2017 Speakers

NIX attracts the highest calibre of speakers from across infrastructure, with perspectives from both the public and private sector, delivering key policy updates and cutting-edge insights, sharing new research and case studies, and making big project announcements. 2018 speakers will be announced soon.

Akshay Kaul
Angela Hepworth
Director of Corporate Policy & Regulation
EDF Energy
Barney Smith
Chief Executive
Bristol is Open
Carolyn Fairbairn
Director General
Confederation of British Industry
David Wright
Electricity Transmission Owner, Chief Engineer
Electricity, National Grid
Dr Iliana Portugues
Innovation Manager
National Grid
Dr Jennifer Schooling
Centre for Smart Infrastructure
Dr Nina Skorupska CBE
Chief Executive
Renewable Energy Association
Duncan Clark
Programme Director – Hornsea Project 1
DONG Energy
Gemma Ginty
Urban Futures Lead
Future Cities Catapult
Graham Backhouse
Head of Supply Chain and Logistics
Drax Power
Jim O’Sullivan
Chief Executive
Highways England
Joanna Whittington
Chief Executive
Offirce for Rail and Road
Lord Andrew Adonis
National Infrastructure Commission
Maria Manchancoses
Director & Programme Director
Midlands Engine and Midlands Connect
Mark Shorrock
Chief Executive
Tidal Lagoon Power
Martin Chown
Supply Chain Director
Sellafield Ltd
Michele Dix CBE
Managing Director
Crossrail 2
Paul Kehoe
Chief Executive
Birmingham Airport
Professor Jim Watson
UK Energy Research Centre
Roger Bailey
Asset Management Director
Sam Ibbott
Head of Smart Cities
Environmental Industries Commission
Sarah Richards
Chief Executive
Planning Inspectorate
Sir David Higgins
High Speed 2 Ltd
Sir Terry Morgan CBE
Steve Kaye
Head of Innovation
Anglian Water
Susan Cooklin
Route Services Director
Network Rail
Tony Meggs
Chief Executive
Infrastructure and Projects Authority