Connecting infrastructure with Australian capital

Infrastructure Investor returns to Australia at the Infrastructure Investor Australia Forum in October.

Network and reconnect with Australia’s top Superannuation firms and the global infrastructure investment community. Join influential decision makers to discuss the onshore and offshore potential for investing in the asset class.

Advance your fundraising

Expand your fundraising strategies by connecting with Australia’s most active institutional investors.

Uncover high-yield opportunities

Share investment strategies and industry insights to identify high-yield assets across the region with leading investment practitioners.

Infrastructure Investor - build your network

Save time building your network

Create and nurture sustainable relationships with infrastructure’s elite by using our sophisticated networking platform.

Programme at a glance

Hear from industry leaders on the current trends that are shaping the Australian infrastructure markets. Key themes include:

• Post pandemic investing strategies and the Covid recovery
• Propelling Australia to net zero – what more can private capital do?
• Understanding the digital infrastructure investing landscape
• ESG and sustainability at the nexus of infrastructure investing
• International investor’s perspectives on the Australian market
• Investing in emerging markets – why Supers should be taking a closer look

Speakers include

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Part of the Global Passport

By securing your place at the Infrastructure Investor Australia Forum, you will instantly become part of the global network of infrastructure leaders shaping the asset class.

Passport holders have year-round access to a directory of investors, frequent meetings with industry leaders, and a place at all Infrastructure Investor conferences throughout the year, including:

Year-round infrastructure networking

The Infrastructure Investor Australia Forum will take place in-person and virtually on our industry-leading platform.

Easily seek out relevant investors, get maximum visibility, and maintain relationships across the global industry.

Attendance at the event is now exclusive to Global Passport holders – our new investor/manager network. Book a demo to see how, in addition to attendance to the the Australia Forum, membership can help grow your business.


Secure your next investor

Connect with a global network of investors
AustralianSuper
Aware Super
BCI
CPPIB
Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation
Employees Provident Fund Board
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development
HESTA
Japan Post Bank
LGIASuper
Manulife
NZ Super Fund
Rest
Victorian Fund Management Coporation

Australia Forum attendees shape the industry

Your access to the Australia Forum will provide more value than ever before, with year-round access to a directory of global infrastructure’s most influential network.

Infrastructure Investor New York - advance your fundraising

Advance your fundraising

Expand your fundraising horizons by meeting the most active Australian institutional investors.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - uncover high-yield opportunities

Uncover high-yield opportunities

Share perspectives on Australian investment strategies and identify high-yield assets across the region with leading investment practitioners.

Infrastructure Investor New York Forum - build your network

Save time building your network

Create and nurture sustainable relationships with infrastructure’s elite by using our sophisticated networking platform.

Australia Forum attendees get more

By attending the Infrastructure Investor Australia Forum, you will join infrastructure’s most influential global network. Membership will give you:

  • Access to the Australia Forum
  • Virtual access to all of Infrastructure Investor’s global events
  • Access to the investor directory
  • Frequent virtual and in-person networking opportunities
  • And much more…
  • Please note annual agenda is subject to change

Position your brand at the centre of the infrastructure community

Strengthen your market credibility, put your brand in front of your key target markets and meet your investment and business goals. Sponsorship gives you:

  • VIP access
  • Thought-leadership opportunities
  • High-profile branding
  • And much more …

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities, please contact James Baker at james.b@peimedia.com or call +61 3 4224 0205.

Interested in speaking at the Australia Forum?

For more information on speaking at the Australia Forum, please contact Andrew Wolff.

 

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Manish Aggarwal

Head, Infrastructure, Disinvestments, and Special Situations, KPMG India

Vishnu Amble

Director, GreenBear Group

Daniel Beaver

Director, Infrastructure Capital

Paul Bernath, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Paul Bernath

Managing Director, Infrastructure and Australia Office Head, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Henri Blas

Chief Content Officer, Global Infrastructure Hub

Chloé Brayne

Investment Director, Infrastructure, CDPQ

Alexandra Campbell, CBUS

Alexandra Campbell

Head of Private Markets, CBUS

Isabel Chatterton, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Isabel Chatterton

Regional Industry Director, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Steven Ciobo

Managing Director, Stonepeak

Jon Collinge

Executive Director, Sustainable Investment, Morrison

Maria Donnelly, Aware Super

Maria Donnelly

Portfolio Manager - Infrastructure, Aware Super

Desmond Goh

Investment Manager - Unlisted Assets, HESTA

Maria Guo

Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Real Assets, Australian Retirement Trust

