Investing in assets which provide essential services

The 2nd annual Social Infrastructure Forum, taking place on 21 March, will look at growing investor interest in investing in assets which provide essential services. Experts will evaluate social infrastructure’s position within the investment landscape, looking at how best to fund and finance assets with a community purpose.

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Connect with a global audience of investors interested in social infrastructure and benefit from focused networking with the right people.

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Explore the global outlook on social infrastructure, the role and challenges of PPP structures, the impact SDGs, sustainability and impact have on this sub-asset class and much more.

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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.

The private infrastructure industry’s annual general meeting

The route to net-zero post-COP26

Pursuing the momentum for change in emerging and frontier economies

Investing in the energy transition as the world moves towards net-zero

Navigating the route towards an inclusive global digital economy

The evolving role of lending in the private infrastructure world

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

 

Day 1
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Agenda

Social Infrastructure Forum - Monday 21st

Social Infrastructure Forum
09:10 - 09:15

Introduction from Infrastructure Investor

09:15 - 09:00

Welcome from the Chair

Mark Moseley
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Mark Moseley

Principal and Owner, Moseley Infrastructure Advisory Services (MMM Infra)

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09:30 - 10:15

Re-defining social infrastructure

John Anderson, Peter Antolik, Jim Hennessy, Alina Osorio, Annette Bannister, Helmut Von Glasenapp
  • How the market now defines and measures social infrastructure
  • Identifying the gaps in social infrastructure investment
  • Identifying where the boundary is between social infrastructure and real estate and where investors can seek returns

Moderator: Jim Hennessy, Managing Director, Head of P3 Business Development, Harrison Street

John Anderson Manulife

John Anderson

Global Head Corporate Finance & Infrastructure, Manulife

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Peter Antolik

Partner, Arjun Infrastructure Partners

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Jim Hennessy

Managing Director; Head of P3 Business Development, Harrison Street Capital

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Alina Osorio

President, Fiera Infrastructure

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Annette Bannister, MetLife

Annette Bannister

Director, Head of European Infrastructure, MetLife Investment Management

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Helmut Von Glasenapp

Secretary-General, European Long-Term Investors Association

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10:15 - 11:00

Healthcare as an independent asset class

Monika Bednarz, Diederik de Koe, Zun-Gon Kim, Adam Ringer, Kerstin Schmidt
  • How healthcare investment compares to infrastructure or private equity
  • How healthcare investment priorities have developed, post Covid, with changing demographics
  • How investing in healthcare increases the risk curve compared to the traditional sub sectors of infrastructure

Moderator: Diederik de Koe, Senior Consultant, Sweco

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Monika Bednarz

Director, Lagrange Financial Advisory

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Diederik de Koe

Senior Consultant Infrastructure Investments, Sweco Capital Consultants

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Zun-Gon Kim

Partner and Director, Boston Consulting Group

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Adam Ringer

Partner, AMP Capital

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Kerstin Schmidt

Senior Investment Manager, Siemens Financial Services GmbH

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11:00 - 11:30

Coffee & networking

Social Infrastructure Forum
11:30 - 12:15

Doing well and doing good: the opportunities and limitations of impact investing

David Thomas, Pete Gladwell , Sophie Kazmierczak, Darren White
  • How social infrastructure is a means to achieving the SDGs
  • How institutional investors navigate ‘greenwashing’ when investing in social infrastructure
  • How investors add quantitative assessments of the ESG credentials of their portfolios

Moderator: David Thomas, Director, Business Development, GRESB

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David Thomas

Director, Business Development – EMEA, GRESB

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Pete Gladwell

Group Social Impact and Investment Director, Legal&General

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Sophie Kazmierczak

Sustainable Finance Manager, NEXT Generation Invest GmbH

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Darren White

Associate Director ESG, Major Projects Advisory, Infrastructure Advisory Group, KPMG

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12:15 - 13:00

Building back better? The global outlook on social infrastructure

François Bergere, Georg Inderst, Adrian Ion, Natalia Korchakova-Heeb, Opuiyo Oforiokuma
  • What social infrastructure looks like in global markets
  • What social infrastructure looks like in the emerging markets
  • Identifying if infrastructure investors are deploying capital in the right assets that cities need most

Moderator: Georg Inderst, Principal, Inderst Advisory London

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François Bergere

Executive Director, LTIIA (Long-term Infrastructure Investors Association)

