Views from industry leaders

Why infrastructure?

The scale of the UK infrastructure challenge

The delivery of UK infrastructure projects has a huge impact on our political, economic, social and technological development. We canvassed views from across the infrastructure sector to find out how we can improve the delivery of UK infrastructure. On 13 June 2017 we launched our report at the National Infrastructure Forum.

in-depth interviews with leaders across the infrastructure sector on what can be done to deliver UK infrastructure more efficiently
Infrastructure Intelligence survey responses from industry decision makers, ranging from infrastructure procurement to delivery
YouGov survey responses from members of the general public on their perceptions of infrastructure delivery in the UK


Perspectives on infrastructure

Infrastructure faces a great challenge of funding; it's not financing, it's actually who's going to pay for it. And the answer is you and I – as a consumer or as a taxpayer...
Darryl Murphy, Head of Infrastructure Debt, Aviva Investors
We've got to engage more young people in our infrastructure decision-making. They've got some great ideas and they've got really different ways of doing things and probably better ways of doing things...
Cathy Travers, Development Director – Europe, UK and Africa, Mott MacDonald
We need political and regulatory stability. No-one wants to invest in this kind of project and then find the rug pulled from under their feet in four or five years' time.
Graham Soar, Burges Salmon


How can we improve the delivery of UK infrastructure?

Views from industry leaders and key decision makers, along with survey results from 1,651 members of the general public.
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