Steven Hong

Director, Castalia Advisors

Daniel Kemp

APAC Editor, Infrastructure Investor

Daniel Kim

Chief Executive Officer, Ark Energy

Jordan Kraiten, Hostplus

Jordan Kraiten

Head of Infrastructure, Hostplus

Sandra Lee, UniSuper

Sandra Lee

Head of Private Markets, UniSuper

Roger Lloyd

Chief Executive Officer, Palisade Investment Partners

Marigold Look

Executive Director, IFM Investors

Rupert Maloney

Executive Director - Hydrogen, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

Liza McDonald

Head of Responsible Investments, Aware Super

Matt Morgan, Infratech Growth Partners

Matt Morgan

Managing Director, Infratech Growth Partners

Manish Rastogi, Frontier

Manish Rastogi

Head of Real Assets, Frontier

Chandra Reddy

Advisor to Corporate Chairman, GMR Group

Daniel Selikowitz

Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group

Achal Sondhi

General Manager of Australia and Vice President of Growth, APAC, Fluence

Claire Simpson, JANA

Claire Simpson

Co-Head Infrastructure, Senior Consultant, JANA

Tim Stock

Director, Hydrogen and Clean Energy, Office of Energy and Climate Change, NSW Treasury

Ludovic Theau, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

Ludovic Theau

Chief Investment Officer, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

Jan Vesely

Partner, EQT Infrastructure

Rick Walters

Chief of Standards & Innovation, GRESB

Edward Winter, BlackRock

Edward Winter

Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Funds, BlackRock

Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

Infrastructure Investor Australia Forum (Times in AEST) - Wednesday 5th

Connecting infrastructure with Australian capital
08:30 - 09:00

Registration and coffee networking

09:00 - 09:50

Keynote Panel: Post pandemic investing strategies & the covid recovery

Paul Bernath, Roger Lloyd, Jan Vesely , Daniel Selikowitz, Steven Ciobo
  • Investing in infrastructure 2022: Is it all about decarbonising and digitalizing?
  • How do you access the best deals in the increasingly competitive market?
  • Post covid headwinds of rising interest rates and geopolitical insatiability. How best can investors mitigate these?
  • Expected returns for different infra strategies in a post covid world
Paul Bernath, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Paul Bernath

Managing Director, Infrastructure and Australia Office Head, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

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A speaker photo for Roger Lloyd

Roger Lloyd

Chief Executive Officer, Palisade Investment Partners

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A speaker photo for Jan  Vesely

Jan Vesely

Partner, EQT Infrastructure

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A speaker photo for Daniel Selikowitz

Daniel Selikowitz

Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group

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A speaker photo for Steven Ciobo

Steven Ciobo

Managing Director, Stonepeak

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09:50 - 10:40

Panel: Propelling Australia to net zero – what more can private capital do?

Ludovic Theau, Marigold Look, Daniel Kemp, Chloé Brayne, Daniel Beaver
  • What are the current political and practical impediments to reach net zero and how can they be overcome?
  • How can private capital increase its role in Australia?
  • Looking beyond private capital’s role in conventional sectors such battery storage and renewable supply chain infrastructure
Ludovic Theau, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

Ludovic Theau

Chief Investment Officer, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

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A speaker photo for Marigold Look

Marigold Look

Executive Director, IFM Investors

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A speaker photo for Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp

APAC Editor, Infrastructure Investor

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A speaker photo for Chloé  Brayne

Chloé Brayne

Investment Director, Infrastructure, CDPQ

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A speaker photo for Daniel Beaver

Daniel Beaver

Director, Infrastructure Capital

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10:40 - 11:10

Break

11:10 - 12:00

LP Panel: ‘Your Future, Your Super’ and Superannuation infrastructure investing

Manish Rastogi , Maria Donnelly, Alexandra Campbell, Jordan Kraiten, Sandra Lee, Desmond Goh
  • How has Your Future Your Super impacted on Super’s investment portfolios?
  • Is there a growing disconnect between desired investing assets and current benchmarks?
  • The impact on fund investing – is it forcing Supers to go direct?
Manish Rastogi, Frontier

Manish Rastogi

Head of Real Assets, Frontier

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Maria Donnelly, Aware Super

Maria Donnelly

Portfolio Manager - Infrastructure, Aware Super

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Alexandra Campbell, CBUS

Alexandra Campbell

Head of Private Markets, CBUS

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Jordan Kraiten, Hostplus

Jordan Kraiten

Head of Infrastructure, Hostplus

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Sandra Lee, UniSuper

Sandra Lee

Head of Private Markets, UniSuper

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A speaker photo for Desmond Goh

Desmond Goh

Investment Manager - Unlisted Assets, HESTA

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12:00 - 12:45

Panel: Investing in emerging markets – Why Supers should be taking a closer look?

