Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Mr Jin Liqun met Global Infrastructure Hub Chief Executive Officer Chris Heathcote at the GI Hub’s Sydney office on April 3, where both parties provided briefings on their key work.
Discussion focused on the GI Hub’s report undertaken for the G20 on the role of Multilateral Development Banks in “crowding-in” private finance for public infrastructure, which was released earlier this year. The GI Hub has already been in discussions with the AIIB on the recommendations in the report.
Global Infrastructure Hub Chief Executive Officer Chris Heathcote says quality public infrastructure can promote greater affluence and spark global growth.
Mr Heathcote told a Public-Private Partnership Seminar in Athens that “infrastructure changes lives and changes economies”.
Government officials from the Philippines visited the GI Hub today in Sydney to hear about the Hub’s work, and to discuss Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and the role they can play in delivering infrastructure.
GI Hub Chief Executive Chris Heathcote today addresses the International Organisation of Securities Commissions Roundtable in Madrid, Spain on the subject of Challenges in Infrastructure Financing and the Role of Capital.
Officials from the Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance officials and the Korea Development Institute (KDI) met with the GI Hub in Sydney on 14 December 2016 for discussions during their study visit to Australia on Public-Private Partnerships in infrastructure.
Half of all global infrastructure investment will be needed in Asia from now until 2040, major new analysis by the Global Infrastructure Hub shows.
And while so much of the region’s infrastructure growth has been in China, the focus will shift to South and South East Asian countries where infrastructure gaps remain very substantial.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) has been signed at the BSTDB headquarters in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Chris Heathcote, Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Hub
The first few weeks of President Donald Trump’s administration have been dominated by early efforts to deliver on some of his most contentious election promises.
While the world watches every pronouncement and, indeed, every tweet, there is hope that attention will soon turn to one of his pledges on which there was consensus, a massive and long-overdue infrastructure overhaul across the United States.
Mark Moseley, the GI Hub’s Senior Director for Legal Frameworks and Procurement Policies gave a presentation at a seminar on Future Ready: Sustainable Cities – Indonesia Infrastructure in Focus held in Jakarta, Indonesia on 7 March 2017.
Mark Moseley, the GI Hub’s Senior Director for Legal Frameworks and Procurement Policies, pictured above, gave two presentations at the Asia PPP Practitioners Network (APN) Conference held in Seoul, South Korea, on 30 November – 2 December, 2016.
The Global Infrastructure Hub’s Hyeyoung Kim and Morag Baird joined World Bank PPP and Infrastructure Consultant Rob Richards for a webinar discussing how infrastructure projects in Korea are assessed and determined to be Public Private Partnerships.