power
Duncan Clark
Programme Director - Hornsea Project 1
DONG Energy
Martin Chown
Supply Chain Director
Sellafield Ltd
Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE
Chief Executive
Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE)
Michael Cassidy CBE
Chairman
Ebbsfleet Development Corporation
Dr Jon Lamonte
Chief Executive
Transport for Greater Manchester
Paul Taylor
Technical Director, Programme Management
MWH Global
Leon Daniels
Managing Director - Surface Transport
Transport for London
Steve Kaye
Head of Innovation
Anglian Water
Pat Ritchie
Chief Executive
Newcastle City Council
David Brown
Chief Executive
Transport for the North
Scott-James Eley
Supply Chain Manager - College, Innovation, Culture
HS2 Ltd
Heather Pugh
Partner
David Lock Associates
Sam Ibbott
Head of Smart Cities
Environmental Industries Commission
Dr Alex Tarter
Head of Cyber Consulting
Thales
Maria Manchancoses
Director & Programme Director
Midlands Engine & Midlands Connect
Richard Harrington
Chief Executive
Buckinghamshire Thames Valley LEP
Martin Tett
Chairman
England's Economic Heartland Strategic Alliance
Tom Bridges
Chief Officer Economy and Regeneration
Leeds City Council
Sheila Hoile MBE
Project Manager
Technician Apprenticeship Consortium
Adeline Ginn
General Counsel and Founder
Angel Trains Limited and Women in Rail
Dr Jennifer Schooling
Director
Centre for Smart Infrastructure
Simon Bandy
Strategic Director
Local Partnerships
Natalie Elphicke OBE
Chief Executive
Housing and Finance Institute
Brian Horton
Strategic Director
Housing and Finance Institute
Graham Backhouse
Head of Supply Chain and Logistics
Drax Power
Richard Shennan
Global digital business development director
Mott MacDonald
Alex Purdie
Senior information management consultant
Mott MacDonald
Werner Maritz
Director - Industrial Strategy
Oracle Construction and Engineering Global Business Unit
Chris Claydon
Chief Executive
ECITB
Professor Jim Watson
Director
UK Energy Research Centre
Dr Iliana Portugues
Innovation Manager
National Grid
Gemma Ginty
Urban Futures Lead
Future Cities Catapult
Mick Knight
Business Development Manager
Finning Managed Solutions
Daragh Coleman
Group Managing Director
Direct City Networks Plc
Martin Kane
Chief Engineer
Severn Trent Water
Amy Harhoff
Head of Corporate Affairs
Transport for Greater Manchester
Barney Smith
Chief Executive
Bristol is Open
Mark Dale
Innovation Engineer
Western Power Distribution
Huw Lewis
Managing Director
Urban Growth Company
Rachel Fisher
Head of Infrastructure - Cities and Local Growth Unit
Department for Communities and Local Government
Roger Bailey
Asset Management Director
Tideway
Stephen Dance
Head of Infrastructure Delivery
Infrastructure and Projects Authority
Keith Waller
Senior Advisor
Infrastructure and Projects Authority
Dr Wei Yang
Co-Chair
UK-China Eco-Cities and Green Building Group
Philip Beer
Partner
Burges Salmon LLP
Michael Lavelle
Head of Policy and Standards
EDF Energy
David Biggs
Managing Director - Network Rail Property
Network Rail
Senior Representative
China-Britain Business Council
Will Gard
Head of Infrastructure Sector
Burges Salmon
More 2017 speakers to be announced.

