Investing in assets which provide essential services
New for 2021, the Social Infrastructure Forum will look at the growing investor interest in infrastructure assets with a community purpose. Join managers, investors and advisors to investigate what constitutes social infrastructure and how best to fund and finance it.
Advance your fundraising
Connect with a global audience of investors interested in social infrastructure and benefit from focused networking with the right people.
Gain peer-to-peer insights
Discuss how to differentiate social infrastructure from other asset classes, how healthcare, education, housing and facilities offer long-term upside, where public spaces and buildings fit in and much more.
Save time building your network
Create and nurture sustainable relationships with infrastructure’s elite at the event and on our sophisticated networking platform.
One Summit. Seven Forums.
The Social Infrastructure Forum is part of the industry leading Infrastructure Investor Global Summit. Taking place across four days, the Summit has something to offer everyone involved in infrastructure.
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Social Infrastructure Forum - Monday 18th
Introduction from Infrastructure Investor
Welcome from the chair
Defining social infrastructure investments
- Does a narrow or broad definition of social work best?
- Why services constitute an important part of the sector
- Differentiating social infrastructure from other asset classes
Vitomir Miles Raguz
Deputy Director for European and External Affairs, CEBRead bio
Director & Country Lead, Norway; InfranodeRead bio
Partner, AMP CapitalRead bio
Senior Partner, Antin Infrastructure PartnersRead bio
Identifying investment volumes, needs and gaps
- Which areas of social are most in need of private capital investment?
- Creating an investable project pipeline and communicating it
- How to scale up to make projects appeal to institutional investors
Coffee & networking
How healthcare, education, housing & facilities offer long-term upside
- Diversification through investing in social infrastructure
- The role of wellbeing and preventative healthcare
- Adding long-term value to offices, retail buildings and industrial plants
Case study: Wellbeing and Social Infrastructure
- Developing new wellbeing projects in cities
- How new social infrastructure serves diverse city populations
- Developing preventative healthcare in a post-pandemic world
Attendees to Ballroom for the keynote at 12.45
Keynote: ‘The Key Man’ explored- lessons learned from the fall of Abraaj
- Red flags. What should investors be on the lookout for?
- Alignment of interest and the social licence to operate. Making stakeholder engagement a priority
- Doing well and doing good: what are the limits of impact investing?
Speaker: Simon Clark, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
Interviewer: Nicholas Lockley, Director, EMEA Events, PEI Media Group
Networking lunch with Emerging Markets & ESG & Sustainability Forums
Social infrastructure as a means to achieve the SDGs
- Beyond climate impact- How to ‘level up’ after the pandemic
- Using social recovery to boost global economies for the long-term
- Developing a symbiotic relationship between physical and social infrastructure
Head of Institutional Portfolio Manager Private Real Estate EMEA, Franklin TempletonRead bio
Senior Investment Director, Whitehelm CapitalRead bio
Managing Director, ETORE AdvisoryRead bio
Coffee & networking
Blended finance solutions to support new social infrastructure developments
- Making social infrastructure projects become more accessible to private investors
- Bundling projects to create benefits from ‘framework’ project finance arrangements
- Accessing cheaper financing from development banks
Diversification, changing investor preference and social infrastructure
- Should more social infrastructure assets be privatised?
- How to accommodate and care for an ageing population and how to pay for it
- Scaling up social to an institutional level- bundling, pooling and more