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Celebrating a decade of the Project Delivery Profession

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Above, (from left to right) Nick Borwell, Fiona Spencer, Tim Banfield, and Karina Singh. The Project Delivery Profession has been in existence for a decade now. It’s one of the youngest professions in government, and as you would expect it …

Being LGBT in government project delivery: “delivering for a diverse country requires a diverse civil service”

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This blog is part of the Infrastructure and Project Authority’s Role Models Campaign, which aims to increase diversity at all grades in the Project Delivery Profession. Karl Briggs is a Grade 6 Senior Project Manager in the Home Office. He …

The road ahead - a site visit to the A12 and A14 road improvement schemes

Project Delivery Advisor, Dan Samaila, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares his insightful visit to the A12 and A14 road improvement schemes.  Why do we need more roads?  This is a common question in the aftermath of the …

Reflecting on the new Elizabeth line by Alex Milbank

Elizabeth line train

Project Delivery Advisor, Alex Milbank, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares his experience of supporting the Department for Transport (DfT) in their delivery of the Crossrail project and attending an opening event for the Elizabeth line this May …

International Women's Day: ‘Challenge the status quo and never give up’

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Lorraine Russell

As part of International Women’s Day, Lorraine Russell, Deputy Director at the Ministry of Defence, gives her views on the importance of strong female leadership and diversity in project delivery. “Life would be boring if we were all the same” …

Women in project delivery: "How I overcame imposter syndrome" Kuljit Sagoo MBE

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Kuljit

This blog is part of the Infrastructure and Project Authority’s Role Models Campaign, which aims to increase diversity at all grades in the Project Delivery Profession.  Kuljit Sagoo MBE is the Deputy Director for Civilian HR at the Ministry of …

All aboard: Platforms for buildings

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With COP26 fresh in our minds, it has never been clearer that we need to build and maintain infrastructure that is sustainable, resilient and high quality in order to deliver the outcomes that we need for people and nature. Against this backdrop, this month a small team from the IPA visited The Forge which aims to be the first net zero carbon commercial building.

My Story Told: Karina Singh

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Karina Singh is the Director for Transformation at HM Land Registry and the Senior Project Delivery Diversity and Inclusion Champion. In this personal account, Karina discusses her heritage and how project delivery runs in the family. This blog is part of the project delivery profession’s Role Models campaign, which aims to showcase diversity within the project community to create an inclusive culture where people across all backgrounds can reach their potential and progress into senior leaders.