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Georg Inderst

Independent Adviser, Inderst Advisory London

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Adrian Ion

CFO, Therme Group

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Natalia Korchakova-Heeb

Global Lead for PPPs and Greenfield Hospitals, Siemens Healthcare

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Opuiyo Oforiokuma

Senior Partner, Africa50 Infrastructure Acceleration Fund

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13:00 - 14:00

Networking lunch with Emerging Markets & ESG & Sustainability Forum attendees

Social Infrastructure Forum
14:00 - 14:30

Fireside Chat: How to put the S in ESG

Zak Bentley, Paul Buckley
  • Why investors should pay more attention to social issues in addition to environmental considerations
  • What key social issues the infrastructure investment industry should be highlighting
  • LP demands from managers on ESG due diligence
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Zak Bentley

Americas Editor, Infrastructure Investor

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Paul Buckley

Managing Partner / CEO, First Avenue

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14:30 - 15:00

Introduction to the ESG convergence project’ presentation

Greg Fischer
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Greg Fischer

Partner and Director, Sustainable Finance and Investment, Boston Consulting Group

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15:00 - 15:30

Coffee & networking

Social Infrastructure Forum
15:30 - 16:15

Treading carefully – the role of energy transition in moving towards net zero

Karolina Attspodina, Gabrielle Durisch, Mark Moseley, Jim Hughes
  • How suppliers are managing the demand for social consideration in energy models in regards to supply chain
  • Which decarbonisation avenues receive the most substantial social acceptance
  • How to improve the measurement of local consequences, including employment efforts, of moving towards net zero

Moderator: Mark Moseley, Principal, Moseley Infrastructure Advisory Services

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Karolina Attspodina

Co-Founder & CEO, WeDoSolar GmbH

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Gabrielle Durisch

Global Head of Sustainability, Commercial Insurance and Group Underwriting, Zurich Insurance

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Mark Moseley

Principal and Owner, Moseley Infrastructure Advisory Services (MMM Infra)

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Jim Hughes

Managing Partner, EnCap Investments

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16:15 - 17:00

The role, challenges, and changes of PPP structures

Michela Bariletti, Matthew Jordan-Tank, Jason Murphy, Olivier Sueur, Lawrence Slade
  • How to manage the strain on the public purse as we enter the post pandemic era
  • What has been learnt from PPP models based in developed markets
  • How returns have been compressed and the way to offset it
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Michela Bariletti

Chief Credit Officer, The Phoenix Group

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Matthew Jordan-Tank

Director, Sustainable Infrastructure Policy & Project Preparation, EBRD

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Jason Murphy

Chief Executive Officer, Centrus Advisors

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Olivier Sueur

Co-Head Infrastructure - Senior Portfolio Manager, RiverRock

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Lawrence Slade

Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Investor Association

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17:00 - 17:40

Social infrastructure investment vehicles: the old and the new

Thomas Kalthoefer, Adam Smallman, Eugene Zhuchenko , Dr. Jasna Zwitter-Tehovnik
  • Identifying why there’s a limited number of social infrastructure funds
  • To what extent are social infrastructure cashflows dependant on government funding
  • The importance of scale and whether there’s a niche for smaller funds

Moderator: Adam Smallman, Director of Membership Programs, PEI Media Group

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Thomas Kalthoefer

Senior Principal, DWS

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Adam Smallman

Director of Membership Programs, PEI

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Eugene Zhuchenko

Director and Founder, ETORE Advisory

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Dr. Jasna Zwitter-Tehovnik

Partner, DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH

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17:40 - 17:45

Closing comments from the chair

18:00 - 20:00

Gala Cocktail Reception

John Anderson Manulife

John Anderson

Global Head Corporate Finance & Infrastructure, Manulife

John Anderson is a 30-year infrastructure investor, responsible for Manulife’s $10 billion infrastructure equity portfolio, and their $40 billon infrastructure debt portfolio. The Manulife life insurance companies are ranked as one of the largest inf… Read full bio

Peter Antolik

Partner, Arjun Infrastructure Partners

Peter joined Arjun in 2017 as a Partner. His background covers regulated companies, transport regulation, government affairs, and the management of infrastructure funds and investments. He has significant board experience in the utilities (water and… Read full bio

Karolina Attspodina

Co-Founder & CEO, WeDoSolar GmbH

Founded a company in the field of renewable energy which focuses on smart balcony solar. Background in Sales & Marketing of tech products and its Internationalisation to new markets. Has a mission to reduce CO2 emissions in Europe so that we can… Read full bio
Annette Bannister, MetLife

Annette Bannister

Director, Head of European Infrastructure, MetLife Investment Management

Annette Bannister is a Managing Director and Head of European Infrastructure and Project Finance for MetLife Investment Management (“MIM”). Annette is responsible for overseeing the origination and execution of new infrastructure debt transactions in… Read full bio

