Perspectives on infrastructure: How can we improve the delivery of UK infrastructure?

Views from industry leaders and key decision makers on the challenges facing the infrastructure sector.

13 June 2017

Delivering UK infrastructure

We asked more than 100 industry experts and 1,500 members of the public for their views on infrastructure delivery in the UK. The results make for fascinating reading. Produced in collaboration with Infrastructure Intelligence, 'Perspectives on infrastructure' features 13 in-depth interviews with key industry leaders examining the challenges and opportunities at the heart of the sector.

We want to create an informed debate on the challenges facing UK infrastructure projects. We want to bring the industry together to explore how delivery can be improved. We also want your views on infrastructure – if you would like to participate in future interviews, articles or events, please get in touch. Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #ViewsOnInfra.

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Interviews with industry leaders

Darryl Murphy
Darryl Murphy Head of Infrastructure Debt
Robert Sinclair
Robert Sinclair Chief Executive
Bristol Airport
Rachel White
Rachel White European Managing Director
Darren James
Darren James Managing Director, Infrastructure
Wilfrid Petrie
Wilfrid Petrie CEO
ENGIE – UK & Ireland
Steve Montgomery
Steve Montgomery Managing Director
First Rail, FirstGroup
Richard Threlfall
Richard Threlfall UK Head, Infrastructure, Building and Construction
Tim Huband
Tim Huband Head of Project Finance, Fixed Income
M&G Investments
Adam Coxhead
Adam Coxhead Director, Energy and Infrastructure Finance
National Australia Bank
Sue Milton
Sue Milton Senior Director, Energy, Structured Finance
Mark Allan
Mark Allan Chief Executive
St. Modwen
Jackie Sadek
Jackie Sadek Chief Executive
UK Regeneration
Colin Skellett
Colin Skellett Chief Executive
Wessex Water and YTL UK Group

Perspectives on infrastructure

We need infrastructure to catch up with the pace of demand and also look at more technology to bring in quicker, faster projects and deliver them on budget.
Steve Montgomery, Managing Director, First Rail, FirstGroup
Good consultation is absolutely integral to bringing a project forward smoothly through the planning process. It can really ensure that issues are understood, raised, discussed at an early stage...
Liz Dunn, Burges Salmon

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