Financing and developing the world’s infrastructure from concept to completion

Discover how public sector projects are being made more accessible to private capital at the Infrastructure Investor Government Forum, where the world’s governments, developers and capital providers will discuss collaborative working to advance major infrastructure projects from concept to completion.

 

Who attends?

Global, local and municipal government (public sector)

Meet the world’s significant financiers and developers of global infrastructure projects in one location to advance your country’s infrastructure development plans.

 

Asset owners (developers and operators)

Meet the capital in the room. Learn how landmark transactions have been delivered, hear public sector plans and appetite for infrastructure and meet the partners you need to deliver your next expansion or development project.

Financial sponsors and investors

Join government representatives, contractors and operators to discover the future direction of global greenfield infrastructure development and advance your project pipeline. Learn how to work with greenfield or privatisation partners– the asset owners and operators planning the most interesting new capital infrastructure development.

Service Providers

Engage with public and private sector clients and prospects. Showcase your advisory expertise on the world stage. Gain exclusive insight into the forthcoming programme strategies of major global infrastructure clients.

Key themes for 2020

  • Improving infrastructure delivery: innovative governmental procurement models.
  • Urban renewal projects: how different governments are driving the conversion to smart, sustainable, resilient cities.
  • Promoting a deeper collaboration between governments, private capital and banks.
  • Novel approaches to mitigate project risk and attract an increase in private capital.
  • Increasing the effectiveness of private capital investment into public infrastructure.
  • Attracting private capital: analysing the key ingredients needed to secure investment.

One Summit: Seven Forums

The Global Investor Forum is the largest global gathering of institutional and private capital devoted to infrastructure and the focal point of the Global Summit.

Explore infrastructure opportunities across frontier and growth markets at the Emerging Markets Forum.

The ESG & Sustainability Forum provides a place to showcase best practice and understand what good looks like from a sustainability perspective.

The Energy Transition Forum is the event to learn from and network with a truly international delegation focused on investment opportunities in renewables and the energy transition.

Your chance to hear from investors leading the digital revolution in infrastructure investment and keep up with opportunities in an increasingly important sub-asset class.

Analyse the benefits of differing investment structures, learn about landmark transactions and pinpoint new opportunities for yield.

Government organisations attended in 2019 from:


Testimonials

Lincoln Webb

Senior Vice President, BCI

If you are serious about infrastructure investing, Infrastructure Investor’s Global Summit should be a fixture in your calendar.

Stephane Wattez-Richard

Executive Director, Conquest AM

The Global Summit is the best event to meet peers, investors and keep up-to-date on the key challenges & opportunities the asset class faces today.

Holger Haaf

Uniper

To meet so many people in such a short time is not possible without the Summit.

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

The Infrastructure Investor Global Summit offers a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile as a part of the premier meeting for infrastructure investment professionals.

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities contact Alexander Jakes, alexander.j@peimedia.com, +44 (0)203 862 7498

 

 

 

Jean-Marc Arbaud

Managing Director, CDPQ Infra

Jean-Marc Arbaud has 30 years of experience developing, planning, financing, executing and operating public and industrial infrastructure projects on all continents. In particular from 2005 to 201 1 , he was President and Chief Executive Officer of I… Read full bio

Dr Eyup Vural Aydin

Chairman, Istanbul PPCoE

Dr. Eyüp Vural Aydın has completed his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Public Administration as well as his master degree in European Union Economy at Galatasaray University. In 2005 Dr. Aydın has started his doctorate studies at Marmar… Read full bio

Daniel Fedson

Infrastructure Advisor

Daniel Fedson is an experienced senior global executive well versed in transaction negotiation, execution, the delivery, and operation of large scale infrastructure projects. He has over 20 years direct infrastructure experience and is considered a s… Read full bio

Carolyn Hansard

Senior Director, Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Carolyn Hansard is currently the Senior Director for the Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure portfolio at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. She has primary responsibility for the $16 billion portfolio of fund and principal investments… Read full bio

Matthew Jordan-Tank

Director, Sustainable Infrastructure Policy & Project Preparation, EBRD

Matthew is the Director of Sustainable Infrastructure Policy and Project Preparation at EBRD, covering the energy, transport and municipal sectors. His work covers upstream policy support, PPP transaction advisory, and project preparation/technical d… Read full bio

Alistair Perkins

Head of Infrastructure & Project Finance, NN Investment Partners

Alistair joined NN Investment Partners (formerly ING Investment Management) in July 2013. Previously, he held positions as Head of Debt Restructuring at Dexia following five years as a Director of Dexia’s Global Project Finance Group. Prior to that,… Read full bio

Vincent Piron

CEO, Piron Consulting

After 6 years in airport design and management in France and West Africa, Vincent Piron has been working in Lyon (France) as Head of the State Division in charge of design and construction of motorways, metro and airports. Then he spent 6 years in Ca… Read full bio

Julia Prescot

Chief Strategy Officer, Meridiam & UK National Infrastructure Commissioner

Julia is co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Meridiam Infrastructure and sits on the Board of Meridiam SAS. Julia was recently named as a new Commissioner on the UK’s National Infrastructure Commission. She is also a non-executive director at th… Read full bio

Brunello Rosa

CEO & Head of Research, Rosa & Rubini Associates

Brunello Rosa is CEO and Head of Research at R&R. He is a visiting lecturer at the department of international politics and a research fellow of the City Political Economy Research Centre at City, University of London. He is also a research associate… Read full bio