Michela Bariletti

Chief Credit Officer, The Phoenix Group

Michela joined Phoenix Asset Management as Chief Credit Officer in May 2021. In this newly created role, Michela will lead the Credit Research and Ratings team for all asset strategies pursued by Phoenix Group, which will have capabilities to assign… Read full bio

Monika Bednarz

Director, Lagrange Financial Advisory

Monika is Director at Lagrange based in Frankfurt, Germany. She advises institutional investors on infrastructure and real estate investments funds (equity and debt). She has 20 years of professional experience in finance, including corporate and ass… Read full bio

Zak Bentley

Americas Editor, Infrastructure Investor

Zak Bentley is Americas editor at Infrastructure Investor, based in New York. Zak joined Infrastructure Investor in London in 2016 from Centaur where he was a reporter at their Clean Energy Pipeline title. He now leads Infrastructure Investor’s cover… Read full bio

François Bergere

Executive Director, LTIIA (Long-term Infrastructure Investors Association)

François Bergere joined the Long-Term Infrastructure Investors Association as Executive Director in September 2018. He has a long and diversified professional experience in the fields of public management, project and infrastructure finance, having w… Read full bio

Paul Buckley

Managing Partner / CEO, First Avenue

Paul is the Founder and Managing Partner of First Avenue Partners LLP, a global advisor and capital placement agent for private funds and private companies across four alternative asset classes: private equity, real estate, real assets, and private c… Read full bio

Diederik de Koe

Senior Consultant Infrastructure Investments, Sweco Capital Consultants

At SWECO Capital Consultants Diederik supports his LP clients with their infrastructure portfolios. In this capacity he advises LP’s on their investment strategies, executes search & selection processes, performs due diligences, facilitates imple… Read full bio

Gabrielle Durisch

Global Head of Sustainability, Commercial Insurance and Group Underwriting, Zurich Insurance

As Head of Sustainability for Commercial Insurance (CI) and Group Underwriting at Zurich Insurance Group, Gabrielle is leading Zurich’s global strategic approach to corporate customers around sustainability as well as representing CI and Underwriting… Read full bio

Greg Fischer

Partner and Director, Sustainable Finance and Investment, Boston Consulting Group

Greg is a Partner and Director in Boston Consulting Group’s London Office. He is a core member of the Social Impact practice and leads the Sustainable Investing topic for major private equity clients. Greg established BCG’s ESG Data Convergence Proje… Read full bio

Pete Gladwell

Group Social Impact and Investment Director, Legal&General

After an erstwhile life as a Youth Worker, Pete joined Legal&General in 2007, launching a new generation of property funds focussed on liability matching and Defined Contributions pension schemes, and L&G’s joint venture with PGGM, which tota… Read full bio

Jim Hennessy

Managing Director; Head of P3 Business Development, Harrison Street Capital

Mr. Hennessy joined Harrison Street in 2017 and was initially brought on to help launch the open-ended Social Infrastructure Fund (SIF) that stands at $2.1 billion in NAV today. He is responsible for the execution of the investment strategy while mon… Read full bio

Jim Hughes

Managing Partner, EnCap Investments

Mr. Hughes served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Prisma Energy Capital, a private entity focused on investments in energy storage, from December 2017 to July 2019. He served as CEO of First Solar (NASDAQ – FSLR) from May 2012 to… Read full bio

Georg Inderst

Independent Adviser, Inderst Advisory London

Georg Inderst is an independent adviser to pension funds, institutional investors and international organizations, based in London. He is a member of various international investment and advisory committees. Georg authored several key studies on infr… Read full bio

Adrian Ion

CFO, Therme Group

Adrian Ion is the CFO of Therme Group and VP for Corporate Finance, responsible for managing the group’s financial strategy, its relationship with investors and funding partners and day-to-day financial operations. Prior to joining Therme Group, Adri… Read full bio

Thomas Kalthoefer

Senior Principal, DWS

Mr Kalthöfer is a Senior Principal at DWS Infrastructure. He is responsible for the origination and analysis of infrastructure investment opportunities, leading the execution of transactions and the ongoing management of portfolio companies. As a Ger… Read full bio

Sophie Kazmierczak

Sustainable Finance Manager, NEXT Generation Invest GmbH

Sophie holds vast experience in the field of impact and sustainability in various functions and sectors. Having gained experience with regard to the implementation of the sustainability strategy of one of the world’s largest insurance companies early… Read full bio

