Here's what's scheduled for the event. All times are in BST.

8:30 AM
Registration, networking and coffee
9:05 AM

Maurice Button, Chief Executive Officer, City & Financial Global

9:10 AM
Morning Chair’s opening remarks

Jonathan Maxwell, Founding Partner & CEO, Sustainable Development Capital LLP

9:15 AM
Keynote Address - How the Green Finance Strategy can help deliver sustainable infrastructure

Baroness Penn, Treasury Lords Minister, HM Treasury; Co-Chair of the Transition Plan Taskforce

9:35 AM
Panel discussion

The opportunities and challenges involved in delivering the government’s sustainable infrastructure plans - an industry perspective

  • Competing with the U.S. IRA and its European equivalent
  • Priority sectors and projects
  • Planning, regulatory and other reforms
  • Investment zones
  • Supply chain, capacity and skills issues


Julia Prescot, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), Meridiam Infrastructure and Commissioner, UK National Infrastructure Commission


Ionna Trofimova Elliot (Eng., The Baroness), Director, Borderless Renewables, The Policy Club

Keith Anderson, Chief Executive, Scottish Power

Amar Qureshi, Joint Managing Director and Co-Founder, Agilia Infrastructure Partners

10:15 AM
The UK Infrastructure Bank’s key investment priorities in sustainable infrastructure

John Flint, Chief Executive, UK Infrastructure Bank

10:35 AM
Panel discussion

Latest innovations in finance: Developing new partnership models to harness the required private sector investment to deliver the government’s plans


Jonathan Maxwell, Founding Partner & CEO, Sustainable Development Capital LLP


Alison Fagan, Partner, DLA Piper

Matthew Vickerstaff, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure and Projects Authority, and Head of Government’s Project Finance Profession

Dr Fred Amonya, Infrastructure Policy Advisor, Lyciar; External Panel on PPP, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 

Nathan Wicks, Director, Local Partnerships

Juliet Flamank, Charging Infrastructure Lead, Green Finance Institute

11:25 AM
Morning coffee and networking
11:45 AM
The criticality of decarbonising electricity generation in the context of the government’s net zero targets

Rt Hon The Lord Deben, Chairman, Sancroft International, and former Chair of the Climate Change Committee

12:05 PM
The case for reforming planning rules to accelerate the energy transition

Sharon Darcy, Chair, The Linear Infrastructure Planning Panel (LIPP)

12:25 PM
Panel discussion

Delivering new nuclear in the UK – investment opportunities


Tom Greatrex, CEO, Nuclear Industry Association


Dr Gareth Headdock, Vice President of Government and New Build, NNL

Anurag Gupta, Chief Risk Officer, Sequoia Investment Management Company

Kristina Schaferova, ESG Lead, Sizewell C

Joanna Fic, Senior Vice President, Infrastructure Finance

1:05 PM
Lunch and networking
1:55 PM
Afternoon Chair’s opening remarks

Ben Foulser, Managing Director, Infrastructure Advisory Group, KPMG

2:00 PM
A roadmap for achieving a net zero energy system in the UK

Akshay Kaul, Director-General, Infrastructure, Ofgem

2:20 PM
Infrastructure and Net Zero – the second National Infrastructure Assessment

James Heath, CEO, National Infrastructure Commission

2:40 PM
​​​​​​​Fireside chat I

Offshore, onshore and floating platform wind – can the industry scale up to meet the government’s expectations?


Adam Berman, Deputy Director, Advocacy, Energy UK 


Andrew Elmes, Head of Net Zero Business Development, UK & Ireland, Siemens Gamesa

James Robottom, Head of Onshore Wind, RenewableUK

Sarah Merrick, Chief Executive, Ripple Energy

3:10 PM
Fireside chat II

Creating new business models for successful exploitation of carbon capture & storage


Olivia Powis, UK Director, Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA)


Jon Gibbins, Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage; Director, UK CCS Research Community Network+, University of Sheffield

Albena Vassileva, Executive Director Infrastructure, IFM Investors 

3:40 PM
Afternoon tea and networking
4:00 PM
Panel discussion

EV infrastructure investment: new models and investment opportunities


Ben Foulser, Managing Director, Infrastructure Advisory Group, KPMG 


Judith Hayton, Strategy and Planning Manager, Transport for London

Luca Gatto, Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure, Transport and Islamic Finance, SMBC Bank International

Daniel Lyons, Managing Director, IMPROVED Corporate Finance

4:40 PM
Chair’s closing remarks

Ben Foulser, Managing Director, Infrastructure Advisory Group, KPMG

4:45 PM
Close of proceedings