Rethink, Reset: Building Back Better in Infrastructure

LIVE WEBINAR | Rethink, Reset: Building Back Better in Infrastructure

Wednesday 7th July

9:30AM – 10:30AM BST

The Australia – UK Chamber is delighted to announce the launch of our new series ‘Rethink Reset’ for 2021/22 which focuses on the paradigm changes that are taking place across key industries in Australia and the UK.

To accompany the upcoming release of our first ‘Rethink Reset’ report, we are pleased to invite you to this webinar on ‘Building Back Better in Infrastructure.’ Exploring how key players are changing their behaviours across the infrastructure cycle from planning to procurement and design to delivery, this session will feature experts from Lendlease, KPMG and NAB on:

  • How will COVID and trends like remote working change the way we design and use infrastructure?
  • What types of infrastructure are likely to attract investment and finance in the future?
  • What actions should Government take to help us build back better in infrastructure?
  • How significant is sustainability to the strategic future of global infrastructure?
  • How will the sector’s workforce and practices change in the future?

With Speakers:

Selina Mason, Director of Masterplanning, Lendlease

Selina Mason is a masterplanner and Architect with extensive experience of delivering complex urban masterplans who is responsible for driving high quality design and masterplanning across Lendlease’s UK and Europe urban regeneration portfolio. Before joining Lendlease in 2017, she led LDA Design’s urban regeneration masterplanning team and delivered the UCL East Masterplan Stratford and the regeneration masterplan for Church Street Westminster

Selina is a recognised leader in urban masterplanning and has recently been appointed as a member of the Government’s Urban Centre Recovery Task Force. She sits on several Design Review panels and is Chair of the Havering QRP. She also represents RIBA on the Highways England’s Strategic Design Panel.

Richard Threlfall, Partner, Global Head of Infrastructure & Global Head of KPMG IMPACT, KPMG International

Richard is KPMG’s Global Head of Infrastructure and Global Head of KPMG IMPACT covering sustainability, climate change and economic and social development. He has over 25 years’ experience in policy, governance, strategy and financing, advising both public and private sector clients in the UK and overseas.

Richard began his career as a civil servant at the UK Department for Transport where he held positions in the road, rail and aviation directorates. Between 1996 and 1998 he was Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Transport and the Deputy Prime Minister. He subsequently moved to the Infrastructure Advisory team at Citigroup before joining KPMG, where he led the UK Infrastructure, Building and Construction sector until 2018 when he took on a global role.

Jason Cox, UK Head of Infrastructure, Client Coverage, National Australia Bank

Jason is responsible for delivering NAB’s financing solutions to global infrastructure clients based in Europe. He has 15+ years banking experience leading transactions across the infrastructure and project finance sectors predominantly in the UK, Europe and Australia. Jason is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a first-class degree in mechanical engineering from Birmingham University.


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