Zun-Gon Kim

Partner and Director, Boston Consulting Group

Dr. med. Zun-Gon Kim is a Partner in BCG's Munich office and core member of our Health Care practice. He is our Provider lead in DACH and has almost 20 years of professional experience as physician and strategy consultant in the private and public se… Read full bio

Natalia Korchakova-Heeb

Global Lead for PPPs and Greenfield Hospitals, Siemens Healthcare

Natalia Korchakova-Heeb has extensive experience in PPPs, public procurement and in advising national governments on improving their national PPP frameworks in the various jurisdictions. She is currently PPP-speaker for the German Health Alliance, co… Read full bio

Mark Moseley

Principal and Owner, Moseley Infrastructure Advisory Services (MMM Infra)

Mark M. Moseley is the Owner and Principal of Moseley Infrastructure Advisory Services (MMM Infra), a global consulting firm advising on infrastructure projects and enabling environments, for multilateral development banks, governments and transactio… Read full bio

Jason Murphy

Chief Executive Officer, Centrus Advisors

Jason is co-founder and CEO of Centrus in Ireland and also sits on the group’s board of directors and executive committee. He has over 20 years’ investment banking and financial advisory experience. He has been a lender, portfolio manager or advisor… Read full bio

Alina Osorio

President, Fiera Infrastructure

Alina is a seasoned professional in the infrastructure investment and asset management sector. She has worked as an infrastructure investment professional and has been a key player in the sector for almost three decades. As President of Fiera Infrast… Read full bio

Adam Ringer

Partner, AMP Capital

Adam Ringer is a Partner is and is part of the leadership team of AMP Capital’s Infrastructure Private Equity business. Adam leads origination for data infrastructure and healthcare after developing those strategies and networks for AMP Capital’s Glo… Read full bio

Kerstin Schmidt

Senior Investment Manager, Siemens Financial Services GmbH

Kerstin Schmidt is a Senior Investment Manager of Siemens Financial Services’ Equity Business Unit and has accumulated over 20 years’ working experience in Project Finance. Kerstin’s infrastructure development portfolio includes hospitals, airports a… Read full bio

Lawrence Slade

Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Investor Association

Lawrence Slade became Chief Executive Officer of the Global Infrastructure Investor Association (GIIA) in January 2020. GIIA represents investors with over US$1tn AUM. Prior to his role with GIIA Lawrence Slade worked with Energy UK since 2011, becom… Read full bio

Adam Smallman

Director of Membership Programs, PEI

Adam joined PEI in December 2018 in a new role as Head of Content Strategy. Previously he spent three years with investment bank Liberum and held leading editorial and content roles at Dow Jones and Informa PLC. His responsibility is to ensure PEI’s… Read full bio

Olivier Sueur

Co-Head Infrastructure - Senior Portfolio Manager, RiverRock

Olivier joined RiverRock in 2018 is now a Senior Portfolio Manager. He worked on the launch of the RiverRock Brownfield Infrastructure Fund 1 (“RBIF1”) a €200 million equity infrastructure fund focusing on small-cap equity stakes in Government-Relate… Read full bio

David Thomas

Director, Business Development – EMEA, GRESB

David is a Director at GRESB, the global ESG benchmark for Real Assets. He leads business development in Europe for the GRESB Infrastructure platform, working with institutional investors and managers to support engagement and the improvement in the… Read full bio

Helmut Von Glasenapp

Secretary-General, European Long-Term Investors Association

After an apprenticeship in banking Helmut (born 1962) studied business administration in Germany. He gained his first business experience with reuhandanstalt, the former privatisation agency in the eastern part of Germany. 1993 he joined KfW in the B… Read full bio

Darren White

Associate Director ESG, Major Projects Advisory, Infrastructure Advisory Group, KPMG

Darren is a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment and a Lead EMS Auditor with over twenty years’ experience within the industry. Darren leads the development and implementation of ESG strategies for infrastructure clients… Read full bio

Eugene Zhuchenko

Director and Founder, ETORE Advisory

Eugene Zhuchenko has over 20 years of infrastructure experience. Prior to founding ETORE Advisory, he was the CEO of Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association, managed an infrastructure portfolio at APG Asset Management, led M&A projects at… Read full bio

Dr. Jasna Zwitter-Tehovnik

Partner, DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Jasna Zwitter-Tehovnik is a Finance & Projects and M&A practitioner, qualified in Austria, England and Wales, New York and Slovenia. Her practice covers the entire financial services and infrastructure sector as well as a broad range of addit… Read full bio