Expert panel appointed to advise government's Infrastructure Finance Review

Skanska's Katy Dowding, one of the newly appointed panelists advising the government's Infrastructure Finance Review.

The government has appointed a 21-strong expert panel to provide advice to the ongoing Infrastructure Finance Review.

The review is being carried out by HM Treasury, with support from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, to “ensure the government continues to have the right tools in place to support private infrastructure investment as the UK leaves the EU.”

Supporting the work of the review, the expert panel will provide advice during the review process and input on the challenges facing the infrastructure market and how they can be addressed.

Charles Roxburgh, second permanent secretary of HM Treasury, and Matthew Vickerstaff, deputy CEO and head of project finance of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, will co-chair the panel.

The 21 panellists are:

  • Robert Bartlett, head of infrastructure, MUFG;
  • Clare Burgess, partner, Clifford Chance;
  • David Carter, director of infrastructure, West of England Combined Authority;
  • Tara Davies, member and head of European Infrastructure, KKR & Co L.P;
  • Mark Dooley, global head of Green Investment Group, Macquarie;
  • Adrian Doran, head of corporate banking, Northern Ireland, Barclays;
  • Katy Dowding, executive vice-president, Skanska;
  • Liv Garfield, CEO, Severn Trent;
  • Katrina Haley, managing director, HSBC;
  • Neil King, managing director, infrastructure, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board;
  • Kwong-Wing Law, regional head, infrastructure finance, Natixis;
  • Gareth Lynn, non-executive director, Welsh Government;
  • Graham Mather CBE, president, The Infrastructure Forum;
  • Damian Moloney, head of investments, international, AustralianSuper;
  • Darryl Murphy, head of infrastructure debt, Aviva Investors;
  • Chris Rule, chief executive & chief investment officer, Local Pensions Partnership;
  • Ian Russell, chair, Infrastructure Commission for Scotland;
  • Laura Shoaf, managing director, Transport for the West Midlands;
  • James Stewart OBE, vice-chair, KPMG;
  • Tom Sumpster, head of infrastructure, Legal & General;
  • Barry White, CEO, Transport for the North;

The Infrastructure Finance Review will conclude alongside the National Infrastructure Strategy in the autumn.

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