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Key Sessions

Bridget Rosewell OBE

National Infrastructure Assessment: A strategic vison over the next 30 years

National Infrastructure Commission

Boe Pahari

Keynote Presentation

AMP Capital

08:20 - 08:50 30 mins
Networking Breaks
Registration and morning coffee
08:50 - 09:00 10 mins
Day 1
Chairman’s opening welcome
  • Chair James Wardlaw - Head of Infrastructure, Campbell Lutyens
09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Day 1
Fireside Chat. Learning from the past and looking to the future
  • Martin Stanley - Global Head, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)
  • Interviewed by James Wardlaw - Head of Infrastructure, Campbell Lutyens
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
Day 1
National Infrastructure Assessment: A strategic vison over the next 30 years
  • Bridget Rosewell OBE - Commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission
10:00 - 10:40 40 mins
Day 1
State of the union
  • Moderator Bridget Rosewell OBE - Commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission
  • Panellists Werner von Guionneau - CEO, InfraRed Capital Partners
  • Alain Rauscher - CEO & Managing Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners
  • Thierry Déau - Founding Partner and CEO, Meridiam
  • Ferris Hussein - Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
  • Robert Wall - Partner, Hermes Investment Management
10:40 - 11:10 30 mins
Networking Breaks
Morning coffee and networking break
11:10 - 11:40 30 mins
Day 1
Keynote Presentation
  • Boe Pahari - Managing Partner, Global Head of Infrastructure Equity, AMP Capital
11:40 - 11:50 10 mins
Day 1
Data presentation: The changing definition of the infrastructure asset class

A live update from the policy making and regulatory sides

  • Eugene Zhuchenko - Executive Director, Long-Term Infrastructure Investors Association
11:50 - 12:20 30 mins
Day 1
The changing definition of the infrastructure asset class

What are LPs looking for?  What do LPs consider when investing in infrastructure and how do infrastructure-lite transactions fit in? What term structures are they most interested in and what strategies or industry sectors are most appealing?

  • Moderator Eugene Zhuchenko - Executive Director, Long-Term Infrastructure Investors Association
  • Panellists John Anderson - Head of Corporate Finance, Manulife
  • Laurence Monnier - Head of Strategy and Research, Alternative Income, Aviva Investors
  • Martijin Verwoest - Head of Energy and Utilities, PGGM
  • Raffaele Della Croce - Lead Manager Long Term Investment Project, OECD
12:20 - 13:00 40 mins
Day 1
Co-investments and direct investments

 Heavy competition in core assets as more investors transition to direct investments? How are platforms and partnerships allowing investors to acquire direct expertise?

  • Moderator Andreas Köttering - Partner, Head of Infrastructure Europe, CBRE Caledon
  • Panellists Andrea Echberg - Partner & Head of European Infrastructure and Real Assets, Pantheon
  • Surinder Toor - Partner, Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP)
  • Richard Chang - Senior Director, Infrastructure Investments, PSP Investments
  • Tara Davies - Member and Head of European Infrastructure, KKR
  • Ralph Berg - Global Head of Infrastructure, OMERS
13:00 - 13:25 25 mins
Day 1
Keynote presentation

What are the key trends that are likely to shape the  infrastructure investing landscape going forward?

  • Deborah Zurkow - Managing Director and Global Head of Alternatives, Allianz Global Investors
13:25 - 14:20 55 mins
Networking Breaks
Lunch and networking break
14:20 - 14:45 25 mins
Day 1
Data presentation: Benchmarking private infrastructure performance?

Challenges of benchmarking wth a relative lack of vintage year comparison data

  • Sarah Tame - Associate Director, EDHEC Infrastructure Institute
14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
Day 1
Focus on mid-market deals: Why is the mid market the hot strategy of the future?

Successfully targeting less competitive mid market projects to allow for a more attractive purchase price and higher returns: Finding value by sector, geography and type of investment

  • Moderator Uwe Fleischhauer - Founding Partner and Managing Director, YIELCO Investments
  • Panellists Rishi Pabari - Head of Investor Relations, iCON Infrastructure
  • Robert Collins - Managing Partner & Co-President, 3i Infrastructure
  • Graham Matthews - CEO, Whitehelm Capital
  • Maciej Tarasiuk - Investment Director, Aberdeen Standard Investments
15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Day 1
The next generation of infrastructure

How is the infrastructure asset class evolving? Developing new sources of capital & funding approaches & assessing more innovative & sophisticated approaches to investment strategies.

Assessing the risk/ return balance of core/core plus versus value-add and opportunistic infrastructure

  • Moderator Tim Buchner - Co-Founder, COO, Mercatus
  • Panellists Lennart Blecher - Head of Infrastructure,Partner & Deputy Managing Partner, EQT Partners
  • Piotr Sochocki - Executive Vice President, Wren House Infrastructure Management
  • Hugh Crossley - Chief Investment Officer, Equitix
  • Jason Zibarras - Founding Partner, Argo Infrastructure Partners
15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Networking Breaks
Afternoon tea and networking break
16:15 - 16:45 30 mins
Day 1
Effect of disruptive technology on infrastructure investing

The sharpening confluence of energy, transportation and technology: what is the long term outlook for investing in an environment of disruptive change?

  • Moderator Viktor Kats - Co-Head, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund, IFC Asset Management
  • Panellists Tibor Schwartz - Global Infrastructure, QIC
  • Willem Jansonius - Partner, DIF
  • Jon Mauck - Managing Director & Operating Partner, Data Centers, Digital Bridge
16:45 - 17:15 30 mins
Day 1
ESG and sustainability as a value driver for performance

The role of ESG in investment decisions and constructing an outward reputation: how does ESG help identify risks and opportunities for value creation? How do LPs evaluate the ESG strategy of a fund manager?

Following the session, the PRI will be launching a new guide: the Infrastructure Investor Responsible Investment Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ). The DDQ has been developed to:

  • help investors understand and evaluate infrastructure investment managers’ approaches to integrating material environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into their investment practices;
  • understand where responsibility for doing so lies within the investment manager’s organisation;
  • and, encourage a globally consistent approach to due diligence and ESG disclosure by infrastructure managers.
  • Moderator Louis Downing - COO, Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Foundation
  • Panellists Kate Archer - Associate, Infrastructure, GRESB
  • Gwenola Chambon - Head of Infrastructure Funds, Mirova
  • Steve Hellman - Managing Partner, Energy Impact Partners
  • Anadi Jauhari - Senior Managing Director, Emerging Energy & Environment Investment Group
17:15 - 18:45 90 mins
Networking Breaks
Networking drinks reception in The Rose Lounge
18:45 - 18:50 5 mins
Networking Breaks
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