National Infrastructure Plan Strategic Engagement Forum launched

Published:  26 September, 2012

LONDON: Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has announced the creation of the new National Infrastructure Plan Strategic Engagement Forum at the Infrastructure Alliance Liberal Democrat fringe event earlier this week. NIPSEF will bring government and industry together to help deliver the UK's infrastructure needs.

NIPSEF will be formally launched this autumn and will be co-chaired by the Chief Secretary of the Treasury on behalf of government and Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE from the Infrastructure Alliance, on behalf of industry. The forum will bring together key representatives from the infrastructure delivery supply chain, the infrastructure investment and advisory community, infrastructure asset owners, asset managers and regulators, and representatives of the business end-users of infrastructure.

The Infrastructure Alliance brings together four leading trade bodies - the Association for Consultancy and Engineering, the Civil Engineering Contractors Association, the Construction Products Association and the Institution of Civil Engineers.

The Alliance works in close partnership with CITBConstructionSkills, the sector skills council for the industry.The National Infrastructure Plan Strategic Engagement Forum will be formally launched on Monday 29 October at ICE.

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