Simon Murray, a founding member of acumen7, and a private consultant and Non-Executive Director of East West Rail Ltd, spoke about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead as we invest in 21st century infrastructure. He illustrated the changes to the ways in which government and the private sector will need to work together to ensure the UK gains maximum possible benefit from the investments. Infrastructure is becoming integrated, giving opportunities for the future, however Simon queried whether there is a more effective method of transforming infrastructure for it to be fit for the challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing world.

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