Chandra Reddy, Isabel Chatterton, Manish Aggarwal
  • The case for investing in APAC renewables – why is now the time
  • How to best access the best deals and opportunities
  • Demystifying risk in emerging markets  – is it overstated?
A speaker photo for Chandra  Reddy

Chandra Reddy

Advisor to Corporate Chairman, GMR Group

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Isabel Chatterton, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Isabel Chatterton

Regional Industry Director, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

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A speaker photo for Manish Aggarwal

Manish Aggarwal

Head, Infrastructure, Disinvestments, and Special Situations, KPMG India

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12:45 - 14:05

Lunch and Networking

14:05 - 14:55

Panel: The big debate - can Australia become a hydrogen superpower?

Steven Hong, Daniel Kim, Rupert Maloney, Tim Stock
  • What’s driving the demand for green hydrogen globally and in Australia?
  • What’s the current status of Australia’s hydrogen industry?
  • What will it take for Australia to become a hydrogen superpower?
  • What enabling infrastructure is required under the ‘superpower’ scenario and what are the opportunities for private capital?
A speaker photo for Steven Hong

Steven Hong

Director, Castalia Advisors

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A speaker photo for Daniel Kim

Daniel Kim

Chief Executive Officer, Ark Energy

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A speaker photo for Rupert Maloney

Rupert Maloney

Executive Director - Hydrogen, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

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A speaker photo for Tim Stock

Tim Stock

Director, Hydrogen and Clean Energy, Office of Energy and Climate Change, NSW Treasury

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14:55 - 15:45

Panel: Investing in the infrastructure of the future

Claire Simpson, Maria Guo, Edward Winter, Vishnu Amble, Matt Morgan, Achal Sondhi
  • How far has the pandemic accelerated GP & LPs investments in new technologies? How has this impacted on strategies such as decarbonisation?
  • Technology risk and disruption – what do investors need to be aware of?
  • The rise and rise of Digital infrastructure – understanding the emergence of new technological innovation such as in edge computing
Claire Simpson, JANA

Claire Simpson

Co-Head Infrastructure, Senior Consultant, JANA

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A speaker photo for Maria Guo

Maria Guo

Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Real Assets, Australian Retirement Trust

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Edward Winter, BlackRock

Edward Winter

Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Funds, BlackRock

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A speaker photo for Vishnu Amble

Vishnu Amble

Director, GreenBear Group

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Matt Morgan, Infratech Growth Partners

Matt Morgan

Managing Director, Infratech Growth Partners

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A speaker photo for Achal Sondhi

Achal Sondhi

General Manager of Australia and Vice President of Growth, APAC, Fluence

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15:45 - 16:15

Break

16:15 - 17:00

Panel: ESG and sustainability at the nexus of infrastructure investing

Liza McDonald, Henri Blas, Jon Collinge, Rick Walters
  • Integrating ESG into the asset management process
  • When and why are allocations being withdrawn due to ESG issues?
  • Is ESG a sustainable product?
A speaker photo for Liza McDonald

Liza McDonald

Head of Responsible Investments, Aware Super

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A speaker photo for Henri Blas

Henri Blas

Chief Content Officer, Global Infrastructure Hub

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A speaker photo for Jon Collinge

Jon Collinge

Executive Director, Sustainable Investment, Morrison

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A speaker photo for Rick Walters

Rick Walters

Chief of Standards & Innovation, GRESB

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17:00 - 18:00

Cocktail Reception

Agenda

Infrastructure Investor Australia Forum (Times in AEST) - Thursday 6th

Infrastructure Investor Australia Forum
07:30 - 08:30

Investor Breakfast (Open to institutional investors only)

An intimate, off-the-record, closed-door session for strategic sharing and insight around focused topics. Pre-registration is required.