The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management


Sir John Armitt: Infrastructure - deciding the long term needs

21 March 2017, 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

The Business of Infrastructre

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The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management


The Building Centre

Today's national infrastructure is provided by the Private Sector and Government, influenced by Government Policies and Regulators. Going forward, recommending what should be built and when to meet the nations long term needs is the job of the National Infrastructure Commission.

In this lecture, Sir John Armitt will address the role and challenges of the Commission.

Sir John Armitt is a civil engineer, who was Chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority, the body that oversaw the construction of the venues, facilities and infrastructure for the 2012 Olympic Games. He was President of the Institute of Civil Engineers, 2015-6. Since February 2013, he has been Chairman of National Express Group. 

The lecture will begin at 6.30pm and will be followed by a networking reception from 7.30pm.