Rethinking the planning process

June 2017

Too many infrastructure projects fail to deliver on critical citizen outcomes or never get through the planning process. Inadequate strategic planning, overwhelming political interests, and complex approval chains result in good projects being shelved or not effectively executed. How do we rethink the process and enable strategic thinking, transparency, and optionality without losing purpose? How do we motivate the private and the public sector to work better together?

  • Mark Birrell, Chairman, Infrastructure Australia
  • Uwe Krueger, Chief Executive Officer, Atkins
  • Heang Fine Wong, Group Chief Executive Officer, Surbana Jurong
  • Moderator: Jonathan Woetzel, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

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