We convene leaders to pursue new solutions in major projects and infrastructure

  • Summit

    Gathers world leaders to explore new solutions to global challenges in infrastructure and capital projects.

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  • Site Visits

    Exposes leaders to the latest innovations to understand their potential impact at scale.

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  • Roundtables

    Brings together experts to solve critical regional issues

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  • Voices

    Publishes quarterly insights from industry leaders and McKinsey experts around mission-critical themes.

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Here’s how we think about challenges and solutions

We have organized our knowledge around four key pillars, representing the value chain:

Plan

Focuses on how planners can respond with new tools, techniques and approaches to deliver in this era of rapid urbanization and technological change.

Finance

Identifies actions to bring previously untapped sources of public and private money to projects, recognizing the importance of financing bankable sustainable infrastructure.

Build

Explores new approaches to advance productivity through leveraging the digital wave, applying lean construction, and innovating the contracting model.

Operate

Examines levers to maximize asset utilization, revenue opportunities, and customer experience in the digitized world.

Leadership

Stuart Shilson

Co-chair

Stuart is a senior partner in McKinsey’s London office, where he helps to lead the global Capital Projects & Infrastructure Practice and Strategy Practice in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He combines strategy expertise with government experience to support senior leaders from a wide range of infrastructure-related organizations. His primary focus is on economic infrastructure, specifically transport, power, water and waste, mining and defense. Full bio

Gernot Strube

Co-chair

Gernot is a senior partner in McKinsey’s Munich office and leads the Capital Projects & Infrastructure Practice in Western Europe, and co-leads the Operations Practice. He advises clients in the aerospace, rail, machinery, and infrastructure sectors on digital transformations, operational strategy, and performance improvement. Gernot has served clients in over 20 countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, and many of his projects are international in nature. Full bio

Tony Hansen

Managing Director

Tony leads the strategic direction and the day-to-day operations of the GII platform, events and publishing. He has over twenty-five years of experience in designing and implementing complex global initiatives, having worked with leading multi-national corporations, governments and NGOs. Specialty areas include strategy development, stakeholder engagement, and project management. Tony’s experience spans infrastructure, sustainability, conservation, and high-impact events. Full bio

Welcome to GII

As technological innovation, globalization, and rising demand place infrastructure at a critical juncture, we strive to uncover new solutions in a rapidly evolving world.

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