Noman Siddiqui

Manager, PPP Division - Islamic Development Bank

Noman Siddiqui heads the non-sovereign infrastructure finance (PPP) business for Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), which has the mandate to support its member countries through specialized PPP advisory, development of innovative financing structures f… Read full bio

Phoebe Smith

Investment Director, Whitehelm Capital

Phoebe is involved in deal sourcing and execution for UK and European investments and acts as the asset manager for a number of current assets. Phoebe also serves on the board of Igasamex, Storrun and Vopak Eemshaven. Prior to joining Whitehelm, Phoe… Read full bio

Alexander Wendler (Invited)

Executive Director Placemaking and Real Estate, Transport for NSW

Alex is an established leader in the infrastructure industry, both in the public and private sector. He joined the NSW Government in 2016. His current responsibilities include the leadership of all real estate development transactions of Transport fo… Read full bio

Jason Zhengrong Lu

Head of Global Infrastructure Facility, World Bank

Jason Z. Lu joined the GIF as Lead Infrastructure Finance Specialist after ten years of working at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) of The World Bank Group. While at MIGA, Jason worked on a broad range of complex energy and infrast… Read full bio
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Day 1
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Agenda

Day 1 - Monday 16th

Government Forum 2020
08:50 - 08:55

Introduction from Infrastructure Investor

08:55 - 09:00

Welcome from the Chair

09:00 - 09:45

Improving infrastructure delivery: choosing the right procurement model for your project

Matthew Jordan-Tank, Vincent Piron, Julia Prescot

Opening Panel Session

  • How does the choice of procurement model impact delivery?
  • Comparing outcomes: public versus private procurement strategies
  • Examples of innovative procurement models
  • Role of sustainability in the evolution of procurement models
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Matthew Jordan-Tank

Director, Sustainable Infrastructure Policy & Project Preparation, EBRD

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Vincent Piron

CEO, Piron Consulting

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Julia Prescot

Chief Strategy Officer, Meridiam & UK National Infrastructure Commissioner

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09:45 - 10:00

Government project showcase

10:00 - 10:45

Risk sharing: improving the balance between governments, private capital and MLDBs

Jason Zhengrong Lu

Panel Session 

  • Making projects bankable: novel approaches to risk mitigation
  • Which projects risks can, and should governments help mitigate for developers and investors, and which shouldn’t they?
  • How can technology create new value in project sourcing, structuring, and risk allocation?
  • Currency risk, construction risk and delay risk: who should take on what?
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Jason Zhengrong Lu

Head of Global Infrastructure Facility, World Bank

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10:45 - 11:00

Simplifying governmental regulatory policies to promote investment into infrastructure

Presentation

 

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee & networking

Government Forum 2020
11:30 - 11:45

Government project showcase

Alexander Wendler (Invited)
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Alexander Wendler (Invited)

Executive Director Placemaking and Real Estate, Transport for NSW

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11:45 - 12:30

Urban renewal projects: how different governments are driving the conversion to smart, sustainable, resilient cities

Phoebe Smith, Alexander Wendler (Invited)

Panel Session 

  • Collecting, storing and analysing city data
  • Adding value to communities: integrating residential schemes with infrastructure
  • Strategies for building climate resilience into existing city infrastructure
  • Investing in systems over projects
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Phoebe Smith

Investment Director, Whitehelm Capital

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Alexander Wendler (Invited)

Executive Director Placemaking and Real Estate, Transport for NSW

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12:30 - 13:00

Keynote Presentation

Brunello Rosa
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Brunello Rosa

CEO & Head of Research, Rosa & Rubini Associates

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13:00 - 14:00

Networking lunch with ESG & Sustainability and Emerging Markets Forum attendees

Government Forum 2020
14:00 - 14:45

The future of mobility: automation, connectivity, electrification, and digitisation

Panel Session 

  • Optimising existing transport infrastructure for the needs of tomorrow
  • Rethinking traditional financing models
  • Building economies of scale via project bundling
  • Collaborating with regulators to facilitate policy change
14:45 - 15:00

Government project showcase

Jean-Marc Arbaud
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Jean-Marc Arbaud

Managing Director, CDPQ Infra

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15:00 - 15:30

Coffee & networking

Government Forum 2020
15:30 - 15:45

Government project showcase

15:45 - 16:30

What investors want: analysing the key ingredients needed to secure private capital investment into public infrastructure

Carolyn Hansard, Alistair Perkins

Panel Session 

  • Which financing structures are the most attractive for investors? PFIs, PPPs or bonds?
  • Risk versus reward: how far up the curve are investors willing to go
  • Single asset or platform investing: pros and cons of differing investment strategies
  • Overcoming political obstacles to private ownership of infrastructure assets
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Carolyn Hansard

Senior Director, Teacher Retirement System of Texas

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Alistair Perkins

Head of Infrastructure & Project Finance, NN Investment Partners

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16:30 - 17:00

Government Project Showcase

17:00 - 17:05

Closing comments from the Chair

17:05 - 17:15

Switchover time

17:15 - 18:00

Keynote Speech

Ben Hammersley

Back by popular demand, futurist Ben Hammersley will explain how to prepare for the digital future. Hear one of the world’s leading thinkers explain how the information revolution affects infrastructure assets around the world.

Ben Hammersley, Editor-at-Large, Wired

Followed by Q&A with the audience

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Ben Hammersley

Editor-at-Large, Wired

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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Infrastructure Investor Global Summit offers a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile as a part of the premier meeting for infrastructure investment professionals.

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities contact Alexander Jakes, alexander.j@peimedia.com, +44 (0)203 862 7498