Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE
President & CEO
Association for Consultancy & Engineering Group (ACE)
Nelson Ogunshakin is the chief executive of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) since 2004, the chairman of Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) since 2013, and a key driver behind the launch of Victoria Street Capital Ltd in 2014. He currently chairs an investment committee responsible for the ARM Harith 250m in infrastructure funds.
Previously he was the chairman of Thomas Telford Ltd, and until 2015 was the joint chair of the UK National Infrastructure Plan Strategic Engagement Forum with Sir Danny Alexander.
Nelson is a civil engineer and specialist infrastructure procurement expert, a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering, with over 30 years industry experience in the development and financing of infrastructure and property construction investment portfolios. He was awarded an OBE in 2010 for services to the UK and the international construction and engineering industry.
11:05 am - 12:05 pm
Meeting the megatrends and the future of infrastructure
Huge shifts in regional economic power, demographic and social change, climate change, technological revolutions – the demands and opportunities facing the infrastructure world have in many ways never been so complicated, so difficult to predict, and yet offering so much potential to positively transform our relationships within the economy and society. For this session, pioneering thinkers and influencers will delve into these topics and discuss what the future holds for the infrastructure world.
Dr Nelson Ogunshakin 11:05 – 11:20
Dr Nina Skorupska 11:20 – 11:35
Dr Jennifer Schooling 11:35 – 11:50
Dr Adam Marshall 11:50 – 12:05