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Hinkley Point C (HPC) Site Visit

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Samina Khan, Deputy Director for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and Department for International Trade (DIT) and Project Delivery Advisor, Kate Hall for the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA), share their …

Pioneering projects for a greener, innovative and digital future

Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) Chief Executive Officer, Nick Smallwood, discusses the progress that has been made to implement the ‘Transforming Infrastructure Performance: Roadmap to 2030’ policy document, one year on from publication.  It is no secret that the UK …

Building the Future - The School Rebuilding Programme Site Visit

Fast Streamer, Chloe Bonnington, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares her insights from an engaging visit to the School Rebuilding Programme with IPA Chief Executive Officer, Nick Smallwood.    What is the School Rebuilding Programme? Announced in 2020, …

Marking Black History Month in project delivery: “We need to recruit against stereotypes.”

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Lorraine Thomas is Head of Risk & Benefits at BEIS and has been in the role for six months after roles in both the public and private sectors. Her portfolio is one of the largest and most diverse in government, …

Defence Vehicle Demonstration (DVD) 2022: Bringing to life the transformation of the British Army

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Project Delivery Advisor, Lydia Randall, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares her insights from an engaging visit to the Defence Vehicle Demonstration (DVD) 2022 with IPA Chief Executive Officer, Nick Smallwood and IPA Deputy Director of Defence, Martin …

Being East & South East Asian in government project delivery: “It's important for project teams to be as diverse as possible”

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Eileen Wong is a Senior Business Change Manager at HMRC and has spent over 19 years in the Civil Service, the majority of which has been in tax compliance roles but decided a change of career and profession was needed. She is also a co-chair of the Civil Service Race Forum’s East & South East Asian Working Group (CSRF ESEA WG). This group was set up in 2021 due to the rise of anti-Asian hate following Covid and aims to create safe spaces for colleagues to talk about these issues as well as forge a community of ESEA civil servants and allies in government.

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 …