2016 Speakers

Tanya Beckett
Presenter
BBC World News
Simon Kirby
Chief Executive
HS2
Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP
Secretary of State for Transport
Department for Transport
Professor Brian Collins
Director
International Centre for Infrastructure Futures
Dr Jon Lamonte
Chief Executive
Transport for Greater Manchester
Michèle Dix
Managing Director
Crossrail 2
David Brown
Chief Executive
Transport for the North
Peter Budd
Chair - One Belt One Road Working Group
China-Britain Business Council
Richard Harrington
Chief Executive
Buckinghamshire Thames Valley LEP
Lady Barbara Judge CBE
Chair
Institute of Directors (IoD)
John Holland-Kaye
Chief Executive Officer
Heathrow Airport
Stewart Wingate
Chief Executive Officer
Gatwick Airport
Mark Sneesby
Chief Operating Officer
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Ged Fitzgerald
Chief Executive
Liverpool City Council
Alasdair Reisner
Chief Executive
CECA
Alastair Dick
Business Development Director
Bechtel & UK Lead, Generation Power
Andrew Paulson
Head of Infrastructure
RBS
Arthur Gleijm
Director of the Transport Authority
The Hague City Council
Ben Nduva
Infrastructure Sales Development Manager
Ordnance Survey
Bev Hindle
Deputy Director Strategy and Infrastructure
Oxfordshire County Council
Bill Rogers
Managing Director
Green Investment Bank
Catherine Gan
Head of Finance & Treasury
EDF Energy, Nuclear New Build
Charles Kirwan-Taylor
Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Director
Gatwick Airport
Chris Lewis
Lead Partner for Capital and Infrastructure Programmes
EY
Christian Spence
Head of Research & Policy
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Dominic Thasarathar
Industry Strategist: Construction, Energy, Natural Resources
Autodesk
Dr Aijuan Wang
Strategic Development Director - China Going Out
Mott MacDonald
Dougald Middleton
Lead Infrastructure Finance Partner
EY
Dr Doug Forbes
Associate Director
Whole Life Consultants Limited
Dr Giles Blackburne
Executive Director
China-Britain Business Council
Dr Tim Stone CBE
Non Exec Director, Horizon Nuclear Power
Non Exec Director, European Investment Bank
Geoffrey Mills
China Representative
Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
Graham Mason
Director, Project Operations and Strategic Planning
Fluor Ltd
Greg Jones
Senior Associate
Pinsent Masons LLP
Hêdd Roberts
Head of ETO Commercial, Electricity Transmission Asset Management
National Grid
Ian Berry
Head of Infrastructure
Aviva Investors
Jonathan Moore
Senior Partner & Managing Director, Manchester
Arcadis
Julian Francis
Director of Policy and External Affairs
Association for Consultancy & Engineering (ACE)
Keith Howells
Chairman
Mott MacDonald
Lord John Hutton
Chair
Nuclear Industry Association
Mahmood Faruqi
Director
CallisonRTKL
Malcolm Taylor
Head of Technical Information
Crossrail
Manish Gupta
Partner, Corporate Finance - Head of Transport & Infrastructure
EY
Mark Enzer
Global Sector Leader
Mott MacDonald
Matt Edwards
Asset Maintenance & Information Manager
Anglian Water
Miranda Kirschel MBE
Energy Adviser
Nuclear EY and President of Woman, Nuclear UK
Nabil Abou-Rahme
Head of Smart Infrastructure
Mott MacDonald
Nigel Huish
Managing Director
Idom Merebrook
Paddy Bradley
Director
Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership
Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP
Chancellor of the Exchequer
HM Treasury (Invitation extended)
Simon Rawlinson
Member of the UK Government Task Group for BIM & Head of Strategic Research and Insight
Arcadis
Simon Rawlinson
Head of Strategic Research and Insight
Arcadis
Simon Ridley
Director General Decentralisation and Growth
Department for Communities & Local Government
Stephen Radley
Director of Policy and Partnerships
Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)
Tanya Beckett
Presenter
BBC World News’ Business Live
Toby Gibbs
Strategy Director - Major Infrastructure
Amec Foster Wheeler
Tom Greatrex
Chief Executive
Nuclear Industry Association
Tom Mundy
Managing Director
NuScale Power
Tom Thorp
Director
Foresight Group
Tony Rose
Infrastructure Director
Scottish Futures Trust
Victoria Parker
Partner, Power and Utilities Advisory
KPMG LLP
Jo Kaye
Group Strategy Director
Network Rail
Lord Andrew Adonis
Chairman
National Infrastructure Commission
Tom Riordan
Chief Executive
Leeds City Council
Julia King DBE FREng, The Baroness Brown of Cambridge
Vice-Chancellor & Chief Executive
Aston University
Aldermaan Tom de Bruijn
Deputy Mayor - Traffic, Transport and Environment
The Hague City Council
Mike Weston
Chief Executive
Pensions Infrastructure Platform
Mark Bew
Head
UK Government Task Group for BIM
Hillary Chipping
Acting Chief Executive
South East Midlands LEP
Alex Williams
MD, Planning
TfL
Dr Mike Pitts
Head of Urban Living and Built Environment
Innovate UK
Andrew Fender
Chair
Transport for Greater Manchester
Clive Memmott
Chief Executive
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Vin Sumner
City-zen project
Amsterdam Smart City
Ed Cox
Director
IPPR North
Frank Mitchell
CEO
ScottishPower Energy Networks
Ailie MacAdam
Managing Director Europe & Africa Infrastructure
Bechtel
Brad Miller
Transformation Programme Director
Manchester Airport Group
Tom De Brujin
Deputy Mayor
The Hague
Duncan Powell
Programme Director
Local Partnerships
Guilleume Fleuti
Head of Infrastructure and Energy for Capital Markets
Lloyds Bank
David Elliott
Director of Strategy and New Markets
Wessex Water

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