THE FUTURE OF INFRASTRUCTURE
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The Infrastructure Gap: FINANCING AND Funding the Future
Michael S. Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AECOM: Building his vision of AECOM as the world’s premier integrated infrastructure firm, Mr. Burke has been instrumental in the firm’s evolution. He is Co-Chair of the Steering Committee, Infrastructure and Urban Development Industries, World Economic Forum.
Clive Lipshitz, Investment Strategist: Mr. Lipshitz has extensive experience within global asset management firms designing, developing, and marketing alternative investment products, particularly infrastructure and real estate strategies. With a strong interest in addressing challenges facing the largest institutional investors, he has undertaken and published solutions-oriented research into pension plans at Stanford University and New York University.
Delivering Future Infrastructure: Faster, Smarter and Better
Richard Robinson, Chief Executive, Civil Infrastructure, EMIA: Richard leads the delivery of an integrated design, build, finance, operate approach to AECOM’s client service and brings experience in these areas from across the chemical, manufacturing and transport industries.
Matt Forbes, Chief Operating Officer, Digital Transformation: Matt heads up AECOM’s global Digital Transformation initiative. He has extensive experience of setting strategy, designing operating models and driving operational excellence within the construction industry, both across the individual service lines of design, build, finance and operate, as well as in integrated life-cycle models.
Skills 2030: Securing the Talent to Build our Future Infrastructure
Roma Agrawal, Structural Engineer, AECOM: With her strong belief in the potential of the engineering profession, Roma is a tireless promoter of engineering, scientific and technical careers to young people, particularly underrepresented groups, such as women. She has advised policymakers and government on science education, and has spoken to thousands at universities, schools and organizations worldwide. Many of her projects are large scale — from skyscrapers, including The Shard in London, to footbridges and train stations. Her awards include the Royal Academy of Engineering’s prestigious Rooke Award.
Susan Dumond, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Global Talent Management: Committed to enabling people to contribute their best work every day, Susan has guided AECOM and other Fortune 500 companies in the transformation of their businesses and delivered talent strategies that attract, develop and retain the talent required to deliver business results.
Resilience: In a shifting world
Ronald Hahn, Executive Vice President, Critical Infrastructure Protection Strategies: A cybersecurity and counter-terrorism expert, Ronald leads AECOM's business in providing an innovative approach to critical infrastructure protection, cybersecurity and physical security solutions. He has advised numerous government organizations on security strategies and solutions, including the National Security Agency and NATO.
Josh Sawislak, Global Director of Resilience: Josh works across the entire enterprise of AECOM's offerings in planning, design, construction, finance, operations and development to help develop and leverage climate and disaster-resilience strategies. He previously served in the U.S. Government as a senior White House official in the Obama Administration leading climate adaptation efforts and infrastructure resilience for disaster recovery.
Stranger Than Fiction: A day in the Life of Future Infrastructure
Veronica Siranosian, AICP, Director, AECOM Ventures: With a background in public- and private-sector urban planning, Veronica develops and delivers mobility and smart city strategies and projects that integrate technology and innovation. She has managed and prepared technology feasibility studies, pilot design, and deployment for first-of-their kind projects across multiple modes, including connected and automated vehicle technologies and Hyperloop.
Andrew Bui, Director, AECOM Ventures: Andrew is a registered engineer and drives strategy development for new transportation and mobility technology integration and its impact on transportation infrastructure planning, design and construction. He has led feasibility studies for new emerging technologies including Hyperloop, connected and autonomous vehicles, and electric vehicle infrastructure as well as design and management of major roadway and transit projects, including work on California High Speed Rail, LA Metro’s Regional Connector, and several Southern California highway projects.
This report was produced by AECOM’s Strategic Marketing team.
We would also like to thank Sam Bousfield, and credit Samson Motors, Inc. for the image of the Switchblade vehicle and access to their white paper on the Future of Transportation.