Beyond Brexit – London infrastructure priorities for the 2020s
Join hundreds of senior private and public sector leaders in transport, infrastructure, property, development and investment as they look beyond Brexit to London’s long-term future. Always a key date in the infrastructure calendar, with extensive networking opportunities.
Plus hear the latest on key projects in London’s infrastructure pipeline – from Tideway to Heathrow.
The Summit will be followed by a dinner with guest speaker new Crossrail CEO Mark Wild
Deputy Mayor for Transport, Greater London Authority
Richard Aylard CVO
External Affairs and Sustainability Director, Thames Water Utilities
Chief Digital Officer, Greater London Authority
Mike Brown MVO
Commissioner, Transport for London
As Commissioner of Transport for London (TfL), Mike Brown is responsible for ensuring the delivery of world-class transport services to keep London working, growing and to make life in the Capital better for residents, visitors and businesses. He oversees a major investment programme, one of the largest and most complex in Europe.
TfL is responsible for much of the city’s transport, including London Underground, the London bus network, the Docklands Light Railway, London Overground, London Trams and the Emirates Air Line cable car. It is also responsible for the Capital’s busiest main roads, the Congestion Charging scheme, river services, road safety and schemes to boost cycling and walking. It is also responsible for ensuring that the Crossrail project hands over a safe and reliable railway to TfL for operation as the ‘Elizabeth line’.
Mike first joined London Underground in 1989 and worked in various operational manager roles before becoming the company's Chief Operating Officer in 2003. In 2008, he left to be the boss of Heathrow, then the world's busiest international airport.
He rejoined London Underground in 2010 as Managing Director leading the work which has resulted in huge improvements to the Tube, leading to more frequent and reliable services across the network. He led the successful delivery of transport for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
He was appointed as TfL Commissioner in September 2015.
Head of Infrastructure Delivery, Infrastructure and Projects Authority
Director of Strategy and Policy, London First
John Dickie is Director of Strategy and Policy at London First, responsible for the business membership organisations public policy development and its member management team. A former Deputy Leader of Camden Council in London, John was a member of the current Mayor of Londons London Finance Commission, the previous Mayors Infrastructure Delivery Board and is a member of the Kings College Commission on London. His previous senior roles include Head of Corporate Affairs at the BBC, Regulatory Affairs Director at the European Competitive Telecommunications Association and Managing Director of consultancy Prima Europe, later GPC London, where he provided political and policy advice to major international businesses. John started his career at Swiss Bank Corporation International and has degrees from Oxford University and the London Business School.
Michèle Dix CBE
Managing Director, Crossrail 2
Executive Director Expansion, Heathrow Airport Limited
Chief Executive, National Infrastructure Commission
Prior to joining the National Infrastructure Commission, Phil Graham worked on many of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects for the Department for Transport. He led the development of the government’s high speed rail strategy from its inception and took it through one of the country’s largest ever consultation and analysis processes, as well as leading the team supporting Sir Howard Davies’ Airports Commission and working on the London Olympics. Previous roles include posts running DfT’s incident response team, working on the Eddington study of transport and economic growth and as Private Secretary to the Secretary of State.
Director of Transport Innovation, Transport for London
Managing Director, Planning and Advisory, WSP
Chief Executive Officer, London Stansted Airport
Liz Peace CBE
Chair, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation
Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy, Greater London Authority
CEO, UK Power Networks
Executive Director, National Grid
Chief Executive Officer, London City Airport
, Mott MacDonald
, SNC Lavalin's Atkins Business
, Turner & Townsend
Director, LSE London
Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP*
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Deputy Mayor for Fire & Resilience, Greater London Authority
Chief Executive, London First
Jasmine is Chief Executive of London First, convening business leaders to keep the UKs capital city globally competitive and working for the whole country. She is a non-executive director of BT Group and of Standard Chartered Bank, where she chairs the Brand, Values and Conduct Committee. From 2005 to 2015, Jasmine was CEO of Save the Children UK and then she brought together all 30 members of the federation to create Save the Children International, aligning 25,000 staff in 120 countries behind a single mission, strategy and campaigning voice, growing the global budget to over 2 billion USD. Jasmines experience in the non-profit sector began in 1999 when she worked in West Africa with Oxfam.
Stewart Wingate *
Chief Executive Officer, London Gatwick Airport
Stalled plans or all systems go? The National Infrastructure Assessment One Year On
Panel discussion with Phil Graham, Chief Executive, National Infrastructure Commission; Heidi Alexander, Deputy Mayor for Transport, GLA; Basis Scarsella, Chief Executive, UK Power Networks
Unlocking housing through new infrastructure
Panel discussion on how infrastructure investment has the potential to unlock vital new housing in key areas of London. Including guest speaker Michele Dix, Chief Executive Crossrail 2 and leaders of core projects across the capital
In conversation with Mike Brown
Insights from the Commissioner on Transport for London's challenges and opportunities in the 2020s